If you've been injured as a result of a doctor, nurse, or other healthcare provider's negligence in New York, you may be entitled to compensation for your injuries. Call McKeone Law on (929) 395-2082 to schedule a free consultation with a medical malpractice attorney. Speaking to an attorney after you have been injured by someone else's negligence is always a good idea. Your injuries may develop over time and if you need medical treatment, you may need to pursue a claim against the property owner to get your medical bills paid.
After you have been injured as a result of a healthcare provider's negligence, you may be left feeling confused and unsure of where to turn for help. Your lawyer will advise you on your rights at work following an accident. Whether you need your medical bills paid, lost wages, or compensation for your injuries, McKeone Law can get you back on track.
We will guide you through the process of making a claim and fight to get you the compensation you are entitled to. All you have to focus on is recovering after your accident. We understand how life-changing an injury can be, so we will be there for you throughout the process, any time you need us.
Understanding Medical Malpractice in New York
Medical malpractice is a deviation from the accepted standards of medical care by healthcare professionals, resulting in harm to patients. In New York, medical malpractice laws are designed to protect patients and hold healthcare providers accountable for their actions. To establish a medical malpractice case, certain elements must be proven:
Common Examples of Medical Malpractice
Proving Negligence in a Medical Malpractice Case
Statute of Limitations and Filing a Medical Malpractice Lawsuit in New York
In New York, there is a time limit, known as the statute of limitations, within which a medical malpractice lawsuit must be filed. Generally, the deadline is two and a half years from the date of the alleged malpractice or from the end of continuous treatment for the same condition.
To file a medical malpractice lawsuit in New York, several steps must be followed. These include gathering evidence, obtaining expert opinions, drafting the complaint, and serving it to the healthcare provider. Consulting with a medical malpractice attorney is crucial during this process to ensure proper legal representation.
Medical malpractice cases require a comprehensive understanding of the legal process and the ability to prove negligence. By recognizing the common examples of medical malpractice, understanding the elements of a medical malpractice case, and collaborating with an attorney, victims of medical malpractice in New York can pursue legal action and seek the justice and compensation they deserve. If you believe you have been a victim of medical malpractice, consult with an attorney to assess your case and protect your rights.
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