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This blog is designed to educate and inform you about recent news and how it may impact your legal case in New York. I have provided commentary and opinion and welcome your comments to keep the conversation going.

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1/4/2015
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What Should Doctors be doing for Kidney Transplant Candidates?

Kidney transplants from living donors give the best recipient survival outcomes according to the study. The study also found that shortages of deceased donor

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11/15/2014
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Are Kidney Patients Getting the Right Treatment?

The researchers interviewed over 40 patients from nine kidney departments in English hospitals that provide dialysis. People in the study had advanced kidney

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6/20/2013
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Big Pharma May Be Inducing For-Profit Dialysis Centers to Prescribe Riskier Drugs

For-profit kidney dialysis centers use more dangerous and expensive drugs than their non-profit counterparts, according to a study by the Journal of the American Medical Association.

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6/5/2010
Gerry Oginski
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Kidney Cancer-Losing a case you should have won

There are few things more frustrating to a trial attorney than losing a case he should have won. Obviously, there are never any guarantees when taking a case to trial. However, in the recent case involving a failure to timely diagnose kidney cancer resulting in death of a 60-year-old man in Queens County this is exactly what happened. Mr. Liew needed a kidney transplant. The kidney he received had unknowingly had cancer.

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4/4/2010
Gerry Oginski
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Death From A Ruptured Shunt-NY Medical Malpractice Lawyer Explains

Today's video tip is is about a man who bled to death after undergoing dialysis. This man had been receiving dialysis for about a year or two. And in the week before the fateful day he had been complaining to the nurse and the technician who set up the dialysis equipment that he was having pain in his arm where the equipment would be attached. Dialysis patients have something called an AV shunt, which is a connection between the artery and the vein that resides in the arm. And the nurse or the technician attaches the needle into that shunt in order to filter the patient's blood.

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