Who Can Be Sued For Malpractice?

Who Can Be Sued For Malpractice

Imagine waking up from an operation and discovering that your surgeon has amputated your healthy leg and left your diseased leg is still attached. That happened to a 51-year-old Florida man in 1995. The case made national news1 and was the inspiration for surgeons and hospitals across the country to change some of their pre-surgical…

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What Is The Medical Malpractice Statute Of Limitations In New York?

Contemplating Malpractice Lawsuit

Medical malpractice occurs when a doctor, nurse, surgeon, anesthesiologist, or other medical professional commits an error that has an adverse effect on the health of the patient. To qualify as medical malpractice, the actions must have deviated significantly from professionally accepted standards. Malpractices claims can be notoriously difficult to prove, and the burden of proof…

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