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Looking for a Medical Malpractice Lawyer? Here's 5 'Must Ask" Questions

You are looking for a lawyer online and don't know where to start. You do a Google search and find hundreds of attorneys that apparently meet your search terms. You start calling each one of them. What do you ask those lawyers on the phone? Watch the video to learn the five questions that you should ask every lawyer you speak to to help you decide which lawyer is right for you. Continue reading

Attorney Blooper #12

Watch how New York medical malpractice & personal injury trial lawyer Gerry Oginski screws up his lines over and over again as he tries to create educational video. These outtakes and bloopers give you an inside look at what goes on when Gerry creates important educational video to explain how Medical malpractice, wrongful death, and accident lawsuits work in the state of New York. Continue reading

Objection Overruled! New York Medical Malpractice Lawyer Explains

How many times have you been watching a trial and heard a judge say "Objection overruled"? When you watch a movie and observe a scene from a trial and see one lawyer jump up and yell "Objection!" Why does the judge sometimes say "Objection overruled?" Watch the video to learn what objection overruled means is and what could happen if a lawyer fails to yell "Objection" at the right time. Continue reading

Objection Sustained! New York Medical Malpractice Lawyer Explains

How many times have you watched TV and heard the phrase "Objection sustained"? How many times have you read the newspaper and seen the words "plaintiff" or "defendant"? Do you know what a "Motion for summary judgment" is? In this brief video I explain some of the basic legal phrases we hear so often to give you an understanding of how accident and medical malpractice lawsuits work here in the State of New York. Continue reading

Dental Implant Disaster: NY Dental Malpractice Lawyer Explains

I received a call from woman who had three dental implants placed by a dentist in Queens, NY. The doctor had abandoned all of his patients due to a fire in one of his offices leaving her with unfinished dental work. She came to me, because no dentist wanted to continue doing the work that someone else had started. Unfortunately, she had no idea that the implants were not placed correctly. She had no idea that they were put in on an angle. She had no idea that the restoration would never fit correctly because of the improper placement of implants. Watch the video to learn why she came to me for legal help. Continue reading

What is Sepsis? New York Medical Malpractice Lawyer Explains

Sepsis is an infection that spreads throughout your entire body. Once it gets into the bloodstream, it can be lethal if not treated appropriately. A systemic infection must be treated with powerful antibiotics, usually administered by IV. A failure to recognize and treat sepsis can have deadly consequences. Watch the video to find out more. Continue reading

Knee Replacement Gone Bad

A woman went to have a uni-compartmental knee replacement, and immediately upon waking from surgery was in extreme pain in the back of her knee. Despite the orthopedist's reassurances that everything was fine, and that physical therapy would solve her problem, the pain continued for the next four months. Follow-up x-rays revealed that the original hardware was not put in the correct position during the original surgery. As a result, this patient had to undergo corrective surgery to remove all of the hardware and then put in a total knee replacement to fix the problem. The tragedy was that this was totally preventable if an x-ray had been taken during surgery. Watch the video to learn more. Continue reading

Unrecognized Brain Tumor; New York Medical Malpractice Attorney Explains

Imagine this: A woman gets into a car accident and has a CAT scan of her head. The radiologist correctly recognizes that there is a tumor in her head but fails to tell the patient about it. Nobody from the hospital ever contacts her about this very important finding. Seven months go by, and her vision begins to deteriorate. Watch the video to find out what happens. Continue reading

Unrecognized Bowel Perforation-NY Medical Malpractice Attorney Explains

You undergo surgery and after leaving the hospital you have continued complaints of abdominal pain. Thinking it's normal, you ignore it for a day or two but it continues to get worse. You call your doctor's office and are told it is normal postoperative pain. Despite taking pain medication and resting, you get weaker, and your pain gets stronger. If you're lucky, you'll get to an emergency room to be evaluated. When the doctors suspect that there is a hole in your bowel, you'll have to go back into surgery. If the contents of your bowel were leaking from a hole, you'll likely need to have part of your bowel removed and the remaining bowel sewn together. The failure to recognize a bowel perforation is often grounds for a medical malpractice lawsuit in New York. If caught early enough, treatment can be effective although prolonged and distasteful. Those unlucky enough to get to a hospital on time, suffer the indignity of death from an unrecognized bowel perforation. Continue reading

Brain Damage & Death From Improper Anesthesia

When a young man went into the hospital for "routine appendix surgery" he never expected to wind up with massive brain damage leading to his death. Learn how a series of preventable errors led to a hospital failing to recognize that this young man went into cardiac arrest from an excessive amount of anesthesia given to him during surgery. Watch the video to find out more. Continue reading

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avatarGerry, it was great to meet you and I am proud to say I have got my first video up on the web! Your online course is excellent. Take care.

David Brannen
Resolute Legal