Queens Medical Malpractice Attorney
Medical malpractice will happen to nearly everyone in Queens at least once in their lifetime, according to a new study. Many of these medical errors result in devastating consequences including severe injuries and sometimes death. If you or a family member has suffered due to a medical mistake, you may be entitled to receive significant compensation.
Whether your injuries were the result of an operating error or a misdiagnosis, another competent medical professional may not have made the same mistake. Unfortunately, medical errors are common and doctors will rarely admit their wrongdoings. If you believe you may be the victim of a misdiagnosis, there are professionals who can help.
The Queens medical malpractice attorneys at Cellino & Barnes understand health care and the growing of mistakes committed by doctors and surgeons. Our medical malpractice lawyers are former doctors, surgeons and prosecutors familiar with modern medical operations and opinions and each attorney is trial-tested so we can help you get the best possible results.
If you believe you or a loved one is a victim of medical malpractice, call a lawyer now for a free consultation at 800-888-8888 or contact us to get in touch with an attorney online.
Misdiagnosis is the most common type of medical malpractice and nearly every American will receive an incorrect diagnosis at least once in their life. Unfortunately, statistics show this kind of medical error is increasing. Currently, malpractice is the third leading cause of death just behind cancer and heart disease.
-225,000 Americans are killed each year as a result
-106,000 patients die from negative side effects from drugs
-80,000 people are killed by infections and complications from operations
-12,000 patients are killed during unnecessary surgeries
-7,000 people die each year because they were prescribed the wrong medication
Almost every death and injury can be prevented if all medical professionals followed safety guidelines and best practices.
For some victims in Queens, it may not be too late to file a malpractice claim and receive an award for the injuries endured. However, there are timelines that must be met promptly. Contact a Queens medical malpractice lawyer today to discuss your legal options.
The Next Step
Medical mistakes can result in long-term injuries and sometimes death. If you or your family has been impacted by a medical error, contacting an attorney who focuses on medical malpractice should be your next step. In New York State, patients have a strict time limit to file a claim. Our Queens medical malpractice attorneys can file a claim on your behalf and meet all of the necessary deadlines.
A Queens medical malpractice lawyer at Cellino & Barnes will also hire medical experts and gather evidence which can be vital in court. As your attorney, it is our goal to get the best results possible for you and your family.
Contact a lawyer at Cellino & Barnes today or call 800-888-8888 to speak directly with a Queens medical malpractice attorney now.