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Determining Whether You Have a Cruise Ship Medical Malpractice Claim

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In order to determine whether you have a valid medical malpractice claim against a cruise line, it is best to immediately seek the legal advice of an experienced New York cruise ship medical malpractice attorney. However, you can initially consider the following important questions: Did the medical staff diagnose you incorrectly? Did you experience pain or injury after receiving medical care onboard the ship? Did your symptoms worsen during the cruise? Did you require emergency hospitalization? If you are injured or get sick while onboard a cruise, you will have no choice but to rely heavily on the cruise...

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Family of Son Killed in White Plains Crash Files Suit Against Three Local Bars

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Penelope Ward, the mother of 27 year-old Isaac Ward, who was killed in a car crash, filed a lawsuit against the driver and the three local bars that served the driver excessive alcohol in January 2017. The complaint alleged that Harry Kyreakedes, the drunk driver, and the bars – Brazen Fox, Brother Jimmy’s BBQ in White Plains, and Celtic Corner in Dobbs Ferry – should be held responsible because they were “negligent, reckless and careless.” According to the personal injury lawsuit, Kyreakedes and Ward had been hopping between the three local bars, drinking heavily on January 1, 2017 and...

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Worker Suffers Serious Injuries After Falling at a Brooklyn Church Construction Site

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An NYC construction worker suffered serious injuries after he fell from scaffolding at a church construction site in Williamsburg, Brooklyn on April 9th around 2 p.m. The worker was employed by 4M Construction to do brick work on the Trinity Grace Church located at 231 Ainslie Street in Williamsburg. He was on scaffolding when he fell two stories onto the sidewalk shed. The worker, who seemed to have been critically injured and bleeding from the mouth, was removed from the roof of the sidewalk shed and rushed to Elmhurst Hospital in Queens. A neighbor who lives across the street...

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Are Cruise Lines Liable for Medical Malpractice?

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Cruise ships are meant for fun and travel. However, passengers on cruise ships are just as prone to getting injured as they are on land. Regardless of what caused the accident, today’s cruise ship passengers expect competent medical care from the onboard doctors and nurses. A cruise line company may be liable for cruise ship medical malpractice if their healthcare professionals provide substandard care to passengers. The History of Why Cruise Lines Could Not Held Responsible for Medical Malpractice For more than a century, passengers could not sue a cruise line for medical malpractice while on board a ship...

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Dealing With a Hypoxia Birth Injury

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Every breath we take from birth provides our entire body with necessary oxygen.  Lack of sufficient oxygen, especially for a newborn infant, can result in serious medical conditions. A baby who doesn’t get enough oxygen during the birthing process can end up with serious physical and developmental medical conditions. This can seriously impact both the child’s life and the lives of his or her loved ones. What Is Hypoxia or a Deprivation of Oxygen? There is a small window during the birthing process that the baby switches from breathing via the umbilical cord to breathing oxygen on his or her...

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Stillborn Births Caused by Medical Malpractice

Common Birth Injuries Due to Medical Malpractice

Having a stillborn baby after months of pregnancy is devastating. In many instances, stillbirths are caused by events beyond a doctor’s control. However, when a stillbirth could have been prevented by proper medical care, the impact can be even more heartbreaking. In these instances, parents can bring a medical malpractice lawsuit against the responsible medical professionals. Although no amount of money will make the pain go away, it can help bring a sense of justice and closure. Common Causes of Stillbirths In stillbirth cases, many times the cause of the baby’s death is unknown. However, there are several factors...

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3 Gersowitz Libo & Korek, P.C. Partners Selected As “Super Lawyers”

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Gersowitz Libo & Korek, P.C. (GLK) partners, Jeff Korek, Edward H. Gersowitz, and Michael A. Fruhling, are honored to be selected by their peers as 2018 Super Lawyers. About Super Lawyers A Thomson Reuters business, Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 legal practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in New York are selected as Super Lawyers. The selection process is multi-phased and includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations. Lawyers in the New York...

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5 Passengers Killed In NYC Helicopter Crash

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On Sunday, March 11, 2018, just after 7 p.m., a helicopter, owned and operated by Liberty Helicopters, crashed into the East River in New York City. Five people were confirmed dead. Only the pilot was able to free himself and escape. The five passengers were tightly harnessed in the helicopter, which was found submerged upside down in the river. The New York Fire Department had to dive into the water to remove the five passengers from the helicopter. Two of the passengers were found dead on arrival, while the other three were taken to the hospital in critical condition....

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