Common Types of Medical Malpractice Cases

“First do no harm.” That’s part of the oath that doctors take. Most healthcare providers take that oath and your trust in them very seriously. Even so, no one is perfect. Mistakes occur in hospitals, medical offices, labs, and clinics. Medical malpractice is when a medical error is due to a healthcare provider’s negligence.

Birth Injury Medical Malpractice

Expectant parents look forward to bringing a new life into the world and hope their child will be healthy. But childbirth does not always go smoothly – things can go wrong that jeopardize the baby’s life and future well-being. That is why expectant parents rely on medical professionals to do their best to protect the health of mothers and their newborns.

What Does New York Law Consider Negligence?

Medical malpractice is often referred to as medical negligence. Whatever you call it, you may have a claim if the care provided by a healthcare professional or facility failed to follow the acceptable standard and the patient suffered an injury or got worse.

Common Diagnostic Mistakes Medical Professional Make

We trust healthcare professionals to look out for our best interests. We respect their judgement and knowledge. Diagnosing a medical condition can be difficult. Most physicians make every effort to provide a proper diagnosis no matter how difficult, and run tests to confirm their diagnosis.