I’m a Physician’s Assistant Being Charged With Malpractice | What Do I Do?

As a physician’s assistant, you know how much work it took to get where you are today. Unfortunately, years of medical school and real-world experience in the field can all be in vain when a claim of malpractice or misconduct is brought against you, as your future practicing medicine may be on the line. Whether […]

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What Should I Do if I am a Pharmacist Being Accused of Malpractice?

As you know, after seeing a doctor, the doctor will then fill out a prescription and send it over to a pharmacy for the patient to pick it up. Of course, the pharmacist is not the one who diagnoses the patient, but the pharmacist still has a wide array of responsibilities towards the patient, as […]

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What Should a Nurse Facing Malpractice or Misconduct Allegations Do?

New York State is home to countless talented and dedicated nurses. As you know, becoming a nurse isn’t easy; it requires years of schooling, training, and hard work. For this very reason, we as New Yorkers are extremely fortunate to have some of the most talented nurses in the country working right here in our […]

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What is the Difference Between an OPMC Complaint & a Civil Complaint?

If you are a medical professional, the last thing you’d ever want is to receive a complaint, either a civil complaint or one from the OPMC. That being said, everyone makes mistakes, and if you are someone who recently received a complaint from the OMPC or a civil complaint, meaning from a patient or another […]

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Can I Get My Medical License Restored in New York City?

If you are a medical professional, there is a very good chance that there are few things more important to you than helping people in their time of need. Unfortunately, there are times where even the best medical professionals make mistakes, and when this happens, there is a strong chance that they will lose their […]

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What to Know About Allegations of Sexual Misconduct Against Medical Professionals

As you know, whenever anyone is accused of sexual misconduct, they can bet that they will face a wide array of very serious consequences if they are found guilty of such misconduct. That being said, this is all the more true for medical professionals, for if they are convicted of sexual misconduct or inappropriate sexual […]

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What Are the Best Defenses Against Medical Malpractice Claims?

As a medical professional, you most likely dedicate your entire life to helping those who need it most. Unfortunately, everyone makes mistakes, and at times, patients can wrongfully accuse doctors of committing an act of medical malpractice when the expected results are not achieved. Please continue reading and speak with our New York City medical […]

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What is Medical Malpractice Insurance | What All Physicians Should Know

As you know, everybody makes mistakes. Unfortunately, when a medical professional makes a mistake, the ramifications he or she may face as a result are far greater than individuals in other professions who’ve made mistakes. To start, a mistake often results in serious harm done to a patient, which no doctor wants to see. However, […]

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What Should a Doctor in NYC Who’s Received a Complaint Do?

If you are a doctor here in New York City, there is a very good chance that you depend on your reputation. As a doctor, it is your objective to provide your patients with the best possible medical care, and as long as you do, in most cases, you will develop a stellar reputation as […]

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What You Need to Know About Appealing OPMC Decisions

If you are a medical professional in New York State, you most likely understand the fact that you are held to a very high standard. When a medical professional is accused of breaching his or her duty of care towards his or her patients, the ramifications that doctor may face can be serious. In fact, […]

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What to Look for in an NYC Medical Defense Attorney

As a medical professional, if you face allegations of misconduct or malpractice, there is a very good chance that your career is on the line. This is why you must hire an experienced New York City medical defense attorney who is qualified to fight for your right to practice. Before hiring an attorney to represent […]

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What Happens When a Physician is Found Guilty of Violating HIPAA?

As you know, if you are a medical professional, you are responsible for treating your patients to the best of your ability, and you are also responsible for ensuring a level of confidentiality. The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, also known as HIPAA, took effect in 1996, and it prohibits all medical professionals from disclosing […]

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How to Help Ensure You Never Face a Medical Malpractice Claim

When someone hires a medical professional to assist them regarding a health concern, they expect that medical professional to give it their best shot and to treat them as if they were treating themselves. New York City is home to some of the most talented and dedicated medical professionals in the world, however, even they […]

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What Happens if I Am Accused of Billing Fraud as a Doctor?

Doctors have a lot on their plates. Rather obviously, their primary concern is the well-being of their patients. Fortunately, most doctors in New York City and throughout the country are dedicated to ensuring their patients are provided with only the best care possible. However, once a doctor is done treating a patient, his job is […]

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What Happens if I am a Physician Accused of Insurance Fraud?

As you know, if you are a medical professional, you most likely went through years of schooling, training, and perhaps you’ve even practiced medicine as a physician for decades now. Here at Walker Medical Law, we understand all medical professionals have to go through to obtain their medical license and build their practice, which is […]

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How Long Will I Have to Wait to Have My Medical License Restored?

Medical doctors go through years of education and training before they are allowed to practice medicine with the general public. Because of this, most doctors are incredibly serious about their practice and will consistently serve the public to the best of their ability. Unfortunately, there are times where medical professionals make mistakes or are accused […]

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Can a Physician Lose His Job Over an Allegation of Alcoholism?

As you know, alcoholism is an addiction, and many people are alcoholics who you may never expect to be. Unfortunately, if you are a physician and you are an alcoholic, there is a very good chance that this may affect your ability to practice medicine, and if you are accused of alcoholism in the context […]

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How Can I Appeal an OPMC Decision as a Physician in NYC?

As you know, if you are a medical professional, you are held to a high standard, and rightfully so–in many cases, people’s lives are in your hands. For this very reason, medical professionals have to attend medical school for years, and they have to truly prove their abilities before receiving their license to practice medicine. […]

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What Psychologists Facing OPMC Investigations Must Know

Psychologists are among the most compassionate, caring, and intelligent members of our society, and they work to improve the mental health of all those who seek their help. They play a critical role in today’s day and age, and more people see psychologists than you might imagine. Unfortunately, nobody is perfect, and so there are […]

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What to do if You are a Physical Therapist Being Charged With Malpractice

Most people do not feel they are putting themselves at risk when going to see a physical therapist. In most cases, they are on the upswing and recovering from a serious injury or illness, and they are ready to have their physical therapist get them back to normal once again. If you are a physical […]

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Are You a Dentist Being Charged With Malpractice? Here is What You Should Know.

As you know, it is not easy to become a dentist. Dentists spend years refining their practice until they are more than capable of taking care of the general public. Dental health is critical to overall health, which is why dentists are held to the same standard as all other medical professionals. Unfortunately, there are […]

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What Should I Do if I am a Physician’s Assistant Being Charged With Malpractice?

As you know, there are few charges more damaging to a medical professional’s career than those involving medical malpractice. Unfortunately, many medical professionals are wrongly charged with medical malpractice virtually every day, and physician’s assistants are no exception. Please continue reading and speak with our knowledgeable New York City medical malpractice attorney to learn more […]

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I Am a Pharmacist Who’s Been Charged With Malpractice. What Do I Do?

Pharmacists have a huge responsibility. When a doctor fills out someone’s prescription, pharmacists are in charge of ensuring these prescriptions are distributed properly. That being said, though you may not think it, pharmacists have a great deal of responsibility, as any mistake could result in a detrimental outcome for a patient. For example, if a […]

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What NYC Nurses Facing Accusations of Medical Misconduct Must Know

If you are a nurse in New York State, it most likely means that you are a highly-qualified, educated, and experienced medical professional. Nurses hold the responsibility of working closely with physicians with the best interests of their patients in mind. Unfortunately, in certain cases, where treatments do not go as planned, or when certain […]

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Everything You Need to Know About HIPAA in New York

Medical professionals are trusted with a significant amount of sensitive and private information every day. This is information that should be protected. That is why the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) was created. Under this Act, all medical professionals are required to keep patient information confidential unless they have specific patient permission to […]

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Uninsured Physicians Facing Investigation: How do I Defend Myself?

It is taken very seriously when a medical professional is accused of misconduct. It is because of this that an investigation will take place, calling the professional’s entire practice into question. This can lead to the possibility of the individual losing their medical license and the ability to practice medicine. These situations can be stressful […]

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How Can an Attorney Defend me Against Medical Malpractice Accusations?

It is very serious when a medical professional is facing malpractice accusations. This is because these situations have the potential to jeopardize their career. When facing these situations, it is crucial for a medical professional to retain the services of an experienced New York medical defense attorney to protect their livelihood and future. What is […]

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