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News stories tagged with "malpractice"

It was a backroom deal by the hospital association with their special interest lobbyists

Cuomo's malpractice award cap proposal questioned

State Lawmakers examined Governor Cuomo's proposals to change the health care system at a joint legislative budget hearing Thursday.

The most controversial of those plans is a proposed cap on medical malpractice awards of $250,000. Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article

Doctors Lobby for Malpractice Reforms

Doctors and victims of medical malpractice are at opposite ends of a debate on whether to limit awards that people can receive if they are injured by doctor's mistakes. Karen Dewitt reports.  Go to full article

Saranac Lake Surgeon Resigns; New Safety Guidelines Announced at Adirondack Medical Center

A prominent Saranac Lake surgeon has resigned from the Adirondack Medical Center after performing knee surgery on the wrong leg. As Brian Mann reports, the AMC is implementing new safety rules to prevent similar mistakes.  Go to full article

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