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Anesthesia Errors

When someone undergoes a medical procedure, anesthesia is used to sedate and numb the patient. Unfortunately, sometimes hospitals, anesthesiologists, surgeons or other medical staff make an anesthesia error that causes harm in the process of administering the anesthesia. Do You Suspect Anesthesiologist Malpractice? When a patient is injured because of ...
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Auto Accidents

When you are in an auto accident, your most immediate concern is making sure that everyone who is injured receives medical attention. If you suffer injuries, you should also take the necessary steps to make sure that you receive full compensation for your medical expenses and other losses as soon ...
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Baby Opioid Addiction

The Jacob Fuchsberg Law Firm represents babies born with opioid addictions. Opioids are drugs that include: Morphine Methadone Buprenorphine Hydrocodone and Oxycodone Which are often sold under the following brand names: OxyContin® Percocet® Palladone® Vicodin® Hysingla ER Percodan® Tylox® and Demerol® among others. We also represent babies and children who ...
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Bedsore Injury

How Our New York Nursing Home Neglect Attorneys Can Help The most troubling thing about bedsores (decubitus ulcers) and pressure ulcers is that they are preventable but common. In most cases, they are the product of neglect: care providers neglect to move patients for proper circulation. Regardless of what a ...
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Birth Injury

A birth injury or death of an infant profoundly impacts any family. The loss of or harm to a child changes the way people live forever. When medical negligence is found to have caused the harm, the feelings of sadness and anger can be overwhelming. Our New York birth injury attorneys have ...
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Brain Injury

The brain is as delicate as it is complex. No one fully understands the "three-pound universe" within our heads, but we do know that a brain injury can cause great harm. From problems with movement, cognitive shifts and personality changes, to coma, paralysis and death, a brain injury can change ...
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Cancer Misdiagnosis

Cancer Misdiagnosis in New York Many cancers are treatable when caught in a timely manner and addressed properly. Correct diagnosis depends on appropriately ruling out the most serious conditions and determining what the symptoms mean; doctors are trained and paid to methodically arrive at a proper assessment of what is ...
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Cardiac & Cardio Vascular

Cardiac Conditions According to the American Heart Association, one out of every four deaths in the United States is caused by heart disease. That's 600,000 people a year who succumb to this illness. In some cases, a death or injury due to a cardiac condition may have been prevented by ...
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Cerebral Palsy

How Our Respected New York Birth Injury Attorneys Can Help Cerebral palsy in children can result from oxygen deprivation to the brain during childbirth. In some situations, this type of brain injury is preventable. In your situation, it may be appropriate to bring a lawsuit against the medical professionals or ...
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Civil Rights

The New York civil rights attorneys of the Jacob Fuchsberg Law Firm are known for our absolute commitment to our clients' rights. We offer an absolutely free, confidential consultation to discuss your case and your rights under federal and New York law. If we represent you in a civil lawsuit, ...
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Construction Accidents

There are certain risks in working construction, but there are laws in place to protect workers and ensure that employers, contractors, and subcontractors maintain safe conditions in the workplace. State and federal law allow injured workers to not only obtain wage and medical benefits through workers' compensation but also to bring ...
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Dangerous Drugs

The Jacob Fuchsberg Law Firm's New York class action and product liability attorneys handle cases involving injuries caused by unsafe drugs or defective medical devices. Depending on the circumstances, a product liability case may be brought as an individual action or as a class action. Injuries from Unsafe Medicine We ...
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Employment Law

Workplace Discrimination The Jacob Fuchsberg Law Firm's New York employment attorneys represent employees and executives who have experienced termination or failure to promote at their workplace due to discrimination. We understand and protect your civil rights in the workplace, including combating wrongful terminations and addressing hostile work environment and disparate ...
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Eye Damage

The human eye is capable of extraordinary feats, but it is a sensitive organ. The loss of use of an eye or both eyes can change the way you live and function. Eye injuries or blindness can affect your career, your family and your finances — and medical treatment can ...
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Gallbladder Malpractice

How Our Skilled New York Surgical Error Attorneys Can Help You and Your Family Some of the most common types of surgical procedures performed in hospitals today involve the gastrointestinal system and the gallbladder. In some cases, patients are injured because of medical negligence that could have been prevented. Surgeons ...
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Heart Attack Malpractice

The Jacob Fuchsberg Law Firm: New York Medical Malpractice Attorneys Early detection of a heart attack or heart disease may save a patient’s life. Medical malpractice is negligence by a professional, meaning a doctor. When there is a negligent delay in diagnosis or treatment. Often, there is a failure to ...
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Hospital Negligence

Should you sue if you are hurt at the hospital? It does depend on your situation, but if time is of the essence and you aren't seen as urgently as you should be in an emergency, or if your doctor doesn't take your symptoms seriously, then you may be in a ...
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Labor & Delivery Injuries

How Our Skilled New York Birth Injury Attorneys Can Help Your Family If your family has suffered the loss of an infant or a serious injury to a newborn during delivery, it is, of course, one of the most difficult life events that you will ever encounter. Our lawyers are ...
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Medical Malpractice

When you have a medical procedure performed on an outpatient basis or you receive care in the hospital, you take it for granted that the doctors, nurses, and other medical staff treating you will perform the procedure correctly. Unfortunately, serious medical errors are common and can cause lifelong injuries or ...
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Medical Misdiagnosis

New York Medical Malpractice Misdiagnosis For a patient and his or her family, the misdiagnosis of a serious condition can be a life-changing event. The failure to diagnose a serious medical condition or an incorrect medical diagnosis can constitute medical negligence and form the basis of a medical malpractice lawsuit. In some ...
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Nursing Home Neglect

Did you know that New York State has laws that protect nursing home patients? The Jacob Fuchsberg Law Firm's New York nursing home attorneys represent families when a loved one has been harmed due to nursing home neglect or abuse. Many cases involve bedsores, which are usually preventable, and indicate neglect. But ...
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Nursing Malpractice

What Are Common Nurse Malpractice Claims? There are five common nurse malpractice allegations that patients make. The claims include the failure to: Document procedures or activities, Follow an appropriate standard of care, Use medical equipment responsibly, Communicate with the patient and his or her family, Assess and monitor a patient. ...
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Paralysis Injury

Our New York Medical Malpractice Attorneys:  Skillful, Compassionate Representation Paralysis can take many different forms. Loss of function can be caused in numerous ways, including damage to the spinal cord or oxygen deprivation to parts of the brain. Sometimes, paralysis occurs because a doctor made a mistake or neglected to take ...
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Pedestrian Accidents

Every day, pedestrians are hit by motor vehicles in New York. In some of these cases, serious injury or death occurs. Statistics suggest that pedestrians make up about half of all traffic fatalities in New York City. Most pedestrian accidents involve motorists in private vehicles and pedestrians in crosswalks or intersections. The ...
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Personal Injury

A serious accident can change the course of your life in just a few seconds. The courts acknowledge this fact and award financial compensation to victims of accidents caused by the negligence of others. If you or a loved one have been hurt in an accident, you may be entitled ...
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Police Misconduct

Thanks to mobile devices and social media, the public can learn about shocking police misconduct soon after it happens. Sadly, it continues to happen all the time in and around New York City. The Jacob Fuchsberg Law Firm's New York civil rights attorneys know how to pursue justice and accountability for people ...
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Prescription Errors

Today's medications are more potent and refined than ever, effectively targeting and treating many diseases and conditions.  Unfortunately, when they are not prescribed or administered correctly, they can cause serious harm and fatalities. Prescription errors may arise from medical malpractice or hospital negligence. In most cases, either the wrong medication is given ...
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Prison Injuries

Recent headlines have captured the frightening and dangerous conditions in our prisons. Many inmates are subjected to improper treatment by staff, have been denied necessary care or medical treatment, and have suffered harm as a result of unsupervised interactions with fellow prisoners. If you or a family member was attacked, ...
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Product Liability

Respected and Experienced Advocates for Justice Most of the time, when you as a consumer experience a problem with a product or a service you have purchased, the business that provided it willingly resolves the problem. Sometimes, however, the business refuses to address the problem. There is a wide range ...
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Stroke Misdiagnosis

Jacob Fuchsberg Law Firm: New York Medical Malpractice Attorneys A stroke can be a life-changing event leading to permanent disability, memory problems, and other serious health complications. A stroke happens when blood flow to part of the brain stops. As a result, brain cells die, causing permanent damage. However, with ...
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Surgical Errors

Undergoing surgery requires a high level of trust. Patients and their families rely on the competence of their surgeons and hospitals, whether it is for a minor procedure or a major operation. When that trust is violated due to medical negligence, and someone is injured as the result of a surgical ...
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Workplace Accidents

The Jacob Fuchsberg Law Firm's New York workplace accident attorneys handle cases involving on-the-job injuries, including accidents that occur on construction sites with cranes and scaffolding. We have advocated for clients in cases involving injuries from: safety harnessing hoisting blocks and pulley systems falling objects falls from heights (including falls from scaffolds and ...
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World Trade Victims

The Jacob Fuchsberg Law Firm takes great pride in our joint venture with Gregory J. Cannata & Associates providing legal representation to first responders, families, and others who suffered injuries and illnesses in Manhattan from toxic dust emanating the World Trade Center site. Together, we have recovered over $100 million for our clients. ...
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Wrongful Death

Just last month, New York's highest court, the Court of Appeals, was tasked with the difficult job of determining whether or not a hospital or doctor can be legally accountable for car accident injuries caused by a drugged patient. Specifically, the court had to determine whether the hospital could be liable ...
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$19 Million

Widow brought a wrongful death suit against a doctor after botched surgery of her husband.

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$7.5 Million

Infant was brain damaged at birth due to the failure of a doctor to perform a c-section.

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$7.5 Million

A wife and mother of three was paralyzed as a result of a faulty car roof design.

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$7.5 Million

Failure to order an MRI resulted in permanent paralysis of a 14-year-old boy.

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$7.14 Million

An infant was neurologically impaired as a result failure to perform a c-section.

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$5 Million

Wrongful death of a pregnant woman and one of her babies, leaving the other brain injured.

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