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Gerry Oginski's New York Legal Blog

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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5/17/2016
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Medical Errors Are Leading Cause of Death | NY Med Mal Law

New York Medical Malpractice Attorney shares study, only heart disease and cancer outpaced unintended acts by medically trained professionals.

Category: Medical Malpractice

5/15/2016
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Gene Mutations Are Dangerous For Men | NY Med Mal Lawyer

Many women are aware of the dangers posed by mutations in the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes. New York Medical Malpractice Attorney shares cancer article.

Category: Misdiagnosis and Failure to Diagnose

5/13/2016
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Polio Used To Fight Terminal Brain Cancer | NY Med Mal Law

President Franklin Roosevelt was affected by this potentially-fatal virus known to cause paralysis. New York Medical Malpractice Attorney shares article.

Category: Misdiagnosis and Failure to Diagnose

5/11/2016
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Can Being Overweight Lead to Poor Health | NY Medical Lawyer

New York Med Mal Attorney shares article about obese individuals having high blood pressure and are unaware that this could lead to a stroke or early death.

Category: Medical Malpractice

5/9/2016
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Atrial fibrillation Drugs May Increase Dementia | NY Lawyer

People need regular blood tests to make sure their warfarin levels are in the therapeutic range. New York Medical Malpractice Attorney shares insights

Category: Misdiagnosis and Failure to Diagnose

5/9/2016
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How prevalent are deadly medical errors | NY Med Mal Lawyer

Scientists from Johns Hopkins found more than 250,000 Americans die due to mishaps every year, as shared by New York Medical Malpractice Attorney

Category: Medical Malpractice

5/5/2016
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Are Antibiotics Always the Best Answer | NY Med Mal Lawyer

Research showed that around 30 percent of outpatient prescriptions in the US were probably unwarranted, as shared by New York Medical Malpractice Attorney.

Category: Medical Malpractice

5/4/2016
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More Sex Might Protect Men Against Prostate Cancer | NY Law

Study suggests that men who ejaculate often may have a lower risk of prostate cancer. New York Medical Malpractice Attorney shares article.

Category: Misdiagnosis and Failure to Diagnose

5/4/2016
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Irregular Periods May Increase Risk of Cancer |NY Lawyer

Research provides the first evidence linking abnormally long cycles or missed periods to gynecological issues as shared by New York Medical Malpractice Attorney

Category: Misdiagnosis and Failure to Diagnose

5/3/2016
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Diet Linked to Aggressive Prostate Cancer | NY Med Mal Law

Study found that high dietary saturated fat is important for health and cardiovascular disease prevention as shared by New York Medical Malpractice Attorney

Category: Misdiagnosis and Failure to Diagnose

5/3/2016
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Handheld Cancer Detection | NY Medical Malpractice Lawyer

The device is alleged to be able to diagnose tuberculosis and other infectious diseases through DNA analysis, shared by New York Med Mal Attorney.

Category: Misdiagnosis and Failure to Diagnose

5/3/2016
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Test Gives Control Over Prostate Treatment | New York Lawyer

A new blood test for prostate cancer has been developed which gives men the chance to participate in deciding their own treatment. NY Med Mal Attorney explains.

Category: Misdiagnosis and Failure to Diagnose

5/3/2016
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Are Pills Good for Insomnia | NY Med Mal Lawyer

New study shows that there is a better way to treat sleeping disorders as shared by New York Medical Malpractice Attorney

Category: Medical Malpractice

5/2/2016
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Gene Therapy Helping to Cure Blindness | NY Med Mal Lawyer

New study tested whether a genetic therapies could help improve the sight of patients as shared by New York Medical Malpractice Attorney

Category: Misdiagnosis and Failure to Diagnose

5/2/2016
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Vaccination May Not Eliminate All Disparities | NY Law

New study found that HPV is expected to reduce the cancer burden across all racial/ethnic groups. New York Medical Malpractice Attorney shares article

Category: Misdiagnosis and Failure to Diagnose

5/2/2016
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New Oral Cancer Prices Skyrocket | NY Med Mal Lawyer

Drugs that are administered orally have been a focus of the pharmaceutical industry. New York Medical Malpractice Attorney shares discovery

Category: Misdiagnosis and Failure to Diagnose

5/1/2016
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Which Surgeries Lead to the most Complications | NY Lawyer

A new study shows seven emergencies patients should try to avoid as shared by New York Medical Malpractice Attorney Gerry Oginski

Category: Surgical Mistakes

4/30/2016
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How doctors cope, learn & change after making medical error

The study explored whether physicians move through the experience of making a harmful error and not only survive but also learn something about themselves

Category: Medical Malpractice

4/30/2016
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New Treatment for Liver Cancer | New York Medical Lawyer

This new procedure involves using tiny beads that carry a high dose of radiation directly to the cancer cells as shared by NY Med Mal Attorney Gerry Oginski

Category: Misdiagnosis and Failure to Diagnose

4/30/2016
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How Cancer Kills | New York Medical Malpractice Attorney

Cells are driven by the same, unifying goal to grow and divide. After enough growing and dividing, a tiny minority of those cells bucks shared by NY Med Mal Law

Category: Misdiagnosis and Failure to Diagnose

4/29/2016
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Cell Changes that Affect Breast Cancer | New York Attorney

Researchers have shown how small structural changes in a receptor are directly linked to regulating molecules and can produce predictable effects - NY Law

Category: Misdiagnosis and Failure to Diagnose

4/29/2016
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Potential Treatment for Deadly Brain Cancer | NY Law Firm

Glioblastoma is resistant to radiation, chemotherapy and difficult to remove with surgery. New York Medical Malpractice Attorney shares article.

Category: Misdiagnosis and Failure to Diagnose

4/28/2016
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Birth Control Pill May Decrease Cancer Risk | NY Med Mal Law

New study found that women who took oral contraceptives slashed their risk of endometrial cancerous growth. New York Medical Malpractice Attorney shares article

Category: Misdiagnosis and Failure to Diagnose

4/28/2016
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Coffee May Lower Risk of Endometrial Cancer | NY Med Lawyer

A recent study shared by New York Attorney found women who drank more than four cups of coffee a day had a 22% lower risk of developing endometrial cancer.

Category: Misdiagnosis and Failure to Diagnose

4/28/2016
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How Exercise Can Benefit Patients | NY Med Mal Lawyer

Research suggests exercise can minimize side effects of some drugs used in treating cancer. New York Medical Malpractice Attorney shares article.

Category: Misdiagnosis and Failure to Diagnose