Metropolitan Hospital Center serves people in East Harlem, the Upper East Side and the Yorkville neighborhoods of Manhattan. The Metropolitan Hospital Center is one of eleven hospitals in the New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation (HHC). According to the most recent statistics, Metropolitan Hospital Center had more than 60,000 emergency room visits and more than 350,000 clinic visits. Although most patients receive appropriate treatment, every year patients in hospitals in New York City and across America are injured or killed by negligent, careless and overworked doctors and staff.
If you or a loved one was injured by medical malpractice, your life, or the life of your loved one, has changed forever. You may not be able to work anymore. You will likely require additional medical procedures to correct the damage caused by the malpractice. An experienced lawyer can help you understand your rights and recover compensation for your damages.
At Rosenberg, Minc, Falkoff & Wolff LLP, we represent people injured by medical malpractice. We have decades of experience in these types of cases. Our record of results is one measure of our commitment to our clients. Our Metropolitan Hospital Center medical malpractice lawyers and attorneys understand the unique aspects of medical malpractice claims and are able to help our clients overcome the legal and procedural hurdles that can stand in the way of achieving success. In every case, we undertake a complete investigation of the injuries. We work with established medical experts to determine what happened, and to show how the negligence of a doctor or other professional caused your injuries.
It is important to act quickly in medical malpractice claims involving HHC hospitals. For instance, you must file a Notice of Claim within 90 days of the act of malpractice. Contact us as soon as you are able. Call us at 1-866-516-5887 or e-mail us to schedule your free, confidential case evaluation.
Our client, a 5-year-old patient, receives almost $8 million in compensation from an NYC hospital in a medical malpractice claim won by Rosenberg, Minc, Falkoff & Wolf. Representing the injured child with his team of legal and medical experts, Daniel Minc said, "It was great day for the family."
The case involved negligent care on the part of the hospital pediatric intensive care unit for failing to observe bleeding from a simple biopsy wound which caused neurological damage.
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