Medical Care Impacted by the Insurance Industry Health insurance is designed to cover your medical care. It’s not supposed to hinder your diagnosis or adversely impact your health. Unfortunately, in several notable cases, the insurance company refused to cover necessary tests, causing the patient to wait until it was almost too late; simply because they...Continue reading
Back to my roots – 50 years ago, in 1969, I first walked into Villa Angela St. Joes at East 185th St and Lakeshore Blvd. as a young freshman. My years at the Viking Village instilled in me a real sense of work ethic and a duty to help others. I would not be where...Continue reading
A class action was successfully pursued against a pharmaceutical company for its failure to properly label its medication with a warning indicating an increased chance of developing cancer.
A class action was successfully pursued against a pharmaceutical company for its failure to properly label its medication with a warning of an increased occurrence of heart attack and stroke.
A 45-year-old man suffered the amputation of both arms when a device malfunctioned. His arms were surgically reattached. A mechanical engineering expert established that the equipment was negligently designed and manufactured, a Ph.D. economist computed his diminished earning capacity, and a life-care planner delineated the cost of future medical procedures and therapy necessary to maintain...Continue reading
A 40-year-old man was driving home from work when a commercial carrier lost control, went left of center, and struck and killed him.
A 62-year-old gentleman, with a long history of diabetes, presented himself to an emergency room complaining of an infection in his foot. The wound was not managed properly resulting in the amputation of his left leg above the knee.
A 63-year-old woman took a commonly prescribed laxative prior to a colonoscopy. The substance had inordinately high levels of creatine that caused complete kidney failure. As a result, she needed a kidney transplant.