Hospital Negligence

When a patient sustains serious or catastrophic injuries due to hospital negligence, the consequences can amount to a lifetime of medical care or premature death. Hospital negligence in New York is a type of medical malpractice that encompasses negligent actions that occur in a hospital. If you or a loved one have been injured due to hospital negligence, you should speak with a team of experienced New York medical malpractice lawyers immediately to evaluate your situation and explore your legal rights.

Hospital negligence in New York includes the following injuries:

  • Birth injury, such as forceps injury, brain damage, and cerebral palsy
  • Surgical error
  • Anesthesia error
  • Delay in cancer diagnosis
  • Hospital malpractice
  • Delayed surgery resulting in injury
  • Delay in diagnosing a medical condition
  • Misdiagnosis
  • Improper consent prior to surgery or medical procedure

The New York medical malpractice attorneys at The Sanders Firm have decades of combined experience in personal injury and medical malpractice law. We understand the devastating effects that hospital negligence can have on your life, and will fight to secure justice on your behalf.

Liability for Hospital Negligence in New York

Each year, medical malpractice is responsible for more deaths than auto accidents, AIDS and breast cancer combined. When malpractice occurs within a hospital, this is known as hospital negligence. Unlike general malpractice suits that target a specific surgeon or doctor, hospital negligence in New York extends to the facility where the negligence occurred.

In most cases, victims of hospital negligence have two years from the date of injury to file a hospital negligence complaint. However, for certain circumstances or injuries this timeframe may be different, so it is important to contact New York medical malpractice lawyers quickly in order to assess your legal options.

New York Medical Malpractice Attorneys

The Sanders Firm has decades of experience in hospital negligence and medical malpractice law. We offer our clients personalized attention, and our dedicated New York medical malpractice lawyers will work to secure you justice for your injuries. We have successfully won millions in compensation, helping our clients cover the staggering costs medical bills or funeral arrangements associated with malpractice and other medical negligence.

File a Doctor Negligence Lawsuit in New York

If you or someone you know has been injured or died as a result of hospital negligence in New York, including Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn, Long Island, Queens, or Staten Island, then The Sanders Firm can help. We offer a no-obligation, free legal consultation to help you determine whether your case is eligible to receive monetary damages. Call us for your free case evaluation today, toll-free at 1.800 FAIR PLAY (800.324.7752).