negligence

The One Day I Didn’t Bring My Video Camera…

When I turned around to look at my client's expression, it was one of utter shock and disbelief. That's when I realized I didn't have my video camera with me. I wish I'd captured that image to save forever. Continue reading

“I don’t give referring attorneys anything,” she said.

I went to dinner last night with some very dear friends that we see once a year. He's a doctor and she's a trusts and estates attorney. She's a solo who works out of her home after having worked for many years in a large law firm. Being the marketing student that I am, I asked her where she gets her cases from and what type of marketing she does. She replied that the work she gets is entirely from referrals. That's a good position to be in. I then asked what she does to thank those referring attorneys. "Nothing," she answered. Continue reading

Cross Examination Ruins Expert's Credibility; NY Medical Malpractice Lawyer Explains

You know the saying “you just had to be there?” In this video I show you two things that happened during a recent cross examination of a medical expert in a trial I recently handled. These two things destroyed the doctor's credibility even though he had excellent credentials and was a very experienced witness. Watch the video to learn what happened. Continue reading

What's a Video Deposition? NY Medical Malpractice Lawyer Explains

Your treating doctor tells you that he cannot come in to trial since he will be away at the time of your trial. What do you do? Is there some way you can take the doctor's testimony to be used at trial? Watch the video to learn what a video deposition is and how it can be used at trial in New York. Continue reading

What is a Charge Conference? New York Medical Malpractice Attorney Oginski Explains

A charge conference is not what happens when your credit card company calls to find out why you went over your credit limit. Nor is it a strategy session with the people in charge of the running of the bulls. Rather, it refers to... Continue reading

What Does 'Preponderance of Evidence' Mean? New York Medical Malpractice Attorney Explains

Watching TV we hear that the prosecutor has to prove their case beyond a reasonable doubt. However, in a medical malpractice or accident case in New York, that is not the standard that we must meet in order to prove that we are entitled to compensation. Instead, we need only show that we are more likely right than wrong that what we are saying is correct. This is known as the preponderance of credible evidence. If the jury determines that we are more likely right than wrong, then the injured victim is entitled to be compensated for the harm that they have suffered. Continue reading

NY Medical Malpractice Lawyer Explains What is "Mediation?"

Have you ever heard the term 'mediation'? Do you know what it is and how it can help resolve your case? Watch the video to learn more. Continue reading

NY Medical Malpractice: More Trial Secrets Revealed

Do you realize that the people you have sued will be in court with you each day? Did you ever wonder how your attorney can have a civil conversation with his adversary? Watch the video to learn more. Continue reading

Observations Your NY Trial Lawyer May Not Tell You

No, it's not something confidential. Rather it's a few observations about the procedure of being in court and trying your case that many lawyers simply don't tell their clients. It has to to with procedural things that go on and the mechanics of getting into the court house. Watch the video to learn more. Continue reading

Unrecognized Bone Infection Leads to Death-NY Medical Malpractice Lawyer Explains

Learn how a woman who had "routine" bunion surgery by a podiatrist was dead nine months later from post-operative wound complications that were never recognized or treated. Learn what osteomyelitis is. It's a bone infection. In this case, this woman's underlying bone infection was never recognized or treated. This was a preventable tragedy. Continue reading

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