We are pleased to announce that Andrew J. Barovick, Esq. of Andrew J. Barovick, PC has joined the firm as of August 1, 2022. Andrew Barovick has over 25 years of experience as an attorney and has joined our Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury teams.

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NEGLIGENCE CAUSED DEATH OF NY RANGERS RISING STAR

This is an UPDATE on my October 13, 2008 post, “Small Time Medical Care Hurts Big League Hockey.”   Alexei Cherepanov, once considered a hot prospect for a future roster of our own New York Rangers , died that day when…

NEW CASES OF INTEREST, AND FICTIONAL MEDICAL MALPRACTICE

When it comes to the discovery process in New York, probably the most frequently invoked word in decisions by judges is “ liberal ,” as in, New York favors a liberal, open-ended exchange of information among parties…

UPDATE ON HOW TO IMPROVE U.S. HEALTH CARE

“ Universal Health Care ” should be embraced, and not feared, according to The Anti-Corporate League .   They make what they term a data-based argument for Universal Health Care in the U.S.A. on their blog, and it makes for interesting reading. …

ELLIOT SPITZER, REDUX

Conspiracy theorists, rejoice!  For in today’s NY Times , we learn from Danny Hakimthat a congressional committee is investigating the motives behind U.S. Attorney Michael J. Garcia’s investigation into Spitzer’s romp with up-and-coming rap artist/whore Ashley Dupree. The idea here is…

UPDATE ON ELECTRONIC MEDICAL RECORDS

Today’s LEGAL MEDICINE blog puts a renewed spotlight on the benefits of electronic medical records .  It discusses a new study in the “Archives of Internal Medicine” that suggests that converting to such a system may help to  curtail medical…

THE HIGH COST OF PRACTICING MEDICINE IN THE NORTHEAST?

There was a fascinating article in Tuesday’s BOSTON GLOBE , entitled “ Doctors’ Fear of Lawsuits Tied to Added Costs of $1.4 Billion .”  The central thesis was that Massachusetts physicians are so afraid of being sued for medical…

FDA PROCEDURES UNDER THE MICROSCOPE TODAY

Today at 3:00 p.m., YOU CAN SPEAK TO DIANA LEVINE (WYETH v. LEVINE) ABOUT FEDERAL PREEMPTION.  The program is being sponsored by FireDogLake.com .  Anyone can go to the site, and click through to follow the conversation.  In order…

WHAT A LONG, STRANGE TRIP AMERICANS ARE TAKING

Some things are worth travelling for:  the soup dumplings at Joe’s Shanghai in New York’s Chinatown, for example.  But according to Choe Sang-Hun in today’s NY Times ,  many Americans are joining the ranks of medical tourists , and heading to…

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