Legal Help for Immigrants from a New York Medical Malpractice Attorney
When immigrants suffer severe injury because of substandard medical treatment, they should seek legal representation from a skilled New York medical malpractice lawyer. However, because of immigration issues, immigrants may hesitate to take discuss their potential case with just any lawyer. The Long Island Law Offices of William A. Streppone has vast experience in immigration law, and in addition, works with a network of medical malpractice attorneys so clients can get the legal help they need. We can protect your immigration legal rights and also assist you in recovering just compensation.
Practitioners Subject to Malpractice Lawsuits
The medical field is broad, containing many different types of medical practitioners, including:
- General medical practitioners
- Obstetricians and Gynecologists specialists
- Orthopedic surgeons
- Dental technicians
- Emergency room physicians
All of these medical professionals receive extensive training in medical standards required for their field. When they depart from good practice standards and harm patients, they may be subject to litigation.
If you have been hurt in an accident or by a product, you may be entitled to a cash reward. It is important to have an attorney who understands your legal status in the United States guide you through these types of cases while protecting your rights so you receive the compensation you are entitled to.
Types of Medical Malpractice
Some common types of medical malpractice include:
- Failure to diagnos
- Delayed diagnosis
- Birth injuries
- Medication overdosing or underdosing
- Surgery errors
- Anesthesia errors
- Prescription drug errors
- Emergency room errors
How Medical Malpractice Differs from Other Injury Cases
Were the doctor’s actions reasonably justified and did they adhere to the medical profession’s standards of how physicians are expected to respond given the same circumstances?
To win medical malpractice cases, lawyers must provide convincing evidence that malpractice occurred. A medical expert’s testimony is crucial evidence for proving that the practitioner’s negligence and departure from standard medical care resulted in harming a patient. Medical reports and diagnostic tests may show discrepancies between diagnosis or treatment given and existing medical standards. Investigation of patient care can reveal departures that provide solid proof of medical malpractice.
Lawyers who take on medical malpractice cases must be highly skilled and have access to medical experts to help them evaluate and prepare an effective case strategy.
Contact Our New York Law Firm
If you are an immigrant concerned about medical malpractice, we offer a free consultation to discuss your issues. If you have a potential case, there are no out-of-pocket fees and you pay only if we are successful through settlement or verdict. Call (631) 265-3988 or use the online form to contact the Long Island Law Offices of William A. Streppone.