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What to do after a medical error

When a New York resident goes to the doctor or another medical professional, that person expects a certain level of care. However, it is possible that a procedure will not go as hoped. In some cases, a patient may be worse off after a procedure than he or she was before the error occurred. Those who are the victim of a medical expert's mistake may want to take legal action.

Why it's important to report car accidents quickly

Getting into a car accident in New York can be a complicated matter. Once the accident happens, the clock starts running on the statute of limitations to file a lawsuit. The time frame can be even more problematic if a victim suffered serious injuries in the crash and needs medical attention.

How do physicians and medical institutions defend malpractice?

For victims of medical malpractice, the weeks and months after the toll the injury has taken its on them can be brutal. They want justice, and they believe that their medical provider or physician should be held responsible. This is understandable, and every case should be looked at and fully investigated. However, it is also important for the victims to know the other side of the equation, because there are ways that medical providers and physicians can successfully defend the charges against them in a medical malpractice lawsuit.

3 pieces of evidence for medical malpractice

Medical malpractice is a serious epidemic in the United States. Offenses can range from failing to disclose important medical information to actively injuring patients while providing care. Though cases may differ in severity, any kind of malpractice is likely to have lasting effects on its victim. If you suspect that you are one of these victims, you might be wondering how to prove your claim.

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