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It’s everyone’s worst nightmare. The doctor fails to notice a critical symptom. A nurse administers the wrong medicine. As a result, the patient suffers physically and financially because of these unnecessary mistakes. These are examples of medical malpractice. Medical negligence can have devastating consequences. A medical mistake can cause death, or life-long injury, not to the mention the sky-high cost of medical bills these days for even small things.

You should be able to approach any doctor, nurse, or other medical practitioner and expect competence. When a person holds himself or herself out as a medical professional, they have agreed to guarantee a certain level of knowledge and ability. Our attorneys believe in protecting this trust. Just as an incompetent lawyer ought to be held accountable, incompetent medical professionals should be held accountable.

Most medical professionals are required to carry some type of insurance. Often times, it really doesn’t make financial sense to sue people with little money because they won’t be able to pay any judgment you would get. However, the insurance policy ensures the medical professional is not “judgment proof.”

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Proving medical malpractice can be difficult. You need to have experience and diligent litigators to wade through medical terms and protocols. Our attorneys have the knowledge and experience to handle even the most difficult medical malpractice cases. In addition, our attorneys know reliable experts who can provide independent and authoritative analysis of the case.

Furthermore, you need litigators who can communicate effectively to the judge and jury. Not every lawyer can weave an empathetic, yet professional narrative to the jury. Not every litigation lawyer can explain scientific and medical terms in a clear and easily understandable manner. Our medical malpractice attorney’s skill as litigators will shine in these moments.

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Other medical cases will have strict liability. If a medical product fails to perform as specified, the manufacturer or others in the supply chain may be held strictly liable. In strict liability cases, the plaintiff only has to prove injury since it can be extraordinarily difficult for a plaintiff to prove which part of the supply chain is responsible for the error in the product. There are so many suppliers, manufacturers, distributors, wholesalers, and retailers to determine where things went wrong. Therefore, the law assumes there was negligence at some point. If a medical product has injured you, our litigation attorney can help you get compensation for your injury.

Just as there are multiple ways to handle a legal case, there can be multiple ways to treating a health issue. Medical malpractice isn’t about second-guessing the decisions of medical professionals. Medical malpractice isn’t about going after good doctors and care-provides. The reality is medical malpractice causes real harms. The mistakes that are considered malpractice are the worst kind – clear negligence and incompetence. In the end, medical malpractice protects patients and encourages hospitals to hire the best.

A medical mistake is everyone’s worst nightmare. Medical malpractice goes after the most unnecessary and egregious of errors. Let our New York professional malpractice law firm help you get compensation for unnecessary medical injuries. Do not hesitate – call us now.


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