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 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 […]

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 […]