Your Right To Your Information

A recent article in the New York Times raised the question of a patient’s right to obtain copies of their own medical records and the difficulty in doing so. Representing patients we have experienced the same frustration. It would appear that everyone can get...

Our Clients are Not Stupid!!!

The arrogance of some medical professionals never ceases to amaze me. The manner in which they interact and treat patients is for some professionals a exhibit of their attitude that I know everything and do not have to explain anything to these people. The attitude...

NURSING HOME ABUSE PART 1

The latest form of Nursing Home Abuse are attempts by the nursing home to seize resident’s assets. This is a new form of earlier actions. The first case we saw related to a nursing home accepting a sum from a widow for lifetime care. This sum under their current...

Navigating the Credentials Maze

The author, an attorney and medical doctor, is a partner with Goldsmith Ctorides & Rodriguez in Englewood Cliffs. When one considers whether or not an individual is “credentialed” one often considers the background and training of a physician and not...