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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, [...]

Worldwide Recall Issued by Mavidon

By |2020-01-09T12:59:26+00:00January 9th, 2020|Local News, Medical Recalls, Recalls|

Announcement Issued by Mavidon: Hospital and clinics are to STOP using LemonPrep®, PediaPrep®, Wave Prep, & Cardio Prep that were manufactured by Mavidon in their Riviera Beach, FL Facility IMMEDIATELY due to potential contamination with Burkholderia cepacia. Mavidon is voluntarily recalling all lots of products manufactured at their facility including LemonPrep®, PediaPrep® and Wave Prep 4-ounce tubes and single use [...]

NY’s Child Victims Act Allows all Victims regardless of age to Seek Civil Action until August 14, 2020

By |2019-08-29T14:54:48+00:00August 2nd, 2019|Child Abuse And Molestation, Local News, Sexual Assault|

NY's Child Victims Act - opens up a one-year “Look Back”, one-time-only period (August 14, 2019 through August 14, 2020) to allow all victims to seek civil action against their alleged abusers and the institutions that allegedly protected the abusers, regardless of how long ago the abuse occurred.

2019: Vulnerabilities in Hospice Care | Office of Inspector General | U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

By |2019-07-09T16:24:11+00:00July 9th, 2019|Failure To Follow Care Plans, Local News|

From 2012 through 2016, federal health inspectors cited 87% of U.S. hospices for deficiencies. And 20% had lapses serious enough to endanger patients, according to two new reports from the HHS Inspector General's Office. Source: 2019: Vulnerabilities in Hospice Care | Office of Inspector General | U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Find a [...]

Recall Changes on Valsartan, Losartan and Irbesartan

By |2019-05-09T13:30:55+00:00March 1st, 2019|Failure To Diagnose, Local News, Medical Malpractice, Medical Recalls, Uncategorized|

FDA updates on angiotensin II receptor blocker (ARB) recalls including valsartan, losartan and irbesartan IMPORTANT: Medications containing only amlodipine or hydrochlorothiazide (HCTZ) are not being recalled. Manufacturers are recalling medications containing amlodipine in combination with valsartan or losartan, and medications containing hydrochlorothiazide HCTZ in combination with valsartan or losartan. […]

FDA Warns Taking These Antibiotics Could Rupture Aorta

By |2019-01-08T21:20:10+00:00January 8th, 2019|Medical Malpractice, Medical Recalls, Negligence|

A U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) review found that fluoroquinolone antibiotics can increase the occurrence of rare but serious events of ruptures or tears in the main artery of the body, called the aorta. These tears, called aortic dissections, or ruptures of an aortic aneurysm can lead to dangerous bleeding or even death.

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.