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Category: Medical Malpractice

Do Surgeons Leave Objects in Patients?

Most attorneys will tell you that the most difficult, time-consuming and expensive claims to litigate are medical malpractice cases. Differing medical treatments and diagnoses for each patient create difficulty establishing and proving fault. One area of medical malpractice claims that is not overwrought with confusion is when a surgical device or instrumentation is left inside a patient after surgery. This is referred to as retained surgical bodies (RSD). The action of leaving a... Read More
Posted by Brian Chiozza at Wednesday, February 14, 2018 | 0 comments

Patient Dumping: the Sad Reality

As you may have seen reported by national media outlets, a tragic video showed a Baltimore, Maryland, hospital placing a patient outside near a bus terminal rather than treating the young woman in question or calling appropriate medical personnel to assist. Sadly, this is still occurring in the United States when hospitals or other health care facilities release patients without proper treatment. These are typically individuals that suffer from mental illness or are homeless. This... Read More
Posted by Brian Chiozza at Wednesday, January 24, 2018 | 0 comments

No Recovery, No Fee - What Does It Really Mean?

We’ve heard the stories. Those experiences with other attorneys. You lose your case, and the attorney sends a bill for filing fees and related expenses. That doesn’t sound like “no recovery, no fee” you see advertised or referred to by many practicing lawyers, does it? Simply put, “no recovery, no fee” should mean that if your attorney takes on your case and is not successful in obtaining a recovery on your behalf, then you, as the client, do... Read More
Posted by Brian Chiozza at Thursday, September 7, 2017 | 0 comments

VA Disability Claims – What to Know

The Chiozza Law Firm believes that serving in the armed forces represents one of the greater things an individual can do for his or country. Unfortunately, our veterans are often treated unfairly and denied benefits or quality medical treatment and care following his or her discharge from the armed forces. As we have previously written, VA malpractice claims have been on the rise and require the assistance of a qualified attorney . On a similar note, VA disability claims have also... Read More
Posted by Brian Chiozza at Thursday, July 27, 2017 | 0 comments

Nursing Home Sexual Abuse - The Unthinkable is Happening

Many people have heard about cases involving nursing home abuse and neglect and medical malpractice claims , but an unfortunate new, prevalent nursing home case involves sexual abuse of nursing home patients. Sadly, employees of nursing homes are acting on defenseless victims, incapable of fighting back. Recently, CNN published a disturbing and horrific report that details numerous cases of nursing home sexual assault and rape that has occurred throughout the United States. What is... Read More
Posted by Brian Chiozza at Tuesday, March 21, 2017 | 0 comments

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