Medical Malpractice Claim - New York Medical Malpractice Lawyers

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How to file a Medical Malpractice Claim in New York

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Medical malpractice occurs when a patient is harmed by a doctor or other medical professional who fails to competently perform his or her medical duties. The rules about medical malpractice -- from when you must bring your lawsuit to whether you must notify the doctor ahead of time -- vary from state to state. Medical Malpractice

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Most medical malpractice cases proceed under the theory that a medical professional was negligent in treating the patient. To establish medical negligence an injured patient the plaintiff must prove: ● The existence of a duty owed by the health care professional to the plaintiff for example a doctor/patient relationship ● The applicable standard of care and the health care professionals deviation from that standard which is a breach of the duty owed the patient ● A causal connection between the health care professionals deviation from the standard of care and the patients injury ● Injury to the patient. How do you determine if someone is the victim of medical negligence

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New York has a statute of limitations for timely filing a medical malpractice claim. If you were injured due to the negligent actions of a medical professional you will only have 2.5 years from the end of treatment to file a claim. New York Medical Malpractice Claim Statute of Limitations

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Medical malpractice cases are very complicated cases and require that the injured party hire experts to prove their claim. If you believe you have been injured because of a doctor’s negligence you should speak to an experienced medical malpractice attorney as soon as possible. Why Hire a Medical Malpractice Attorney

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Contact New York City Malpractice Attorney for a Free Case Evaluation If you or a loved one has suffered serious personal injuries due to medical malpractice you need to hire a lawyer as you may be entitled to monetary compensation. For more information or to schedule a complimentary consultation with one of our Medical Malpractice Lawyers New York City please contact Gersowitz Libo Korek P.C. at 1-800-529-9997 or visit .

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