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A Doctor’s Mistake that Resulted in a Fatal Consequence

By Nairis Pimentel

Medical malpractice is a serious issue that can have devastating consequences for patients and their families. This is especially true in cases where a doctor has a history of making mistakes and continues to practice, putting additional patients at risk.

Deadly Epidural Injections in New York City Hospitals

A recent article in the New York Times[1] highlights a disturbing case of medical malpractice in which a patient suffered harm after receiving an epidural from a doctor with a history of mistakes at Brooklyn Hospital. This case reminds us of the serious consequences that can result from medical errors and the importance of holding medical professionals accountable when they fail to meet the standards of care.

AtRheingold Giuffra Ruffo Plotkin & Hellman, we understand the importance of holding medical professionals accountable when they fail to meet the standards of care expected of them. Our team of experienced medical malpractice attorneys is dedicated to advocating for the rights of patients and their families. We have a deep understanding of the complex medical and legal issues involved in these cases and the resources necessary to thoroughly investigate and litigate them.

What to do if You Suffered from Medical Malpractice

If you or a loved one has been harmed by medical malpractice, we are here to help. Our team of experienced attorneys will work tirelessly to get you the compensation you deserve. Call 212-684-1880 to contact Rheingold Giuffra Ruffo Plotkin & Hellman LLP today for a free consultation regarding your potential Medical Malpractice case.

[1] Goldstein, J. (2023, January 23). A Deadly Epidural, Delivered by a Doctor With a History of Mistakes. The New York Times.

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Edward A. Ruffo, Partner

Mr. Ruffo currently litigates cases at the state and federal levels in New York and New Jersey and has obtained numerous multi-million dollar medical damage awards for his clients. He has been annually ranked as a Top 10 and Top 100 Trial Lawyer by numerous professional societies including The National Trial Lawyers Association.

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