Were You Injured Due to Medical Malpractice in NYC?
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Did you know that in NY, you have only 30 months from the date of your injury or the onset of your illness to file a medical malpractice lawsuit against the negligent party/parties. If you fail to file within this statute of limitations period, New York law precludes you from obtaining any compensation from the responsible party/parties. That is why it's important for you to contact a medical malpractice attorney like Daniella Levi as soon as you can so she can review your case and prove negligence:
Failure to diagnose, delay in diagnosis or misdiagnosis
Failure to order the proper lab tests or failure to properly interpret those ordered
Administration of the wrong medications or improper anesthesia dosage
Failure to obtain the proper informed consent to a treatment or procedure
Improper surgical technique (e.g. leaving a foreign object in the patient’s body)
Failure to sufficiently communicate with other members of the health team
So, if you sustained an injury due to the negligence of a health care professional or the entity for which they work, contact Attorney Levi today for a Free Consultation.
Choosing an experienced medical malpractice/personal injury attorney who has a track record of success in obtaining favorable medical malpractice settlements and jury verdicts is key in order to have a successful outcome.
Daniella Levi is an experienced attorney who has dedicated her legal career to helping injured persons by specializing in the prosecution of Personal Injury cases with a focus on slip and fall, automobile accidents, constructions/labor law accidents, worker’s compensation and medical malpractice.
Ms. Levi has successfully obtained substantial compensation packages worth millions of dollars for her clients both through trying cases in court and getting substantial verdicts as well as through out of court settlements, mediations and arbitrations.
Eliyahu “Eli” Levi is Daniella’s son and has been working with his mother since he was attending law school. Eli earned his undergraduate degree from Baruch College, City University of New York and afterwards attended Daniella’s alma mater, St. John’s Law School, and obtained his Juris Doctor degree in 2016. Eli then entered the field of personal injury and medical malpractice litigation which has been his focus practice area.
Steven L. Sonkin has been practicing law in New York for over 30 years. Prior to joining Daniella Levi & Associates, PC, Mr. Sonkin gained legal experience practicing at a defense firm. The insights he gained from working on the defense side, have been extremely helpful in his success of representing injured claimants and getting them the compensation they deserve. He is a member of the New York State Bar Association where he served as a member of the Committee on Civil Practice Law and Rules for 14 years and is also a member of the New York City Bar Association where he served on the Civil Courts and Tort Litigation Committees.
Marigold has devoted her legal career to Workers’ Compensation. Marigold has gained her experience both as claimant’s counsel as well as defense counsel, thus giving her invaluable insight as to how to best represent her clients. Whether counsel for claimants or insurance carrier, Marigold was able help the injured worked by fighting for the benefits denied by the insurance carrier and through in depth investigation and knowledge.
Michael J. Ganci is an experienced attorney practicing in all areas of matrimonial and family law. After being sworn in as a member of the New York State Bar in February 2013, Mr. Ganci began practicing exclusively in the areas of divorce and family law for a well-established law firm in Garden City, NY. Mr. Ganci has represented clients throughout New York State in hundreds of divorce and family court proceedings, resolving issues of equitable distribution, spousal maintenance, child custody, and child support in matters ranging from simple to complex. Prior to being admitted, Mr. Ganci served as a law clerk for a private law firm working in a wide range of practice areas including matrimonial and family law, business law, transactional law, real estate law, and personal injury law. Mr. Ganci is an aggressive advocate that works tirelessly to protect his client's interests and achieve their goals.
What is the statute of limitations in a medical malpractice case?
In New York, medical malpractice claims must be filed within 2.5 years from the date of the alleged negligent action or omission that caused the patient’s injury.
Can I sue my doctor if he did not tell me about the risks of a procedure?
If a patient believes their doctor failed to inform them of the risks of a procedure, and the patient sustained an injury as a result, the patient may be able to pursue a medical malpractice claim.
Whom can I sue if a nurse gave me the wrong medication?
A charge of negligence against a nurse can arise from almost any action or failure to act that results in patient injury-most often, an unintentional failure to adhere to a standard of clinical practice-and may lead to a malpractice lawsuit.
I am not happy with the outcome of my care. Is that medical malpractice?
If you had a medically necessary surgery or an elective surgery, and you weren’t happy with the results, it doesn’t mean that you can sue for medical malpractice. In order to have a valid medical malpractice claim, you will need a doctor/patient relationship, evidence that the surgeon was negligent and that the negligence caused you harm such as pain, deformity or disability.
What kind of damages can I recover in a medical malpractice case?
The damages you can recover in a medical malpractice case can compensate you for the harm you suffered because of a healthcare professional’s medical negligence. They include economic and non-economic damages.
Economic damages include:
Reduced earnings capacity
Non-economic damages include:
Pain and suffering
Loss of enjoyment of life
Contact Attorney Levi today to schedule a FREE Consultation about your case.
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