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New York Statute of Limitations and the Discovery Rule

In New York, the statute of limitations sets deadlines for when legal actions must be initiated, governed by the New York Civil Practice Law and Rules (CPLR). The discovery rule, an essential component, can modify these deadlines. Understanding these rules is crucial, especially when considering claims related to personal injury,...

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by May 20, 2024

Never Go Into a Malpractice Claim Alone

Facing a medical malpractice issue is daunting. Such situations often involve significant emotional, physical, and financial challenges. If you find yourself in this situation, the guidance of a seasoned medical malpractice lawyer is invaluable. At Poissant, Nichols, Grue, Vanier & Babbie, P.C., we understand the difficulties involved and provide the...

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by May 6, 2024

The Dangers of Doctor Fatigue

Doctor fatigue is a significant issue that affects not only healthcare professionals but also the patients they serve. It arises when doctors work long hours, often extending beyond their scheduled shifts, without adequate rest. This state of exhaustion can impair a doctor's cognitive and physical abilities, increasing the likelihood of...

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by April 22, 2024

When to File a Med Mal Suit for a Medical Device Injury

Medical devices are essential tools designed to aid in diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of illnesses. However, when these devices fail, the consequences can be severe, potentially leading to serious injury or even death. Identifying when to seek legal recourse for such injuries is crucial. If you suspect that a medical...

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by April 8, 2024

What Is the Difference Between a Birth Defect and a Birth Injury?

Bringing a child into the world is an exciting and rewarding experience. Unfortunately, some babies suffer injuries due to the negligence of medical care providers. These injuries may be mistaken for birth defects. Poissant, Nichols, Grue, Vanier & Babbie, P.C. has handled many birth injury cases and can help you...

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by February 19, 2024

Cosmetic Surgery Malpractice in New York

A growing number of people are changing their appearance through cosmetic surgery and other procedures. While many of these people are satisfied with the results of these procedures, others may suffer injuries, disfigurement, or other complications due to medical negligence. At Poissant, Nichols, Grue, Vanier & Babbie P.C., we've helped...

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by February 5, 2024

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