If you are suffering from injuries sustained due to negligence from a medical professional, our lawyers can help you to demand compensation. We are knowledgeable in the field of medical malpractice and have already helped many clients recover their losses incurred as a result of medical errors.
We will work with a team of medical professionals who can analyze your case and provide expert medical testimonies while we guide you through all the phases of the case.
A Long Island medical malpractice lawyer can guide you in the process of filing a claim or lawsuit to pursue compensation. Call Morelli Law Firm at (212) 751-9800 today for a free consultation.
Insight Into What Medical Malpractice Entails
From an article in the Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research, medical malpractice is when a physician or a health care provider deviates from accepted standards of medical care. It means that they failed to do what is expected of them to ensure your treatment is successful. When a health care professional breaches the standard of care, thereby causing injury, the victim’s claims of medical negligence are valid.
So, what leads to medical errors? There are several common causes of medical negligence, such as:
- Communication errors
- Performing wrong procedures
- Mistaken identity of patients
- Incorrect transfusions
- Missed diagnosis
- And more
Like everyone else, doctors can make mistakes when making diagnoses, administering treatment, or using advanced medical equipment. Committing a severe mistake when treating a patient can lead to more suffering or even death. Remember, the person is already sick and needs medical attention, which is why they are in a hospital in the first place.
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How To Tell If You Have a Medical Malpractice Case
If you think you suffered injuries due to the negligence of a health care provider or a doctor, you should not proceed to file a lawsuit without a thorough investigation. To avoid wasting time and money, consider consulting with a medical malpractice lawyer in your quest for justice.
Morelli Law Firm has a team who are ready to investigate and analyze your claim to determine whether you have a case for compensation.
There are two things to understand about filing a medical malpractice lawsuit in New York. One, there is a time limit, and it can vary based on the lawsuit you wish to bring. Two, you must first obtain a certificate of merit per New York Civil Practice Law & Rules §3012-A. Your Long Island medical malpractice lawyer can help you meet your deadlines and help you obtain the certificate in order to proceed with your lawsuit.
If you think you have a medical malpractice lawsuit, talk to us at (212) 751-9800, and we will assist you.
When You File a Medical Malpractice Lawsuit
If you are suffering from pain and emotional trauma due to medical malpractice, it is crucial to file a lawsuit.
First, severe injuries may cost you a fortune to treat, and treatment can take years or even a lifetime. When your medical malpractice claim succeeds, you can get compensation to cater for medical bills. Also, you may have lost wages if the injury meant you could not continue working, so you need compensation for these losses too.
Second, a lawyer can help you determine if your medical malpractice claim is valid. A lawyer will know if the hospital, anesthesiologists, nurses, and doctors performed procedures that constituted negligence. Your claim could also be a benefit for others in the future, as it may shed some light on an issue.
The Liable Parties in Medical Negligence
You can have a genuine claim for medical malpractice for injury and damage against those who contributed to your suffering, such as:
- Doctor assistants
- And possibly others
You need to know the healthcare worker who was responsible for your injuries. At Morelli Law Firm, we have a legal team that can investigate everything surrounding your medical malpractice claim. Our goal is to establish what happened and who was responsible. When we find the party (or parties) who deviated from the norms of standard treatment, we will help you get full compensation.
A Long Island Medical Malpractice Lawyer at Morelli Law Firm
Our lawyers at Morelli Law Firm understand that you went to see a doctor for assistance. Still, instead of getting the standard treatment, they committed a mistake causing your injuries, pain, and anguish. The medical practitioners who did the procedure or treatment should be liable.
However, your entitlement for compensation will not come easy because the healthcare professionals and insurance firms will also hire a legal team to challenge your claim.
Hiring a medical malpractice attorney can help you get the compensation you deserve. A lawyer who has been in the field knows how to negotiate for an agreeable settlement. Morelli Law Firm attorneys will help you in several ways, including:
- Investigating everything surrounding your injury
- Identifying those who may be liable for your pain and suffering, as well as the cause of the injury
- Working with medical professionals to provide expert testimony
- Seeking compensation from the responsible parties, such as doctors and insurance companies
- Protecting you from insurance companies who may offer a low compensation amount
Did you sustain severe injuries after receiving treatment or undergoing a surgical procedure? Do you believe there was negligence on the part of doctors, nurses, surgeons, or any other health professional?
No one should suffer because of the negligence of health care providers. According to medical law, they can be held liable and made to compensate you for injuries and losses.
Our Long Island medical malpractice lawyer will help you to receive fair compensation. At Morelli Law Firm, we are committed to offering our clients the service they deserve. Call us today at (212) 751-9800 for a free consultation.