Robert Sullivan Addresses the Failure to Monitor Labor and the Necessity of Caesarean Section Delivery

In this educational piece, New York Medical Malpractice Attorney Robert G. Sullivan, Esq. describes how the failure to monitor a delivery, and, in some instances, perform a Caesarean Section delivery, can lead to medical malpractice. All too often, individuals are harmed when health care professionals either fail to properly monitor a woman during labor or […]

Breast Cancer and Tools for Early Detection by New York City medical malpractice lawyer

By Robert G. Sullivan, Esq. –  According to the United States Center for Disease Control (“CDC”), breast cancer is the fifth leading cause of death among women over 40. Preventing breast cancer starts with personal awareness and intelligent decisions. When breast cancer is detected and treated at an early stage, many women go on to […]

New York CPLR Article 16 by New York City Personal Injury Attorney – Nicholas Papain

New York  City Personal Injury Lawyer Nicholas Papain Explains How New York CPLR Article 16 Modifies the Traditional Common Law Rule of Joint and Several Liability in Products Liability and Other Personal Injury Cases New York does not follow the traditional law of joint and several liability. At common law, when a plaintiff-that is the […]

New York Medical Malpractice Lawyer Explains Why Uterine Rupture Takes Place in Patients Electing Natural Delivery Following A Previous Cesarean Section

In this final article in a series on the topic, New York lawyer Robert G. Sullivan, Esq. explains why a previous c-section increases the risk of uterine rupture during natural delivery, and outlines the precautions hospitals must take to ensure that uterine rupture does not occur. Uterine rupture during vaginal birth after Cesarean Section (“VBAC”) […]

New York Medical Malpractice Attorney Robert G. Sullivan Addresses The Importance of Colon Cancer Screening

In this article, Robert G. Sullivan, Esq., a New York lawyer concentrating in the representation of patients injured by medical malpractice, describes colon cancer screening and its benefits to those at increased risk for the disease. After lung cancer, colon or colorectal cancer is the second most common cause of cancer-related deaths in the United […]

Quick approval is not always a good thing

The Federal Drug Administration’s duty to the citizens of America is to put safe drugs on the shelves of convenience stores and in pharmacies. Yet, how much do this federal agency value its responsibility? It seems that today, it is much easier than ten, twenty years ago to get a drug approved and on the […]