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New U.S. Study Finds Patients Are Rarely Told About Medication Errors

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A new U.S. study published by Critical Care Medicine reveals that patients are rarely told about mistakes with their medicines, an announcement that is likely to come as a big surprise to most patients and families. The researchers relayed that most medication mistakes did not harm patients, but those that did were more likely to happen with ICU (intensive care units) patients and their families.

For more information and to read the entire article, visit Reuters online here.

When you or a loved one has suffered an injury due to malpractice, it’s time to contact your Long Island law firm. Give the medical malpractice attorneys with Pegalis & Erickson a call at (516) 684-2900 to set up an initial consultation. We handle a wide variety of medical malpractice cases, including those affecting children.

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The material contained on this website is for informational purposes only. It is not to be considered legal advice. Transmission of the information is not intended to create, and receipt does not constitute an attorney-client relationship. Any electronic correspondence, either through this website or through telephone or email with this firm is not to be considered a retention of this firm or any of its members, associates, employees or agents. 

Pegalis and Erickson Medical Malpractice Case Featured in the NY Daily News

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Pegalis and Erickson secured a $5.3 Million settlement for Deidre Thompson, who suffered medical malpractice during the birth of her son Sebastian. Sebastian was born with a heart rate of over 200 beats per minute and was not breathing on his own. He was also having seizures and a later CT scan of his brain showed a skull fracture and bleeding. Today, Sebastian is permanently disabled and has difficulty walking and speaking.

Pegalis and Erickson attorney Annamarie Bondi-Stoddard is quoted in the article saying “In order to get the baby through, they were pushing on her stomach”.

Annamarie Bondi-Stoddard and Pegalis and Erickson succeeded in gaining a $5.3 verdict for Deidre Thompson and her son Sebastian for the injuries that were sustained at Queens Hospital Center.

To view the entire article on NY Daily News, click here.

When you or a loved one has suffered an injury due to malpractice, it’s time to contact your Long Island law firm. Give the medical malpractice attorneys with Pegalis & Erickson a call at (516) 684-2900 to set up an initial consultation. We handle a wide variety of medical malpractice cases, including those affecting children.

Disclaimer:
The material contained on this website is for informational purposes only. It is not to be considered legal advice. Transmission of the information is not intended to create, and receipt does not constitute an attorney-client relationship. Any electronic correspondence, either through this website or through telephone or email with this firm is not to be considered a retention of this firm or any of its members, associates, employees or agents. 

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