April 30, 2008 – New York medical malpractice attorneys from Levy, Phillips & Konigsberg, LLP, express concern bout the substantial number of doctors being monitored by the Federation of State Medical Board’s watch list. According to a recent story in the New York Times, 2% of the doctors in the state of New York have been placed on the New York state medical board’s watch list. This study includes professional misconduct by physicians as well as medical malpractice and negligence. Attorneys from Levy Konigsberg commented on this recent development and are outraged with this growing problem.

New York Medical Malpractice Attorney Comments on Rise of Doctors Being Monitored

NEW YORK, New York, April 30, 2008 – New York medical malpractice attorneys from Levy Konigsberg LLP express concern bout the substantial number of doctors being monitored by the Federation of State Medical Board’s watch list. According to a recent story in the New York Times, 2% of the doctors in the state of New York have been placed on the New York state medical board’s watch list. This study includes professional misconduct by physicians as well as medical malpractice and negligence. Attorneys from Levy Konigsberg commented on this recent development and are outraged with this growing problem.

Now, thanks to the internet, the public has access to information regarding cases involving medical negligence and misconduct which attorneys point out can be found at nydoctorprofile.com. Many doctors on this list are being monitored for sexual misconduct, which can also lead to a temporary suspension of their medical license.

“The sheer number of medical professionals in the State of New York that are under review appalls us. As experienced New York medical malpractice attorney’s we continually receive inquiries from families of patients injured by medical negligence or misconduct and who seek advice on pursuing action against physicians,” said a medical negligence attorney at Levy Konigsberg.

According to the article, “doctors are typically monitored for three years if they have a professional conduct problem, and for five years under the impairment program which is contracted out to the Medical Society of the State of New York.”

The New York malpractice attorneys at Levy Konigsberg LLP represent families and victims who have been affected with medical negligence or misconduct by physicians in hospitals or private offices. For more information or to ask about your case, please call these New York negligence attorneys at 212-605-6200.

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