Long Island Medical Malpractice Lawyer
If your medical condition worsened or you suffered injuries because of medical malpractice, we can help you recover compensation. A Long Island medical malpractice lawyer at Friedman & Simon, L.L.P. can handle every aspect of the legal process for you, from initiating legal action to fighting for the compensation you and your family deserve.
Call 516-932-0400 today to discuss your case with a member of the Friedman & Simon, L.L.P. team. The initial consultation is always free, and we do not recover compensation unless you win your case.
Let Us Handle Your Long Island Medical Malpractice Case From Start to Finish
We want you to focus on getting better. If you enlist our help, your injury lawyer will handle the following for you:
Investigate Your Case
Medical malpractice cases are complex and require in-depth investigation. We will examine every aspect of your medical care and determine how your injuries occurred and whether the doctor is liable for your damages.
Our team has over 60 years of combined experience, and we use this experience to help you get the compensation you need and deserve.
Identify Liable Parties
We investigate your case to identify all responsible parties, which may include:
Gather Evidence to Prove Medical Malpractice
We will obtain evidence to prove your case, such as:
- Photos of your injuries
- Your medical records and bills
- The medical provider’s history (may include previous complaints or malpractice cases)
Secure Expert Witness Testimony
We consult expert witnesses who can testify about how and why your injuries occurred. The expert witness may testify that the medical provider deviated or departed from good and accepted medical practice, and that you suffered injuries as a result. The medical expert may also testify about the long-term implications of your illness or injuries, which helps us establish your case’s value.
Update You on Your Case and Answer Your Questions
We keep you updated about the status of your medical malpractice case. If you have questions, just call or email and we will answer your questions.
Build a Compelling Medical Malpractice Case
We use all the evidence we gather to build a persuasive case that proves the medical professional violated the standard of care and caused you harm, and that you deserve compensation for your illness or injuries. We provide compassionate, customized legal representation to every client.
Call us at 516-932-0400 for a free case evaluation.
Recoverable Damages in a Long Island Medical Malpractice Case
You deserve compensation for your financial, physical, and emotional damages. Some recoverable damages in a medical malpractice case may include:
You deserve compensation for the damages you suffered at the hands of the negligent physician.
Recoverable medical expenses in a medical malpractice case may include:
- Emergency care
- Surgical costs
- Extended hospitalization
- Long-term care
- Prescription medications
- Assistive devices
Lost Wages & Earning Capacity
You are entitled to compensation for any wages you lost due to your injuries.
If your injuries required you to work fewer hours, take a lesser-paying job, or retire, you deserve compensation for that loss of earning capacity. You may also qualify for compensation for any benefits, pensions, and 401(k) contributions you lost.
Loss of Services
You deserve compensation if you had to hire help to complete tasks you performed before your injury, e.g., yard work, housekeeping, childcare, etc.
Pain and Suffering
You also deserve compensation for the emotional and psychological effects of your injuries or illness, such as:
- Pain and suffering
- Emotional distress
- Loss of quality and enjoyment of life
Medical Malpractice Cases We Handle
The following are a few types of medical malpractice cases our Long Island medical malpractice lawyers handle:
- Failure to diagnose/delayed diagnosis
- Birth injuries (e.g., failure to monitor mother or baby during labor, failure to recognize fetal distress, failure to diagnose gestational diabetes, etc.)
- Anesthesia errors
- Wrong site surgery
- Wrong patient surgery
- Prescribing the wrong medication or wrong dosage
- Failing to check a patient’s medical history before filling a prescription
If your loved one died because of medical malpractice, you can pursue a wrongful death claim. We can help. Call us at 516-932-0400.
Act Now or Risk Recovering Nothing
You have a limited time to take legal action. If you fail to act by the deadline, you may be unable to take legal action at all, leaving you with no compensation for your damages. Protect your right to compensation by acting quickly.
Talk to a Long Island Medical Malpractice Lawyer Today
At Friedman & Simon, L.L.P., we are passionate advocates for the injured. We have spent over 25 years fighting on behalf of injured New Yorkers. We want to help you, too. Our multilingual staff can assist clients in English, Spanish, Greek, Bengali, Tamil, or Kannada.
Call to learn more about how a medical malpractice attorney on Long Island from our firm can help you. We can meet you anywhere on Long Island or in the New York metropolitan area.
Call us today at 516-932-0400.