Medical malpractice lawsuits may help you get back on your feet

On Behalf of | Jul 10, 2015 | Medical Malpractice

There’s nothing much worse than placing your trust in a physician who doesn’t deserve it. Accidents in the unfortunately leave hundreds of people injured; however, in addition to the injuries caused by the accidents, physician negligence causes even more injuries, illnesses and deaths in hospitals all over New York.

Negligent behavior by medical professionals has proven to be extremely problematic for patients and their families. Doctors and other health care professionals have a responsibility to follow the standard of care established by those in the medical field. If a doctor fails to treat his or her patient with the competence of a reasonable physician in similar circumstances, they may be found liable for any damages caused to the patient.

With more than 33 years of legal experience, Attorney Michael Gaffney has dealt with various medical malpractice cases. He works with various investigators and experts to help build solid cases for his clients. With legal knowledge and skills, he has successfully assisted past clients navigate medical malpractice claims, helping them recover compensation for their losses and damages.

Victims of medical malpractice are often looking to recover medical expenses or lost wages that they incurred as a result of a doctor’s failure to treat them properly. In some cases, settlement is the best option. Attorney Gaffney is experienced in representing his clients in settlement conferences and mediations, helping clients understand the process and obtain what they rightfully deserve.

While handling claims outside of court might be appealing for some clients, there are situations where reaching a settlement is not a reasonable option. In those cases, Attorney Gaffney is prepared to litigate the case and represent clients in the courtroom. In any case, Attorney Gaffney works hard to ensure clients recover the damages he or she deserves. For more information on how to file a medical malpractice suit, please visit our website here. This could provide general information about the process and possible options.