Medical Malpractice Attorney from New York City Explains Importance, Early Detection – Treatment of Lung Cancer

In this informative piece, New York Medical Malpractice Lawyer Robert G. Sullivan, Esq. explains why the timely detection and treatment of lung cancer is so important to patients.  Mr. Sullivan also describes the catastrophic consequences of a failure to diagnose the disease, an omission that may be the basis for a medical malpractice action. Lung […]

New York Medical Malpractice Lawyer, Addresses the Complications of a Colonoscopy

Robert G. Sullivan, Esq., New York Medical Malpractice Lawyer, Addresses the Complications of a Colonoscopy, Emphasizing the Importance of Patient Awareness In this insightful article, Robert G. Sullivan, Esq., a New York medical malpractice attorney, describes the risks of injuries posed by colonoscopies, used for routine screening of colorectal cancer, and why it is important […]

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 Hospitals Under Pressure to “Keep it Clean” to Prevent Infections

By Robert G. Sullivan, Esq. Imagine undergoing a routine surgery, only to find out days later that while being admitted to the hospital, you contracted a serious, possibly life-threatening infection on the premises. Sadly, this scenario is becoming all too common in New York hospitals, as hospital infections kill more people each year than AIDS, […]

Knowing Your Rights – The Statute of Limitations for Medical Negligence

by Robert G. Sullivan,Esq of Sullivan Papain Block McGrath and Cannavo,P.C. There are very few hard and fast rules under New York law.  However, the statute of limitations while one of the most fundamental, is also one of the most rigid and strict rules of law in this State.  The statute of limitations is how […]