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Gerry Oginski's NY Medical Malpractice Blog

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This blog is designed to educate and inform you about interesting things in the world of medicine and law and how they intersect. I offer news items, commentary and opinion on my blog. I welcome your comments and thoughts. To learn more about how medical malpractice, accident cases and wrongful death cases work in New York, I encourage you to explore my popular website here, http://www.oginski-law.com. As always, if you have legal questions, I urge you to pick up the phone and call me at 516-487-8207 or by email at lawmed10@yahoo.com. I welcome your call!

Gerry

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8/24/2013
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Woman Kills 3 Kids Then Demands Share of Wrongful Death Settlement Proceeds

A woman killed her three little kids by drowning in 2008. She then tried to commit suicide by drinking toxic chemical such as bleach, Oxiclean and other lovely cleaning solutions.

Category: I WANT TO SUE

8/6/2013
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Did Intoxicated Boat Driver or State-Run Barge Cause Deadly Accident, or Both?

The parents of the bride-to-be who died in a tragic boat accident on the Hudson said last week that the crash was caused by an improperly lit barge, according to Newsday.

Category: I WANT TO SUE

7/8/2013
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Tort Reform Sounds Reasonable, But It Could Cost Victims Dearly; NY Post Article Cries Out for Changes in Accident Law

New York’s law on “joint and several” liability was taken to task by The New York Post in an opinion piece this weekend, which called for tort reform.

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12/7/2012
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Injustice & Medical Malpractice-How Do You Know When It Happens Here in New York?

However, when a physician undertakes to treat you, they are supposed to do so using the standard of care in the community. They are supposed to be up-to-date

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6/26/2012
Gerry Oginski
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Guest Post: Abbott Laboratories Fined $1.6 Billion for Fraudulent Marketing

Global pharmaceutical company Abbott Laboratories has agreed to pay a $1.6 billion fine for Medicare fraud and marketing fraud in relation to its neurological drug, Depakote.

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4/4/2011
Gerry Oginski
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3 Reasons Why You Think Your Injury Case is Worth More Than It Really Is

(1) A lawyer told you that your case is worth “millions.” This can happen when you first walk into an attorney’s office and they want to impress upon you that

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11/13/2010
Gerry Oginski
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You Do a Google Search-Why Does Your Name Show Up on a Personal Injury Lawyer's Website?

You're online looking for information and you decide to do a Google search for your name. You see a lawyer's website with your name on it and you can't understand why your name would be on a lawyer's website, so you click on it. What do you find? You may see your name mentioned in a sentence about an accident you were in. Buy you still ask yourself, "Why would my name show up on a lawyer's website?" There are a few reasons why, but let me tell you the most likely reason:

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