New York & Long Island Medical Malpractice Lawyers
Holding Doctors to a High Standard
Millions of Americans die as a result of medical malpractice every year.
When a medical professional deviates from the accepted “standard
of care” in his or her field of medicine, and thereby injures or
accidently kills a patient, it is considered medical malpractice. New
York medical malpractice laws apply to all licensed medical professionals,
including doctors, nurses, surgeons, dentists, anesthesiologist, pediatricians,
ophthalmologist, psychiatrists, x-ray technicians, and hospital and nursing
All medical professionals in New York have a legal and ethical obligation
to provide safe, competent, and responsible treatment to their patients.
If a medical professional or health care provider acts negligently and
injures or kills a patient, then they are held liable for damages.
If you are the victim of medical malpractice in New York City or Long Island,
a highly skilled and experienced medical malpractice lawyer can help you
file a lawsuit. Call us at (646) 846-4776.
Causes of Medical Malpractice
At Loscalzo & Loscalzo, P.C. we have over 46 years of experience handling
medical malpractice lawsuits in New York City and Long Island.
These include cases involving:
- General negligence
- Surgical error
- Medication error
- Prescription drug error
- Anesthesia error
- Birth injuries
- Delayed diagnosis
- Failure to diagnose
- Failure to obtain the proper consent before a medical procedure
- Failure to order or perform tests
- Failure to provide proper follow-up care
Winning a Medical Malpractice Lawsuit in New York
In order to win a medical malpractice case in New York, you must prove
that the medical professional who treated you acted negligently by failing
to follow the accepted standard of medical care in his or her field. The
mere fact that treatment was unsuccessful is not enough to win a medical
If you can prove that your healthcare provider acted negligently, you will
be eligible to recover compensation for your pain and suffering, emotional
distress, present and future medical bills, medical treatment, lost wages,
and additional financial hardship.
It is important to
contact a medical malpractice attorney as soon as possible. New York residents only have two and half years to
file a medical malpractice lawsuit. Failure to file a claim within this
time waives your right to take legal action and recover damages.
To schedule a
free case evaluation with an experienced, reliable, and aggressive New York & Long Island
medical malpractice lawyer, call our firm today at (646) 846-4776.