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What is Medical Malpractice?

Very few people are aware of just how prevalent medical malpractice is. Medical malpractice is actually the third leading cause of death in the US behind cancer and heart disease. While you may think your doctor knows best, medical professionals and human and can make mistakes that leave their patients worse for wear. If you or someone you know is seeking a medical malpractice attorney Long Island, look no further than Birzon & Associates. Our personal injury and healthcare attorneys have been proudly serving Long Island for almost 30 years. Medical malpractice attorney Long Island

What is Medical Malpractice?

Medical Malpractice is defined as any sort of error by a healthcare divider that departs from the “standard of care” in an industry. One has a legitimate malpractice claim if the provider’s negligence clearly led to injuries or damages that were substantial in nature. Despite seeming relatively straight forward, medical malpractice cases often do not turn out in favor of the patient. Only about 20% of medical malpractice suits result in payment to the patient. For this reason, it is incredibly important to make sure you have the best personal injury attorneys in your corner to maximize your chances of receiving restitution. Some examples of malpractice are listed below.

  • Failure to diagnose
  • Incorrect diagnosis
  • Misreading or ignoring test results
  • Unnecessary surgical procedures
  • Surgical errors
  • Prescription of the wrong medication/dosage
  • Early discharge
  • Disregarding patient history
  • Failure to recognize symptoms

When to Contact a Medical Malpractice Attorney

If you believe that you suffered injuries as a result of medical malpractice, it can’t hurt to reach out to an attorney. The best attorneys know when to pursue a case, and since most medical malpractice cases do not yield the desired rewards, it is important to pick your battles and have the most experienced team possible at your side. Birzon & Associates’ extensive track record of helping clients receive restitution makes us the best choice if you are seeking help with your medical malpractice case.

Seeking a Medical Malpractice Attorney Long Island?

If you or someone you know is seeking a medical malpractice attorney Long Island, Birzon & Associates would be glad to help. Our lawyers have a pristine reputation for excellence in litigation and problem-solving and have made appearances with media giants like the New York Times, NBC, and CBS, among others. Contact us today to receive a free consultation for your medical malpractice case!

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