Medical Malpractice

New York Lawyers Handling Medical Malpractice Claims

If you or a loved one have been injured by the carelessness of a doctor, chiropractor, podiatrist, hospital, nurse, or other health care provider, our New York medical malpractice lawyer can help you pursue a case against the negligent party. The law firm of Tolmage, Peskin, Harris, Falick has over 45 years of experience representing clients that have a wide variety of cases resulting from suspected malpractice.

Don't let the statute of limitations run out on you. You may have as little as 90 days. To speak with an attorney today, call us at 866-502-9091 for a free case evaluation. For more than 45 years, our law firm has been getting results for injured New Yorkers.

The Types Of Medical Malpractice Cases We Handle

Some of the types of medical malpractice that our attorneys pursue cases in are:

Surgical errors

Our attorneys undertake to help clients who were hurt or who lost loved ones because of surgical mistakes such as anesthesia errors, hospital infections and operating room mistakes,

Failure to diagnose

People come to us for help with cases involving failure to diagnose or misdiagnosis serious illnesses such as cancer and heart disease.

Birth injuries

Our law firm helps parents devastated by a baby's birth injury resulting from mistakes during labor and delivery. We handle cases involving Erb's Palsy, hypoxia and brain injuries, and malpractice during the neonatal period.

Nursing Home Neglect And Abuse

If you believe a loved one is being neglected or abused in a nursing home, it is important to take action, not only to help your loved one, but also to make sure that it does not happen again. Send a message: Contact our law firm or visit our Nursing Home Abuse Web page.

Emergency Room Errors

How were you injured? Emergency room patients are often treated by multiple medical professionals, creating many opportunities for errors to be made. We handle all ER and hospital negligence cases, including those resulting from:

  • Misdiagnosis
  • Delayed diagnosis or delayed testing
  • Failure to perform x-rays
  • Failure to review patient history
  • Misreading test results
  • Failure to perform proper testing
  • Untreated bleeding or hemorrhaging

Such errors can be caused by improperly trained and credentialed staff and inadequate staffing levels.

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

If you were in a vehicle accident or suffered a blow to the head because of a slip and fall, you may have suffered a traumatic brain injury. If you have, you may feel different than you did before the precipitating event. Sometimes months go by before a victim realizes that something is not right. Signs that you might have a TBI include:

  • Reduced brain function
  • Short-term memory impairment
  • Executive skill impairment
  • Signs of post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • Loss of consciousness
  • Blurred vision
  • Loss or enhancement of smell
  • Ringing in the ears

Can You Sue a Hospital For Negligence?

Do not stand idly by and let the statute of limitations run out on your case. In some cases, the statute of limitations could be as short as 90 days. You only have a limited amount of time in which to pursue a medical malpractice case. Take back control of the situation and get the compensation you deserve for your injuries. Enlist the help of our dedicated team of legal professionals that works on your behalf to pursue a beneficial result in your case.

Contact Us To Learn How We Can Help

Contact Tolmage, Peskin, Harris, Falick to discuss the details of your individual case. Our medical malpractice attorneys offer a free initial consultation to all clients so you can have your case assessed by a member of our legal team without cost or obligation. Let us help you pursue the compensation you deserve for your losses. You may also review our medical malpractice Q & A page.

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