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News to End the Week

Posted by Andrew J. Barovick | Feb 26, 2009 | 0 Comments

  • Setting the Record on the “Malpractice Crisis” Straight in Maryland.   Today's Baltimore Sun contains an eye-opening opinion piece that calls for victims of medical malpractice to be treated fairly.
  • According to the AP News , some doctors are returning to the tradition of making house calls, but are now carrying more than their small black “doctor's bag.”
  • British physicians warn against judging them by  claims of  medical malpractice made against them.
  • Septuagenarian Lothariaos, disclose now, or forever hold your piece.  A report by  Debra Cassens Weiss  at ABAJournal. com   supports that advice with a dramatic lesson, involving the loss of a heap of money, and a BMW, all in the context of a California negligence case.

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Andrew J. Barovick

Mr. Barovick is a graduate of Columbia College and Cardozo School of Law. He began his legal career at the Queens District Attorney’s Office, where he tried over 20 felonies to verdict, and argued an equal number of appeals before the Appellate Division, Second Department, the New York Court of Appeals and the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.


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$500,000 wrongful death/medical malpractice settlement on behalf of patient brought to hospital emergency room with serious injuries who suffered complications while unmonitored and died.

$425,000 wrongful death/medical malpractice settlement during trial on behalf of senior hospital patient whose surgeon failed to timely address her worsening symptoms, resulting in her death.

$250,000 to young man whose physician failed to diagnose an impending torsion testicle, causing the loss of the affected testicle.

$200,000 to young mother whose OB/GYN failed to timely diagnose and treat her ectopic pregnancy, resulting in excruciating, long-term pain and the need for surgery to address the ectopic pregnancy once it was diagnosed.