Mistakes can be made in every line of work. However, when a doctor, nurse or any other health care professional makes a mistake, the stakes are much higher and the resulting injuries can be fatal. When we get sick and visit physicians, we trust our lives in the hands of professionals to provide us with the highest level of care and treatment possible. If you or a loved one was injured as a result of the negligent actions of a medical professional or facility, you should contact a New York City medical malpractice lawyer as you may be entitled to monetary compensation.
At Gersowitz, Libo & Korek, P.C., our New York medical malpractice lawyers have the necessary experience in successfully handling cases involving medical malpractice. For more than 25 years, we have focused on getting our clients the monetary compensation they deserve.
Even though you may have been injured due to a clear negligent act by your doctor or by a medical facility where you received medical treatment, you may still have a hard time getting the compensation that you undoubtedly deserve. This is because most healthcare professionals do not easily and quickly admit mistakes, especially if you are attempting to file a medical malpractice claim without the help of an experienced attorney.
At Gersowitz, Libo & Korek, P.C., we have handled medical malpractice claims involving the following topics:
Our New York medical malpractice attorneys are familiar with the obstacles and challenges that medical malpractice claims present. Our extensive knowledge, experience and access to resources, including expert witnesses, help us successfully settle or litigate malpractices cases for our clients.
Just like any other state, New York has a statute of limitations for timely filing a medical malpractice claim. If you were injured due to the negligent actions of a medical professional, you will only have 2.5 years from the end of treatment to file a claim. In certain cases, such as those involving claims against a municipality or the State, there may be an even shorter time limit to file a claim.
Below are some exceptions to New York’s statute of limitations for timely filing a medical malpractice lawsuit:
There may also be other exceptions to the New York statute of limitations for timely filing a medical malpractice claim. In order not to miss your window of opportunity to file a claim, you should immediately contact one of our experienced New York medical malpractice attorneys as soon as you discover the possibility of an injury.
If you or a loved one has suffered serious personal injuries due to medical malpractice, you need to hire a lawyer as you may be entitled to monetary compensation.
At Gersowitz, Libo & Korek, P.C., we have over 25 years of experience in successfully pursuing medical malpractice claims on behalf of residents of both New York and New Jersey. We have the knowledge and resources to aggressively pursue your case and help you get the outcome that you deserve.
For more information or to schedule a complimentary consultation with one of our New York Medical Malpractice Lawyers, please call Gersowitz, Libo & Korek, P.C. at 1-800-529-9997.
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