Jeff S. Korek Named in 2013 “Best Lawyers in America” List

The 2013 Best Lawyers in America list is out and Jeff S. Korek, co-founding partner of the law firm Gersowitz Libo & Korek, P.C. has been selected by his peers to be included in this select and prestigious category for his work in the practice area of Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs. Joining Gersowitz Libo

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Some NYC Hospitals Have Chosen to Go Without Coverage for Medical Malpractice

The harsh reality for many New York City hospitals is that they are either totally or partially uninsured for malpractice.  Hospital execs claim that their lack of coverage is due to the fact that the premiums are extremely high (millions of dollars per year) and the hospitals’ finances are simply so abysmal that it would

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Medical Malpractice: Infections Acquired in Hospitals

When you go to the hospital, you expect to get better, not worse. But infections related to hospital care are rising. Very often these infections are avoidable. There are four main types of hospital-related infections: Postoperative staph infections Postoperative catheter-associated urinary tract infections Bloodstream infections associated with central venous catheter placements Postoperative pneumonia Many of

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Infamous Case Highlights Need for Personal Injury Lawyer

A major league baseball player is making headlines for all the wrong reasons. You may have heard about Francisco Rodriguez, a former New York Mets pitcher now with the Milwaukee Brewers. Rodriquez, known as “K-Rod,” pleaded guilty in the attempted assault of his ex-girlfriend’s father, Carlos Pena. The highly publicized offense took place in the Citi

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Statute of Limitations and “Foreign Object” Rule

The statute of limitations in a New York medical malpractice lawsuit typically begins to run on the date that the mistake or malpractice is committed. There are few exceptions to this rule. One exception, the “foreign object rule,” tolls the statute of limitations for filing a medical practice lawsuit where a foreign object is negligently

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Safety Advisers Say State Hid Patient Safety Advisory Committee Report

Some of the highest-ranking officials in New York State’s Health Department have continued to refuse to recognize or concur with the recent recommendations made by a patient-safety advisory panel that was created several years ago to curtail hospital mistakes, expose physicians’ past practices, and avoid medical deaths. However, these high-ranking officials have denied such claims.

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Gersowitz Libo & Korek Gets Tier 1 Ranking

Congratulations are in order for the law firm of Gersowitz Libo & Korek, P.C., for its Tier 1 ranking in the 2013 Edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms.” Tier 1 rankings are generally determined based on an overall assessment of the law firm. The formal announcement to the public is set

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GLK’s Lower Manhattan Office Is Up and Running

Dear New Yorkers, We hope this letter finds you and your loved ones safe following the extensive damage brought on by Hurricane Sandy. All of you are in our thoughts during this difficult time, especially those who have suffered as a result of this destructive storm. We are writing to inform you that power has

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