Long Island, NY Malpractice Attorney
At the Patsis Law, New York, our attorneys have more than 2 decades of combined experience representing individuals injured because of medical negligence. We offer the highest quality of medical malpractice legal services for clients throughout Suffolk County & Nassau County, Brooklyn, Queens, Manhattan.
Hospitals, clinics or medical professionals are required to meet an industry standard of care. Failure to meet accepted health care standards that results in serious injury is the basis of a medical malpractice allegation.
In the United States, medical care is among the best in the world. Technology has paved the way for great strides in the medical field, from diagnostic tests, laser and microsurgery to pacemakers, heart stents and breakthroughs in design and materials for artificial limbs. Despite the wide spread availability and quality of medical services, doctors, nurses, technicians, surgeons and pharmacists make mistakes. The harm patients suffer ranges from serious complications and death to the onset of debilitating injuries and illnesses unrelated to the original treatment sought for the condition.
Our Long Island personal injury attorneys have handled many medical malpractice cases.
Common medical errors that harm patients and lead to medical malpractice lawsuits include, but are not limited to:
Emergency room mistakes
Failure to diagnose
Establishing Malpractice Liability
It is important to bear in mind, not all medical errors or injuries provide grounds for a medical malpractice claim. Some illnesses and diseases are difficult to diagnose and others have no cure.
However, when a patient is harmed while receiving medical care, a malpractice lawsuit may be an option to recover damages, if liability can be proven. Medical malpractice suits are one of the most time consuming and costly types of personal injury claims. Intensive investigation, a concerted team effort and superb legal skills are required to build a substantive case.
The lawyer you choose to represent you will be the most important first step in pursuing recovery of damages and obtaining positive results.
Getting Legal Help
If you believe you have been harmed, while undergoing surgery or receiving medical care and need legal help to evaluate your injury, you will find personal injury attorneys with unparalleled expertise derived from decades of experience at At the Patsis Law Our law firm offers a no cost, no obligation consultation to discuss the circumstances surrounding your medical malpractice claim.