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September 2014 Archives

Defensive medicine: is tort law in need of reform? - Part II

Last week, we discussed defensive medicine and the fact that some politicians are using it as grounds for tort reform. But as you may remember from the post, few studies have been able to support the claims that changing existing medical malpractice laws will significantly cut health care spending in the United States.

Defensive medicine: is tort law in need of reform? - Part I

Negligence is all around us: on other people's property, on the roadways and yes, even in our hospitals.  It's because of this risk and the fact that negligence often leads to serious or even fatal injuries that we have tort laws. 

How even a small surgical item can turn to a big problem

We've all heard stories of patients who have suffered a serious infection or injury because a doctor left items inside of them after a surgery. From surgical gloves to forceps, these retained surgical items are costly mistakes to make, costing a patient roughly $63,000 to have one of these objects removed.

4 forms of medical malpractice that can lead to birth injuries

Giving birth for a lot of women is an exciting time. But that joy can be easily shattered when the child is born with a serious injury. For many mothers, they begin questioning when the injury occurred and may even wonder if it was caused by the hospital staff involved in the delivery process.

Investigation launched into facility where Joan Rivers died

Suffering an injury or illness as a result of negligent medical care can be devastating. We expect to go to the hospital to feel better, but the fact is that thousands of people end up feeling worse due to a preventable error made by doctors or nurses.


Tooher Wocl & Leydon LLC is a law firm experienced in handling wrongful death, medical malpractice, auto accidents, fall down claims, nursing home negligence and abuse, car crash and motor vehicle collision lawsuits. The personal injury trial lawyers handle cases throughout Fairfield County. If you have been seriously injured in Stamford, Norwalk, Fairfield, Bridgeport, or anywhere in Connecticut, please call one of our litigation attorneys at 203-517-0456, or email the firm to schedule a free consultation.

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