Medical Negligence Is The Third-Leading Cause Of Death In The U.S., Our Law Firm Helps Familes Recover
Medical negligence is a growing concern in New York. Data from the American Medical Journal reveals that every hospitals, health professionals and other care providers spend over $3 billion paying out medical malpractice claims, averaging over 30 layouts per day. A NYC medical malpractice lawyer at Raphaelson & Levine Law Firm can help you and your family recover compensation after medical negligence leads to injury.
Located in Manhattan, NY our law firm serves victims throughout New York City (including the Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens) and Staten island. If you suspect medical malpractice complete a contact form below, or call 212-268-3222, for a free case evaluation with one of the top medical malpractice attorneys at our firm today.
What Does It Take To Justify A Medical Malpractice Claim in New York?
The Raphaelson & Levine Law Firm holds physicians and hospitals accountable for medical negligence resulting in lasting disability, grave illness or fatality. Our lawyers work hard and are recognized as leaders in uncovering medical malpractice and making those providers pay. An unsuccessful surgery or other adverse outcome is not necessarily malpractice. To justify a claim of medical malpractice, there must be lasting harm and there must be evidence that the medical professionals deviated from the accepted medical standards.
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A Proven Record Of Successful Medical Malpractice Settlements & Verdicts
Our founding attorney, Howard Raphaelson, is the grandson of Jacob D. Fuchsberg, the first attorney in the U.S. to obtain a $1 million recovery for personal injury. In affiliation with his grandfather’s namesake firm, our legal team has recovered numerous million dollar verdicts and settlements in medical malpractice cases.
Among our notable medical malpractice claim recoveries:
A $2.2 million award on behalf of a young teaching aide who is legally blind because of repeated failures to diagnose the cause of her severe headaches, despite three emergency room visits in one month. We proved that timely referral, diagnosis and treatment could have prevented the irreversible damage to her vision.
A $750,000 settlement for a 45-year-old woman whose breast cancer went untreated for six months because her OB-GYN doctor failed to inform her of a suspicious mass found on a sonogram. The award for the complications she suffered from the delayed diagnosis.
Contact A Caring & Committed Medical Malpractice Lawyer Today, Call 212-268-3222
We are known for results in big cases, and we are known for attending to our clients’ needs throughout the process. Call 212-268-3222 or contact us online for a free consultation with one of the top-rated New York City medical malpractice attorneys at Raphaelson & Levine Law Firm.