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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

Handling Legal Cases for Children

If you have children, you understand that they are your pride and joy. Every loving parent would do anything to protect his or her child from harm. Unfortunately, children get hurt often, usually minor injuries because kids are care-free and fearless.  However, when a child is injured due to the negligence of others, we see a new side of parents –  sadness, anger, frustration and pain. These accidents are avoidable. But, if your child has experienced a negligent injury,... Read More
Posted by Brian Chiozza at Monday, February 5, 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

PTSD and Auto Accidents: What to Know

While most car accidents are minor and result in no discernable injuries, an accident can be so horrific with damages so significant that the involved parties suffer lifelong physical and emotional scars. One way emotional scarring can manifest itself is through Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). PTSD is a mental health condition sustained by individuals who have lived and suffered through an extremely traumatizing situation or accident. While the public is used to hearing the... Read More
Posted by Brian Chiozza at Thursday, January 11, 2018 | 0 comments

When a Car Accident Becomes a Crime

Car accidents are usually just what the words imply. An accident. An unintended action due to the negligent driving of another. While these matters can have serious and life-altering consequences, the remedy for accident claims is usually reserved for Civil Court. In Civil Court, a Plaintiff can recover monetary damages for pain and suffering, lost wages, medical expenses and other allowable damages related to an auto accident.   Usually, the at-fault driver is issued a... Read More
Posted by Brian Chiozza at Thursday, January 4, 2018 | 0 comments

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