When you have sought medical treatment for an injury or illness, only to suffer additional injuries because of negligence by a doctor, nurse or other medical caregiver, an experienced and knowledgeable lawyer can help you pursue full and fair compensation for all your losses. The laws and procedures governing medical malpractice in New York can be confusing and intimidating. You can find it difficult to know whether you have a claim, and what you need to do to get the compensation you need to cover your losses and move forward with your life.
A fatal birth injury resulting from medical malpractice is catastrophic for the mother and family. The months of planning and pregnancy, the hopes and dreams for the life of a new family member, are snuffed out in a matter of moments. The mother is left to grieve for a life that never got the chance to live.