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THE CHALLENGE TO OBTAINING MEDICAL RECORDS AT COST UNDER THE HI-TECH ACT

By |2020-03-25T15:21:29+00:00March 25th, 2020|Attorney, Attorney Articles, Michael Glass|

HOW CIOX V. AZAR HAS CHANGED THE PERSONAL INJURY LANDSCAPE Michael Glass, Esq. Christopher Glass, Esq. Rappaport, Glass, Levine & Zullo   The delivery of medical records to patients and their attorneys has undergone seismic changes in the last few decades.  Federal and state HIPAA laws created strict standards governing patient privacy. In New York, [...]

Michael Levine is Stepping Down as Mayor of Old Field after 12 Years in Office.

By |2020-03-03T11:27:15+00:00March 3rd, 2020|Attorney Articles, Local News, Michael Levine|

Originally Posted: By Carl MacGowan carl.macgowan@newsday.com  @CarlMacGowan Updated March 1, 2020 9:24 PM Old Field Mayor Michael Levine will not seek reelection and plans to step down after 12 years in office. Read the entire article as seen in Newsday Download the Article

A Verdict of Over 8 Million to a Suffolk County Motorcyclist who was T-Boned

By |2019-11-20T16:14:12+00:00August 30th, 2019|Michael Levine, Press Releases, Recoveries|

$8,900,000 VERDICT – MOTOR VEHICLE – FAILURE TO STOP AT RED LIGHT –  T-BONES OUR CLIENT WHO WAS RIDING A MOTORCYCLE –  RESULTING IN COMPOUND COMMINUTED TIBIA/FIBULA FRACTURES – 13 SURGERIES  AND JAW FRACTURE   Suffolk County, NY This was a bench trial involving a XX-year-old plaintiff motorcyclist in which the plaintiff contended that after the [...]

One Third of U.S. Nursing Home Residents Suffer from Malnutrition or Dehydration

By |2019-02-22T19:36:17+00:00January 16th, 2019|Abuse, Failure To Follow Care Plans, Failure To Monitor, Inadequate Staffing, Malnutrition And Dehydration, Michael Glass, Negligence, Nursing Home Abuse: What You Should Look For, Nursing Home Injuries, Nursing Home Negligence, Nursing Home Wrongful Death|

According to a recent study by National Citizens' Coalition for Nursing Home Reform, Malnutrition and Dehydration in Nursing Homes: Key Issues in Prevention and Treatment, at least a third of the 1.6 million nursing home residents in the United States suffer from malnutrition or dehydration.

Nursing Home Medication Errors Could Be Harming Your Loved One

By |2019-02-22T19:37:14+00:00January 2nd, 2019|Abuse, Medication Abuse And Negligence, Michael Glass, Negligence, Nursing Home Abuse: What You Should Look For, Nursing Home Injuries, Nursing Home Negligence, Nursing Home Wrongful Death|

Warning Signs of Medication Errors or Abuse: Frequent Vomiting (without illness being the cause), delirium, excessive sleepiness, decreased mobility increase in falls, unexplained changes in behavior or alertness, sudden organ failure and unexplained death.

NYC Transit Authority Found 100% at Fault

By |2018-10-11T18:44:51+00:00October 11th, 2018|Attorney Articles, Local News, Municipal Liability, Slip And Fall/premises Liability, Slip-and-fall Accidents, Stair Accidents, Thomas P. Valet, Unsafe Property/premises Liability|

RGLZ Trial Attorney Tom Valet Wins $8,000,000.00 Verdict After a Brooklyn Jury Finds the NYC Transit Authority 100% at Fault. After a heavy snowstorm RGLZ’s client fell down an exterior subway staircase injuring his back, neck and shoulder. He required 3 surgeries, 2 to his spine and 1 to his [...]

DePuy Hip Implants Verdict

By |2018-10-22T18:45:11+00:00November 28th, 2017|Attorney Articles, Medical Recalls, Michael Glass, Thomas P. Valet, Tort Cases|

On November 16th 2017, a federal jury in Dallas, TX told Johnson & Johnson and their subsidiary DePuy that they need to pay six patients a total of $247 million due to hip implants that turned out to be defective. The verdict came as a result of finding that the hip implants used a metal [...]

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Suing the Veterans Administration for Malpractice

By |2018-10-22T18:45:43+00:00November 11th, 2017|Attorney Articles, Medical Malpractice, Nursing Home Negligence, Thomas P. Valet|

AN INTRODUCTION TO THE FEDERAL TORT CLAIMS ACT While everyone will agree that Veterans of our military deserve the highest degree of medical care that can be provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs, the reality is that the VA Health Care System is a disgrace. Reports of Veterans having to wait months or even [...]

Medical Records and Your Rights as a Patient

By |2018-10-22T18:46:49+00:00October 4th, 2017|Attorney Articles, Medical Malpractice, Medical Recalls, Thomas P. Valet|

Medical Records are Private and Protected We frequently hear from clients whose doctors refuse to provide them with copies of their own medical records.  In other cases we hear from clients whose records have been disclosed to other persons without their knowledge and consent.   As a patient, it is important to know your rights both [...]