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How Do I Choose a Medical Malpractice Lawyer?


When a doctor or medical professional has failed you as a result of medical malpractice, it can lead to solemn trust issues. You may have considered filing a medical malpractice suit, but you must have the right lawyer for the job. Having top-notch representation can help ensure damages you are entitled to are recouped. At Birzon & Associates, you can work with a healthcare attorney on Long Island who will give you some of the best legal representation in the state.               

Can I File a Medical Malpractice Suit?

Before you begin the process of looking for representation, understanding what medical malpractice is will benefit you and help understand how the process works. No matter where you go, a certain standard of care is held to all medical practitioners. If you have been injured, harmed, or suffered damages due to a deviation from this standard, you may have been a victim of medical malpractice. 

Questions For Your Lawyer

After you have determined you want to move forward with filing a malpractice suit, you must find a lawyer who can produce strong legal skills and communication. At Birzon & Associates, we are confident you will find the right healthcare attorney on Long Island that will be best suited for your needs. However, we understand it is important that our clients do their due diligence so they can be confident in their decisions. Some important questions you can ask before committing to a lawyer could include the following:

  • How experienced is the lawyer?
  • How will the lawyer find medical experts?
  • Are you and the lawyer a good fit to work together?

We want our clients to feel comfortable working with us and are willing to answer any questions you have. That is why we feel we are best suited to answer all of these questions. You can have faith that we have the most qualified staff that is determined to see your damages be recouped. You can also look at our testimonials page to see just how we’ve helped other clients as well.    

Damages That Can Be Received

Once you are confident in teaming up with Birzon & Associates, we will work with you to put together a winning case. The damages you may be able to receive after a successful case include both compensatory and punitive damages. Your financial losses will be taken into account when determining compensatory damages, while punitive damages are a form of punishment placed on the defendant. Punitive damages can only be awarded when the plaintiff is found guilty of malicious or willful misconduct.  Choosing a lawyer to represent you can be a daunting task, but not an impossible one.  We are confident that after you’ve done your research, you will find that Birzon & Associates has the healthcare attorney on Long Island. If you have been the victim of medical malpractice, contact us today.     

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  • Smithtown Office
    222 East Main Street
    Suite 212
    Smithtown, New York 11787
    Phone: 631-265-6300
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