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Impact of COVID-19 on Medical Malpractice Claims in New York

The COVID-19 pandemic brought unprecedented challenges to the healthcare system, affecting not only the delivery of medical care but also the landscape of medical malpractice claims in New York. In this blog, we will explore the profound impact of the pandemic on medical malpractice claims, including changes in procedures, case volumes, and legal challenges. Changing Procedures and Priorities When the pandemic hit New York in early 2020, hospitals and healthcare providers faced an overwhelming surge […]

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NYC Parents: Seek Legal Advice Before Signing a COVID Liability Waiver

New York schools are starting to provide plans for the fall semester. After watching the city become ravaged by the coronavirus this spring, many parents are wary about sending their kids back to school. Rightfully so. Enclosed classrooms full of talkative children who have missed months of normal peer interaction is a recipe for transmitting the virus. While schools are working to make the fall semester safer, not all of their plans are designed to […]

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Will NY COVID Cases Lead to a Rise in Medical Malpractice Suits?

COVID-19 has impacted the lives of people across the world, both from a health and economic standpoint. Frontline medical workers have risked their own lives to treat those infected. Along the way, they have saved many lives — but that doesn’t mean medical malpractice doesn’t occur, even in the middle of a crisis such as a pandemic. Medical malpractice is a complicated area, as there are many types of medical malpractice that can occur even […]

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Your NY Coronavirus Liability Claim Just Became Harder to Prove

COVID-19 has been spreading rapidly across the country. It has placed a huge demand on healthcare resources. In this environment, one might expect medical malpractice claims to skyrocket, but the truth is that many protections have been introduced that may make liability claims much more difficult to prove. Here’s what you need to know about possible medical malpractice claims during and after this pandemic and how they may especially impact any New York liability cases […]

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Can NYC Residents Who Caught COVID-19 in Their Apartment Sue?

The coronavirus pandemic has people around the country fearful of coming down with the virus. In New York City especially, one of the hardest-hit cities around the world, people are doing everything they can to stay safe. People are being told to stay in their homes, but what if your home is in the same building as tens or hundreds of others? What if your home becomes a danger due to their choices? With over […]

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Even in a Pandemic, NY Nursing Homes Have a Duty to Protect Residents

Having a relative in a nursing home is hard enough without worrying if they will get sick from coronavirus. As a result, extreme measures are being put into place in facilities all over the country to keep our aging loved ones safe. AARP shared recently, for instance, that one of the biggest challenges nursing homes are facing is keeping residents from contracting the virus. So limiting outsiders from entering nursing homes is one of the […]

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