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Medical Malpractice

New Jersey and New York Medical Malpractice Attorneys

Medical MalpracticePeople expect a certain standard of care when visiting the doctor, a hospital or undergoing surgery. When that standard of care is not provided because of negligence or misconduct, the clinic or medical professional may be liable. They may be responsible for the costs of the injuries that result from their failure to provide the appropriate standard of care.

Common causes of medical malpractice

At Koles, Burke & Bustillo, L.L.P., our attorneys have many years of experience with medical malpractice claims. We have helped people obtain compensation for injuries caused by:

  • Obstetrical errors (causing injury to the mother or child)
  • Surgical errors
  • Failure to diagnose cancer and other diseases or conditions
  • Failure to read tests results correctly
  • Medical lab mistakes
  • Pharmacy errors and prescription mistakes
  • Nursing home abuse and neglect

Our lawyers have tried many medical malpractice cases over the years, and can advise you about your options and your rights.

The consequences of medical errors

People injured by the negligence or misconduct of medical providers may experience injuries such as infections following surgery, treatment or surgery on the wrong body part, and damage to adjacent body parts because of nicks and cuts. They can suffer brain damage or death because of anesthesia errors such as over-sedation. Babies can experience birth injuries such as shoulder dystocia or cerebral palsy because of mistakes during labor and delivery. People can suffer adverse reactions from ill-advised medications, the wrong medications, and medications prescribed that interact poorly with other prescribed medications.

Medical malpractice claims are not limited to those against doctors

We have helped clients injured because of medical malpractice file claims against hospitals, physicians, clinics, medical supply companies, pharmacies, labs, nurses, physical therapists, and other medical providers. We consult with a wide variety of medical and legal experts and specialists when building medical malpractice cases.

We urge people who believe they have been harmed by medical neglect or malpractice to consult with a lawyer as soon as possible. This allows evidence to be preserved and witnesses to be interviewed while their memories are fresh. To discuss your situation with one of our attorneys, contact Koles, Burke & Bustillo, L.L.P. to schedule a free consultation on any accident cases at one of our Three offices in New Jersey and New York. You can call us at 201-200-0300 or toll-free at 877-800-0858 to schedule an appointment.

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