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How to Find the Right Medical Negligence Lawyer for Your Claim

Jacob Braude | Monday, May 13, 2019 in Birth Injuries, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Traumatic Brain and Spinal Injuries

According to ProPublica's estimates, there could be more than 200,000 people every year who die from medical malpractice. If you've survived but been through hell and back because of unprofessional doctors, you should seek out a medical negligence lawyer to help. A medical negligence lawyer could help you get what you deserve from the doctor or hospital who treated you poorly or inadequately. Here are four tips for finding the right lawyer to take on your case. 1. Find Someone Local When...

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Suing a Doctor: The Basics of a Medical Malpractice Case

Find Injury Law | Tuesday, January 22, 2019 in Medical Malpractice

Did your doctor recently commit medical malpractice? Medical errors are the third leading cause of death in the United States.  If your doctor has committed malpractice, you're entitled to compensation. If you plan on suing a doctor, you need to know some basic information. Check out all you need to know about medical malpractice. What Is Medical Malpractice? Medical malpractice is a legal cause of action that occurs when a medical professional deviates from the standard of care. A medical professional is...

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How does standard of care relate to medical malpractice cases?

Find Injury Law | Thursday, October 25, 2018 in Medical Malpractice

If a New York resident suspects they have left a hospital with a worsened condition than what they went into the hospital with, they may find that they have become the victims of medical malpractice. A medical malpractice suit means that a medical professional did not treat their patients with the standard of care owed to them. But it might not be clear to the victim what the term "standard of care" means. Understanding what the standard of care is can...

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How does standard of care relate to medical malpractice cases?

Jacob Braude | Thursday, October 25, 2018 in Medical Malpractice

If a New York resident suspects they have left a hospital with a worsened condition than what they went into the hospital with, they may find that they have become the victims of medical malpractice. A medical malpractice suit means that a medical professional did not treat their patients with the standard of care owed to them. But it might not be clear to the victim what the term “standard of care” means. Understanding what the standard of care is...

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Understanding the duty of care in medical malpractice cases

Find Injury Law | Thursday, August 2, 2018 in Medical Malpractice

Medical malpractice claims are important for victims to understand, which is why understanding the elements of a medical malpractice claim is also helpful. Although the laws regarding medical malpractice may vary somewhat by state, the doctor's duty of care is always a part of a medical malpractice claim. A medical malpractice claim may allow a victim or their family to recover compensation for the physical, financial and emotional injuries they have suffered because of the negligence of a doctor, medical care professional...

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Medical malpractice basics and help for victims

Find Injury Law | Friday, July 13, 2018 in Medical Malpractice

Medical malpractice is a broad category of harms referring to circumstances when a medical error or negligent medical care provider has caused harm to the victim. Patients should be able to trust in the medical care and treatment they receive but one study reports that medical malpractice is the third leading causing of the death in the United States. Medical malpractice refers to when a doctor, medical care professional or medical care facility, such as a hospital, provides care that falls...

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What happens when victims have been incorrectly diagnosed?

Find Injury Law | Friday, June 1, 2018 in Medical Malpractice

As this blog recently discussed, medical malpractice protections are an important legal resource for victims of medical negligence and doctor error. But what happens if the patient was not diagnosed correctly? Medical malpractice protections also extend to circumstances when there has been an erroneous diagnosis and can help in those situations as well. In circumstances of a failure to diagnose, erroneous diagnosis or delayed diagnosis, victims may also be able to pursue medical malpractice protections because the medical care provider may have violated...

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Protections for victims of medical malpractice and their families

Find Injury Law | Friday, May 25, 2018 in Medical Malpractice

Medical malpractice can be a serious concern for patients and their families if the trust they have placed in their medical care is violated. Victims and their families who have suffered harm as a result of medical malpractice may have a claim for damages based on the liability of their medical care provider for the harm they have suffered. When a medical care provider, including a medical professional, hospital or even pharmaceutical company in some circumstances, has negligently caused harm...

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What prompts the most medical malpractice claims?

Find Injury Law | Thursday, May 24, 2018 in Medical Malpractice

Medicine is a complicated field. Every part or system of the body has its own specialists. Patients seeking care with what he or she thought was a common cold have been known to be redirected through a whole series of procedures and experts, only to come up dry on an accurate diagnosis. Sometimes those delays resulted in the patient becoming sicker or even dying. That's perhaps the stereotypical narrative many in New York city embrace when they imagine filing a...

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Medical malpractice and pain and suffering compensation

Find Injury Law | Thursday, April 12, 2018 in Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury

When you go under the knife, the last thing you want is for something to go wrong. Fortunately, the consequences doctors face for such a lapse are often severe, so the precautions they take verge on the extreme. Still, medical malpractice happens, and should you fall victim to it, the effects could be lasting and painful. While the medical expenses that stem from an occurrence of malpractice can be easily quantifiable, the lifetime of pain and suffering are often not. In the...

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