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MD News: Pursuing Evidence Behind Congenital Heart Defects

By Laurie A. Annunziato, Esq. and Samantha E. Shaw, Esq. Thursday, March 26, 2020 Category:  Legal, Practice Management Specialty:  Cardiology, Pediatrics Congenital heart defects involve a...

MD News: The Critical Role of Documentation in the Medical and Surgical Management of Children

By Daniel Freidlin, Esq. Monday, January 20, 2020 Category:  Legal, Practice Management, Risk Management Specialty:  Orthopedics, Pediatrics, Surgery Critical to the defense of any medical...

MD News: Sexual Harassment Training: Are You in Compliance?

By Valerie K. Ferrier, Esq. Monday, January 6, 2020 Both New York State and New York City law now require annual sexual harassment training for all employees. The laws overlap and in some cases...

MD News: Regulatory Update: Mammography Quality Standards Act

By Daniel L. Freidlin, Esq. and Maureen P. Blazowski, Esq. Thursday, November 14, 2019 Category:  Regulatory & Compliance Specialty:  Women's Health It is estimated that there will be 268,600...

MD News: How Oncological Medical Malpractice Arises and Can Be Defended

By Michael A. Sonkin, Esq., and Michelle A. Frankel, Esq. Thursday, October 17, 2019 Category: Legal, Practice Management Specialty: Oncology Oncologists are not sued for medical malpractice as...

MD News: Sweeping Changes to New York State Discrimination Law

By Valerie K. Ferrier, Esq. Friday, September 27, 2019 Category: Legal, Practice Management, Risk Management Following the first public hearings on sexual harassment since the early 1990s, New York...

MD News: Vaccination Considerations for Medical Providers and Patients

By Aryeh S. Klonsky, Esq., and Michelle A. Frankel, Esq. Tuesday, August 20, 2019 Category: Legal The decision about whether to be vaccinated is a patient’s choice. Vaccine manufacturers and medical...

MD News: Informed Consent Considerations for Mammography in Women with Breast Implants

By Thomas A. Mobilia, Esq. and Daniel L. Freidlin, Esq. Monday, July 29, 2019 Category: Legal Specialty: Women's Health Mammography is generally considered a low-risk diagnostic test that plays an...

MD News: Punitive Damages In Nursing Home Negligence Cases

By Rosaleen T. McCrory, Esq. and Karen B. Corbett, Esq. Tuesday, June 18, 2019 Category: Legal Specialty: Geriatrics Nursing home litigation has significantly increased in recent years due to a...

MD News: Operative Reports: Be Careful What You (Don’t) Write

By Anthony M. Sola, Esq. and Daniel L. Freidlin, Esq. Monday, May 20, 2019 Category: Legal An operative report documents the details of surgery. The Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare...

MD News: Spravato – Miracle Drug or False Hope?

For nearly thirty years, the FDA had not approved any new antidepressant medications since Prozac entered the market in 1988. All that changed in March 2019, when the FDA approved Spravato, a nasal spray antidepressant for the treatment of adults with...

MD News: Pursuing Evidence Behind Congenital Heart Defects

By Laurie A. Annunziato, Esq. and Samantha E. Shaw, Esq. Thursday, March 26, 2020 Category:  Legal, Practice Management Specialty:  Cardiology, Pediatrics Congenital heart defects involve a structural abnormality of the heart that exists at birth. While overall rare,...

MD News: Sexual Harassment Training: Are You in Compliance?

By Valerie K. Ferrier, Esq. Monday, January 6, 2020 Both New York State and New York City law now require annual sexual harassment training for all employees. The laws overlap and in some cases conflict, making proper implementation tricky for employers. The deadline...

MD News: Regulatory Update: Mammography Quality Standards Act

By Daniel L. Freidlin, Esq. and Maureen P. Blazowski, Esq. Thursday, November 14, 2019 Category:  Regulatory & Compliance Specialty:  Women's Health It is estimated that there will be 268,600 new cases of invasive breast cancer, exclusive of recurrent breast...

MD News: How Oncological Medical Malpractice Arises and Can Be Defended

By Michael A. Sonkin, Esq., and Michelle A. Frankel, Esq. Thursday, October 17, 2019 Category: Legal, Practice Management Specialty: Oncology Oncologists are not sued for medical malpractice as frequently as other specialists, but there are patterns in the types of...

MD News: Sweeping Changes to New York State Discrimination Law

By Valerie K. Ferrier, Esq. Friday, September 27, 2019 Category: Legal, Practice Management, Risk Management Following the first public hearings on sexual harassment since the early 1990s, New York passed legislation enacting major changes and the potential for much...

MD News: Vaccination Considerations for Medical Providers and Patients

By Aryeh S. Klonsky, Esq., and Michelle A. Frankel, Esq. Tuesday, August 20, 2019 Category: Legal The decision about whether to be vaccinated is a patient’s choice. Vaccine manufacturers and medical providers are not commonly sued when patients become injured or sick...

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