JohnRatkowitz

December 13, 2013

$1,060,000 Settlement on Behalf of 72 Year Old Livingston, New Jersey, Resident Who Lost Vision as a Result of a Stroke Occurring During Surgery.

On September 30, 2013, the remaining defendant, my client’s cardiologist, settled all claims asserted against him during trial before he was scheduled to testify in our […]
December 6, 2013

Heart Surgery Patient Who Lost Vision Recovers Confidential Malpractice Settlement

It was the contention of the plaintiff that he was inadequately monitored following heart surgery. Specifically, the plaintiff maintained that because his operating heart surgeon left […]
November 23, 2013
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Avoidable vs. Unavoidable Pressure Ulcers: A Summary of the Federal Regulations

Two Congressional acts – the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1987 and the Balanced Budget Act of 1997- resulted in the promulgation of regulations that have […]
November 23, 2013
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In-Hospital Falls

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), each year one in every three “older adults” (65 years and older) falls. Centers or Disease […]