Injured by the negligence of a doctor or other medical professional? You’re not alone. Our lawyers have been recognized as top in the field of medical malpractice litigation in New York. Put our experience and skill to work for you and your family.
When you or a loved one has been severely injured by the negligence of a doctor or other medical provider, you should rely on our decades of experience holding them accountable, to get you the compensation you deserve. Our team of lawyers and nationally-recognized experts have consistently obtained some of the most impressive settlements and verdicts on behalf of our clients. Very few firms can match our reputation for trial success in the field of medical malpractice litigation. This success pays dividends for our clients, in that it gives us an advantage when negotiating our client’s cases with doctors’ malpractice insurance companies. We know how to properly investigate and work-up our client’s cases — even those that are incredibly complex, and our results speak for themselves. If you or a loved one has been injured due to medical errors/malpractice, put our team of experienced lawyers and medical experts to work for you to get the justice and compensation you deserve.
Medical malpractice occurs in many different forms, and can result in injuries that are significant and often catastrophic. Our lawyers have extensive experience representing clients affected by a wide range of medical malpractice in New York including:
Birth Injuries & Trauma
Childbirth Injuries (including Erb’s Palsy and Cerebral Palsy)
Emergency Room & Hospital Negligence
Eye Injuries or Blindness Caused by Malpractice
Failure to Diagnose Cancer (and other medical conditions/diseases)
Failure to Explain Risks of Surgery or Other Procedures
Family Doctor Malpractice
Medication & Prescription Errors
Nursing Home Negligence & Abuse
When you or a loved one has been severely injured as a result of medical malpractice, expenses can quickly mount. If a lifetime of care is required, families can become overwhelmed both emotionally and financially. Although healthcare programs often remain in place for victims, they usually provide only very basic care. The costs of more “advanced” care tend to fall on the victim or his or her family. For this reason, every person who has been injured as a result of medical malpractice deserves compensation from those who are responsible. We will work to identify all parties at fault and pursue the appropriate legal action against each and every person or entity who caused the harm.
Malpractice actions are extremely complex, but we have a proven record of success in this area of the law. Visit our recent results page to see some examples of the results we’ve obtained for our clients.
If you or a loved one has been injured, you may be entitled to compensation for damages including:
Past lost income
Future lost income
Lost earning capacity
Past & future medical bills
Rehabilitation and physical therapy
Physical and/or mental impairment
Pain and suffering
Loss of enjoyment of life
Loss of spousal services
Imagine taking a loved one to a medical appointment for a simple procedure only to find they were given the incorrect dosage of medication and died as a result. This is only one example of the sorts of negligent medical care our clients call us about each and every day. In many cases of malpractice, the patient survives, but he or she must endure lifelong health problems as a result of a medical error. This can happen anytime a person undergoes a medical procedure or is administered even the most routine tests. What makes this dynamic most disturbing is that the majority of these deaths and injuries are entirely preventable.
Most people assume that only doctors and hospitals can be held accountable for medical negligence. In fact, any health care provider — from the person wheeling the patient into the emergency room to the pharmacist filling a prescription — can be held liable for malpractice.
Working with a Malpractice Law Firm in New York
Victims of medical malpractice need to feel confident that all parties responsible for their injuries are held accountable and that their lawyers will get them the compensation they deserve. We work diligently to identify those responsible individuals and entities and pursue compensation from all. We have consistently obtained multi-million-dollar verdicts and settlements for our clients injured by medical negligence. We work to ensure that you’ll be compensated for your pain and suffering, lost wages, and more.
Some people have fallen victim to the drum beat of the insurance lobbyists, and believe there should be a cap on medical malpractice damages and judgments. However, it is safe to assume that these very same “tort reform” lobbyists have never themselves suffered from of this type of injury or had a family member injured or killed because of medical negligence. When a person is injured through no fault of their own while under the care of a trusted health care provider, the responsible party must be held accountable. We ensure they are. Contact us today to discuss your case. We will evaluate all of the facts and tell you the best course of action for your particular situation.