Medical malpractice injuries are not always the most severe injuries, but they can often be the most distressing or disappointing injuries simply because they are often suffered because an individual was seeking treatment for a pre-existing injury. Imagine you have a surgical procedure that needs to be performed, the removal of a tumor, for instance, and you visit your health care provider in order to have the operation taken care of. Instead of leaving in better health and free of your tumor, you are now facing additional injuries that will require even more health care to resolve.
It is not necessarily common for these injuries to occur, as most medical professionals in New York are very good at what they do, but accidents happen all the time, and in the field of health care, minor accidents can lead to major injuries. Fortunately for those who are injured as a result of medical malpractice, there are legal options they can take advantage of in order to be compensated for their injuries.
In some instances, an issue of medical malpractice is relatively easily resolved, as doctors and hospitals are happy to rectify the issue for free instead of worrying about the bad press and large payout they may face with a medical malpractice lawsuit. Unfortunately, some medical malpractice issues cannot be easily rectified, such as a surgical amputation that was later discovered to be unnecessary.
When such a serious and irreparable medical malpractice issue occurs, victims can file a lawsuit in order to be compensated for their injuries. While money does not always solve the problem, it can certainly make life easier as you struggle to come to terms with whatever medical issue you may be facing due to the malpractice. If you or someone you know has been injured due to medical malpractice, visit our webpage to learn how we have helped New York residents recover millions in medical malpractice claims.