Doctor Negligence

One of the most devastating occurrences of medical malpractice is doctor negligence – the careless acts of the very medical professionals who have sworn to “do no harm.” Doctor negligence in New York applies to any licensed healthcare provider, including doctors and surgeons, and often has very serious consequences for the patient.

The lawyers at The Sanders Firm are experienced New York medical malpractice attorneys, and we understand the effects doctor negligence can have on a patient’s life. Over decades of service to our community, we have secured millions of dollars in damages for clients who have been affected by medical malpractice. Doctor negligence in New York includes:

  • Anesthesia error
  • Birth injury, such as brain damage or cerebral palsy
  • Surgical error
  • Improper consent before surgery or other medical procedure
  • Failure to diagnose a medical condition
  • Misdiagnosis
  • Delay in diagnosing a medical condition
  • Hospital negligence or malpractice
  • Improper treatment of a medical condition, disease, or illness
  • Nursing home abuse
  • Prescription drug error
  • Pharmacy malpractice
  • General negligence

Liability for Doctor Negligence in New York

Every year, malpractice kills more people than car accidents, breast cancer and AIDS – combined. And every year, errors in prescription drugs and other medications injure 1.3 million people. These deaths and injuries are even more tragic because they are caused by medical professionals who have promised to help, save and protect. In New York, medical malpractice and doctor negligence extends to doctors, dentists, nurses, surgeons, chiropractors and hospitals.

Generally speaking, NY medical malpractice law permits victims to file a claim within two and half years of injury. However, some malpractice complaints have different time frames, so it is important to speak with New York medical malpractice lawyers as soon as possible.

New York Medical Malpractice Attorneys

The dedicated team of attorneys at The Sanders Firm understand the devastation of families caused by medical negligence – and we know your legal rights. We are committed to winning justice for the victims of doctor negligence in New York, or for their surviving families in the case of malpractice death.

Our dedicated New York medical malpractice attorneys have decades of experience in successfully winning compensation for all types of doctor negligence and medical malpractice.

File a Doctor Negligence Lawsuit in New York

If you or a loved one has been injured or died due to doctor negligence in New York, including Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens, Long Island, or Staten Island, The Sanders Firm can help. We offer a free, no obligation consultation to determine whether your case is eligible for monetary damages, so call today for your free legal evaluation. We will help secure the compensation you need – and deserve. Call us toll-free at 1.800 FAIR PLAY (800.324.7752).