Tag Archives: medical neglect

The Effects of Kernicterus

Kernicterus is an uncommon type of brain damage which occurs in newborns who have not been diagnosed with or received proper treatment for Jaundice (a build up of the chemical bilirubin in a newborns blood.)  Jaundice is common amongst newborns. Luckily treatment is often effective and noninvasive. Its only when symptoms are missed, or misdiagnosed -->

Drug Resistant Bacteria Linked to Hard-to-Clean Medical Scopes.

Health care providers have been warned that difficult-to-clean medical scopes that are inserted down the throat, might be to blame for infecting patients with a deadly drug-resistant bacteria.  The Food and Drug Administration issued an alert after a number of patients had fallen ill, with a superbug, known as CRE, that is resistant to even -->

Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital Held Accountable for Not Following Own Safety Protocol: Franklin County Jury Rules in Favor of Finkelstein & Partners’ Client in Personal Injury Case.

A jury found Plattsburgh-based Champlain Valley Physician’s Hospital negligent and awarded $485,000 to our client in a slip and fall case. The case was presented by Finkelstein & Partners’ attorney Thomas Pronti who successfully argued that the hospital failed to follow their own written policies and procedures, which resulted in his client’s injuries. While visiting -->