New York & Long Island Medical Malpractice Lawyers
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 homes staffs, etc.
All medical professionals in New York have a legal and ethical obligation to provide safe, competent, and responsible treatment and care to their patients. If a medical professional or health care provider acts negligently and injures or kills his/her patient, then he/she will be held liable for damages. If you are the victim of medical mal practice in New York City or Long Island, a highly skilled and experienced New York medical malpractice lawyer can help you file a lawsuit. At Loscalzo & Loscalzo, P.C. we have over 35 years of experience handling medical malpractice lawsuits in New York City and Long Island, including those 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/her field. The mere fact that treatment was unsuccessful is not enough to win a medical malpractice lawsuit. 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.
Contact New York & Long Island Medical Malpractice Attorneys
If you believe that you or someone in your family is a victim of medical malpractice, it’s 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 two and half years will waive your right to take legal action and recover damages.
At Loscalzo & Loscalozo, our talented New York & Long Island medical malpractice lawyers have over 35 years of experience representing patients who have been injured or killed as a result of medical negligence or malpractice. Not only do we have a thorough understanding of New York’s medical malpractice laws, but we also have a deep understanding of the medical industry as well. In addition, we conduct our own research into each medical malpractice case we represent, and always consult with medical experts in order to increase the strength of the case. Most importantly, our number one priority is protecting our clients’ best interest at all costs, and ensuring they recover the compensation they need to move forward after this horrible incident.
To schedule a free consultation with an experienced, reliable, and aggressive New York & Long Island medical malpractice lawyer, please contact Loscalzo & Loscalzo, P.C. today at (212) 505-9080 or (800) 505-9080 (toll free).