Physician’s Assistant Medical Malpractice Allegations | What to Know

If you are facing medical malpractice accusations as a physician’s assistant, your career may be at stake. To learn what constitutes medical malpractice and the most common examples of physician’sassistant negligence, continue reading. Do not hesitate to contact our experienced New York physician defense lawyers. Our legal team will fight these accusations. We understand the […]

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Medical Professional Sexual Misconduct Charges | What to Know

If you have been accused of sexual misconduct as a medical professional, you may face a wide array of serious consequences if you are found guilty. Being convicted of sexual misconduct or inappropriate sexual contact with a patient could risk your medical license being revoked. You may also face criminal prosecution if a civil lawsuit […]

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What Will Happen When I Am Accused of Nurse Misconduct?

When a nurse is accused of misconduct during their practice, these accusations can have a huge weight on the nurse’s future and livelihood. To learn more about these accusations and what qualifies as nurse misconduct, continue reading. If you are facing allegations of nurse misconduct, it is important that you retain the services of our […]

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

It is important that you retain the services of an experienced OPMC/OPD misconduct defense attorney if you are facing a complaint as a medical professional. Medical malpractice allegations can risk a medical professional’s career. To learn the difference between an OPMC complaint and a civil complaint and how our medical defense attorney can assist you, […]

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What Can I Expect During an OPMC Hearing?

If you have been accused of malpractice and received a complaint letter from the Office of Professional Medical Conduct, one of the first steps you should take is to reach out to an experienced OPMC/OPD misconduct defense attorney. Being accused of misconduct can risk any medical professional’s career and livelihood. The OPMC will launch an […]

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Can a Pharmacist Be Convicted of Medical Malpractice?

When a pharmacist acts negligently in their practice, they can be held liable for medical malpractice. A pharmacist has a wide range of responsibilities to their patients. Any type of negligence when handling medication can result in serious harm. If you are facing allegations of malpractice as a pharmacist, you must know what to expect […]

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What Happens When a Physician Violates HIPAA?

HIPPA was created in 1996 to prohibit medical professionals from disclosing patient information. To learn more about HIPAA and what is considered a HIPAA violation, continue reading and reach out to our experienced New York medical misconduct defense attorney. Here are some questions you may have: What is HIPAA? Patients of medical professionals deserve to […]

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What to Know About Being Accused of Insurance Fraud as a Physician

There are many ways that medical professionals may risk losing their medical licenses. One of the ways that this may occur is through allegations of medical malpractice by harming a patient physically. Another way that a physician may risk losing their license is by being accused of insurance fraud. This does not have as severe […]

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Can I Have My Medical License Restored After it Was Revoked?

If you have had your medical license revoked and are seeking to have it restored, continue reading to discover the time period most medical professionals will have to wait to have their license restored and what the license restoration hearing will entail. For assistance with this process, reach out to our experienced medical defense attorney […]

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What Happens When an OPMC Investigation Is Launched Against a Psychologist?

If you are a psychologist who is facing an OPMC investigation, it is important to understand the steps that will occur next. Continue reading to learn more about medical malpractice accusations and the ways you can protect yourself as a medical professional facing an investigation. Our firm understands that you are likely worried about the […]

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Physician’s Assistant Being Charged With Medical Malpractice? | What to Know

It is possible for your career to be at stake if you are a physician’s assistant facing medical malpractice accusations. Continue reading to learn what constitutes medical malpractice and the most common examples of physician’s assistant negligence. It is important that you retain the services of an experienced medical malpractice attorney who will fight these […]

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What Qualifies as Nurse Medical Misconduct?

If you are a nurse who has been accused of misconduct during your practice, it is important that you understand the weight that these accusations may have on your future and livelihood. To progress through these accusations, you must understand what qualifies as nurse misconduct and the steps that will happen after the Office of […]

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How Can I Defend Myself Against a Medical Malpractice Claim?

If you have been accused of medical malpractice as a medical professional, you may be wondering what options you and your attorney may have for defense. Our experienced medical malpractice defense firm understands the weight that these accusations may have on a medical professional’s livelihood. We will work to fight these charges by exploring many […]

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How Do I Know If a Patient Will Report Me for Sexual Misconduct?

Being accused of sexual misconduct may result in a medical professional facing a wide array of serious consequences if they are found to be guilty. Being convicted of sexual misconduct or inappropriate sexual contact with a patient could risk their medical license being revoked as well as criminal prosecution if a civil lawsuit is opened. […]

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Disciplined by the Office of Professional Medical Conduct? Learn What Information Is Publicly Available

If you have been disciplined by the Office of Professional Medical Conduct, you may be wondering what information about this discipline will be made public. Continue reading to discover the answer to this question and more. If you have been disciplined by the OPMC, it is best that you retain the services of an experienced […]

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Can I Appeal an OPMC Decision in New York?

Medical professionals are held to a high standard as they care for their patients. However, it is important to understand that they are still human and can make mistakes. When a medical professional acts negligently, they may be investigated by the Office of Professional Medical Conduct (OPMC) for misconduct. The OPMC oversees physicians, nurses, and […]

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What Happens If I Am Accused of Insurance Fraud as a Physician?

When an HMO accuses a physician of insurance fraud for overcharging for their services, the physician can be reported to the Department of Health with fraudulent billing charges. It is also possible for an OPMC investigation to be prompted by these accusations. It is common for a physician accused of insurance fraud to negotiate a settlement […]

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Can I Lose My Medical Career Due to Alcoholism?

Medical professionals are just like anyone else and may face hardship in their lives. This may include alcoholism. In this case, they may be concerned about the ability to maintain their medical career while battling their addiction. It is important that medical professionals who have an addiction problem do not allow it to impact their […]

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When can I have my medical license restored?

It is possible for medical professionals to lose their medical licenses due to being convicted of medical malpractice or misconduct. If you have had your medical license revoked, you might be curious about the timeline ahead and when you may be able to apply for the restoration of your license. Continue reading to discover the […]

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What Should I Know About the OPMC?

There are strict standards all physicians must meet throughout their practice. These requirements have no room for mistakes that may harm a patient. Any mistakes made due to negligence during a physician’s practice will lead to serious consequences. When doctors are charged with medical misconduct, an investigation will begin by the Office of Professional Medical […]

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What to Know About Psychologists Facing an OPMC Investigation

Psychologists play a critical role in our society by working to improve the mental health of their clients. Unfortunately, there are instances where psychologists might not choose the best option for treatment during their practice. This could lead to an investigation being opened by the Office of Professional Medical Conduct. It is also possible for […]

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What to Know About Being Charged with Malpractice as a Physical Therapist

If you are facing a medical malpractice claim, it is important to understand the details of a claim as heavy as this. Continue reading to understand how a physical therapist can act negligently, what the most common injuries sustained due to physical therapy malpractice are, and what the legal process for a malpractice claim might […]

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What to Know About Being Charged with Malpractice as a Dentist

Dentists are trusted by their patients. In some circumstances in which dentists act negligently, they may harm their patients. If a patient is injured as a direct result of a dentist’s negligence, they may pursue legal action to hold them liable and to ensure this does not happen to future patients of this dentist. Being […]

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

If you have been charged with malpractice as a physician’s assistant, your professional career may be at stake. Many medical professionals are wrongly charged with malpractice at an alarming rate. Read more to learn about how our firm can help you fight these charges after being wrongly charged with medical malpractice.  What constitutes an act […]

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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 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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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 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 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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