There is nothing is one’s life that is more important than his or her health. Medical malpractice occurs when doctors, nurses, aides, assistants, and other medical workers provide substandard treatment to a patient. This can occur due to procedural mistakes, carelessness, or other professional failings.
Accordingly, it is absolutely essential that the medical professionals in whom people place their trust performs their duties adequately and without causing harm to a patient. Unfortunately, medical mistakes are alarmingly common and are estimated to claim the lives of as many as 100,000 patients each year in the United States alone, to say nothing of the many others who are harmed but survive. Patients or families of patients who suffer as a consequence of medical malpractice should ensure that they are fully advised of their legal rights in this situation.
Proving negligence in suspected malpractice cases can be difficult for those involved, whether the patient of relatives of a deceased victim. Many doctors may argue that a patient already had underlying medical conditions which contributed to the cause of harm and that no matter what the caregiver did, the prognosis would have been the same. This is why you need skilled and experienced representation.
The New York medical malpractice lawyers or our firm, are prepared to help you or your loved one fight for financial compensation when a medical professional’s mistakes have led you to suffer an injury or complications of your existing condition.
Retaining profession legal representation means that you will have an experienced medical malpractice attorney assisting you with gathering evidence and finding expert witnesses to help support your case. We have more than 60 years of experience handling negligence lawsuits relating to medical malpractice in New York. Our firm is passionate and aggressive about the needs of our clients.