Medical Malpractice Lawsuits in New York

13th October 2010
By jimwilso in Medical Malpractice
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As per reports, around 44,000 to 98,000 people die every year due to medical malpractice. This has resulted in a sharp increase in malpractice compensation claims compared to the earlier days.

The medical malpractice law has to major objectives: to provide financial aid to the victims of medical malpractice and to dissuade and punish negligent acts by the medical practitioners and authorities which includes hospitals.

Victims, who have suffered personal injuries due to Medical Malpractice, should follow these simple guidelines:-

Step1: Consult another qualified doctor if you still feel unwell after an operation. The doctor would examine your health condition and give an opinion whether the previous hospital or doctor committed any mistake while performing surgery or providing treatment.

Step 2: Find out if there any legal history on the negligent doctor from the NYS Department of Health. If you find any complaints registered against the doctor then you too file a complaint.

Step3: Study the outcomes of all the medical lawsuits that are comparable to yours.

Step 4: Look for a New York Medical Malpractice lawyer to help you file a medical malpractice lawsuit against the negligent party. Most of the medical practitioners insure themselves against such cases in advance. By hiring an experienced medical malpractice lawyer, the chances of getting justice and compensation are brighter.

Step4: Present valid and correct facts to the medical malpractice lawyer and obtain a detail medical report from the other doctor to prove the case.

Most of the medical malpractice lawyers provide legal services on contingency basis.


NY Medical Malpractice Lawyer representing victims of medical malpractice and negligence. Contact New York Personal Injury Lawyer Frekhtman Associates at The Woolworth Building, 233 Broadway, New York, New York - 10007, Phone : (212) 766-5656
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