When a doctor, surgeon, nurse, or other medical practitioner acts in a way that injures you or worsens an existing condition, you have the right to demand compensation for your damages.
A Mineola medical malpractice lawyer at Friedman & Simon, L.L.P. will investigate the cause of your injury, find the responsible party, and take legal action to see that you recover your losses.
Call us today for a free case review and consultation: 516-932-0400.
Types of Medical Malpractice Case We Handle
Seemingly countless procedures come into play with the treatment of any medical condition. A single mistake in the chain of treatment can send a patient’s health spiraling out of control.
We accept all types of medical malpractice cases, including, but not limited to, the following:
- Mistake with medication
- Surgery error
- Failure to diagnose/late diagnosis
- Anesthesia error
- Childbirth injury
- Secondary infection
- Failure to advise of treatment risks
- Obstetrics error
If you suffered an injury or the worsening of a condition stemming from a misstep in your medical treatment, you deserve to receive compensation.
For a free legal consultation with a medical malpractice lawyer serving Mineola, call 516-932-0400
Many Medical Practitioners Can Injure a Patient
The treatment of any medical condition involves many hands, from intake personnel and nurses to pharmacists, doctors, and surgeons. At any point along the way, one set of hands can set a patient on the course for a medical disaster.
The medical practitioner responsible for your injury might come from any of the following professions:
- Oral surgeon
- Imaging or lab technician
- Nurse practitioner
If the medical practitioner who caused or worsened your medical condition did so out of negligence, carelessness, or ignorance, they should be held liable for your physical, emotional, and economic losses.
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A Facility Could Be At Fault for Your Injury
In some cases, the medical facility where a patient receives treatment makes mistakes or presents conditions that prompt the patient’s injury or medical problem. When this happens, the facility can be liable for the patient’s damages, the same as a medical practitioner would be held accountable.
Examples of the types of facilities that can find themselves in a medical malpractice suit include:
- Doctor’s offices
- Surgery centers
- Urgent care facilities
- Testing labs
- Nursing homes and long-term care facilities
Our legal team will conduct an exhaustive investigation of the facility where you received your medical treatment. If the conditions the facility provided caused or worsened an injury or medical condition, we will establish its negligence and work to recover your losses.
How We Investigate Your Case of Medical Malpractice
A personal injury lawyer cannot just jump into a medical malpractice case without having a thorough understanding of how healthcare systems function. Friedman & Simon, L.L.P. has served as an advocate for the injured people of Mineola since 1991. We know every nook and cranny of the healthcare industry, and our investigation of your claim will benefit from this knowledge.
All the medical practitioners who had a role in your medical treatment will fall under our scrutiny as we gather evidence to build a solid case of medical malpractice.
As part of our investigation, we will:
- Review the history of the medical professional or facility
- Obtain your medical records
- Seek opinions from experts in the medical community, as well as from experts in economics and life-care planning
- Analyze the professional history of the medical practitioners who treated you
- Interview witnesses
- Gather photos and videos, perhaps from surveillance cameras, and document them
- Obtain wage statements from your employer for the purpose of determining income and benefits you lost as a result of your injury
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Determining the Value of Your Mineola Medical Malpractice Case
Your legal team will next embark on a careful analysis of all the ways in which this act of medical malpractice costs you physically, economically, and emotionally. Every loss will be documented and included in our demand to the negligent party’s insurer.
Although your medical costs and lost wages will have their place on this list, we always make sure to list all your losses, including some that but for our careful review might otherwise be overlooked and not included in your claim.
Some of the types of damages we might demand in your case include the following:
- Emergency transportation
- Medical treatment
- Surgeon’s fees
- Replacement services
- Assistive devices
- Lost income
- Lost benefits
- Diminished future potential earnings
- Pain management
- Ongoing medical care
- Diminished quality of life
- Pain and suffering
- Mental anguish
If your loved one died as a result of injuries sustained from medical malpractice, we feel great sympathy for your loss. It may be hard to think about financial issues at a time like this, but please know that the death of your loved one will have an economic impact on you. Our attorneys can represent you in a wrongful death action so you do not bear these costs alone.
Call us today at 516-932-0400 for more information. What Our Mineola Medical Malpractice Lawyers Will Do for Your Case
Our legal team and staff feel passionate about medical malpractice cases. It is our mission to not only hold the negligent parties accountable, but also to make sure you are, to the extent possible, at ease through the entire legal process.
We commit to do the following throughout our representation:
- Keep you informed with every update on your case
- Identify the negligent parties and establish their liability
- Communicate with every party related to your case
- Investigate your claim to build your case on solid evidence
- Calculate the value of your case
You Have a Limited Time in New York to Take Legal Action
New York’s statute of limitations limits the amount of time you have from the date of your malpractice incident in which to take legal action against the liable party.
With everything you have to work through after your injury, it would be easy for time to slip away and for this, or other claims and litigation deadlines pass before you know it. Your legal team at Friedman & Simon, L.L.P. will manage this deadline and every detail of your case to ensure you the best possible outcome.
Our Mineola Medical Malpractice Lawyers Can Relieve You of This Burden
Let our medical malpractice team lift the burden of recovering compensation off your shoulders. Our multilingual staff Spanish (Greek, Bengali, Tamil, and Kannada) are eager to welcome you as our client.
A Mineola medical malpractice lawyer from Friedman & Simon, L.L.P. can meet you on Long Island or elsewhere in the New York metropolitan area. Call us now at 516-932-0400 for a free case review and consultation of your medical malpractice, slip and fall, or car accident case.