Experienced Medical Malpractice Team in New York
At the Personal Injury Law Office of Manuel Moses, we do the cases together and we are prepared to review your medical files for any negligence by a doctor, nurse, or hospital. Manuel Moses, Esq. has dealt with hundreds of Medical Malpractice cases is a New York City. He can assist you with seeking monetary damages and the justice that your family deserves. You can contact Manuel Moses for a free consultation at (212)-736-2624, extension 11.
Medical Malpractice Occurs When a Doctor is Negligent in The Treating of a Patient.
In New York, a doctor is negligent when he or she does not practice medicine in a reasonably skillful manner, essentially meaning that the performance was not up to the level expected of a reasonable doctor. Medical malpractice cases in New York often turn upon whether a doctor acted in a reasonable manner given the circumstances presented.Not every mistake made by a doctor is negligence. Medicine is often an uncertain field and even the best doctor may make mistakes only visible in hindsight. For this reason, among others, it is important to see a lawyer when you believe you may have been injured due to a doctor’s negligence.
An Experienced Lawyer can Review Your Medical Files
Your medical file can be reviewed to determine if there is a case for negligence. Our law 0ffice represents people who been hurt or injured in New York City The Law Office of Personal Injury Lawyer Manuel Moses represents people that been hurt or injured due to the careless or wrongful conduct of another- may it be an employee of an organization or a government agency. We work hard to help with getting all damages paid for including medical bills, pain and suffering, loss of work, and even mental distress.
Types of Medical Malpractice in New York: Surgery and Perscriptions
Medicine is a wide and diverse field and due to this, medical malpractice can take many forms. A doctor in New York may be negligent in the performance of surgery or the assignment of improper prescriptions. A doctor may also be negligent by failing to properly diagnose a condition, diagnosing the wrong condition, or diagnosing a condition properly but doing so too late, costing the patient treatment time. Additionally, if a doctor does not obtain consent for a procedure or give the patient proper information about the risks of a procedure, that doctor may also be negligent. There are many other ways in which a doctor might commit malpractice. Due to the diversity and complexity of doctor negligence, it is important to seek the advice of a lawyer to determine whether you might have a legitimate claim for damages.
At the Law Office of Personal Injury Attorney Manuel Moses, we handle all Medical Malpractice cases, including Birth Trauma, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Misdiagnosis, Doctor Negligence, Hospital Negligence and Nursing Home Negligence.
What is Involved in a Medical Malpractice Claim in New York
Medical malpractice claims use a special statute of limitations that require the lawsuit to be brought faster than a normal negligence lawsuit. In New York, a patient has two and a half years to initiate a lawsuit for doctor negligence, which is slightly shorter than the normal three years for a negligence claim. The statute of limitations does not begin to run until after continuous treatment by the doctor has ended. In some cases, the statute of limitations may not begin until after the negligence by the doctor can be discovered; for example, if the immediate effects of negligence have no noticeable symptoms but are nevertheless causing harm, the action may be brought within two and a half years of when the damage is discoverable.
Investigation and Review of Medical Records
Once a claim for medical malpractice is initiated, a lawyer will attempt to investigate the claim to prove the case. This investigation can involve interviewing doctors or nurses with knowledge of what occurred. It will also include reviewing medical records. A lawyer can assist gaining access to records that may be otherwise difficult to obtain.
Most Cases are Settled, but Some go to Trial
If the case is not settled after the lawyer investigates the claim and collects proof, a trial may commence. Generally, medical malpractice trials involve each side providing expert testimony to show that the defendant doctor either acted reasonably or did not do so. After all the evidence is presented, a jury will decide whether the doctor was negligent.Medical malpractice cases based on doctor negligence are complicated. For this reason, it is important to secure an experienced lawyer to assist you in defending your rights.
Contact The Law Office of Personal Injury Attorney Manuel Moses
Manuel Moses, Esq. has dealt with hundreds of Medical Malpractice cases is a New York City. He can assist you with seeking monetary damages and the justice that your family deserves. You can contact Manuel Moses for a free consultation at 212-736-2624, extension 11
Disclaimer: Nothing on this page constitutes formal legal advice and you are strongly urged to consult a lawyer about your injury and potential law suit