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Are You A Victim Of Surgical Errors Anesthesia Errors, Surgical instrument left in body, Unnecessary Surgery, Delayed Surgery, Wrong Part of Body

Surgical Errors – New York Jonathan C. Reiter Law Firm, PLLC Can Help

Consistent results from an aggressive New York surgical error attorney fighting for your rights

Surgeons, nurses, anesthesiologists and other professionals in the operating room who make mistakes need to be held accountable for their actions. Whether it’s performing the wrong medical procedure or using poor judgment, surgical mistakes often result in life-threatening injuries or wrongful death fatalities in New York.

Whatever type of medical malpractice crisis you or your family is dealing with, contact us immediately. Our hard-working law firm has years of experience handling some of the most complicated cases involving surgical mistakes in New York.

What types of cases does attorney Jonathan C. Reiter handle?

Surgical mistakes can cover a wide range. Some of the common medical malpractice cases we handle involving surgical mistakes in New York include:

  • Anesthesia errors
  • Surgery performed on wrong part of body
  • Surgical instrument left in body
  • Delayed surgery
  • Unnecessary surgery
  • Unsanitary surgery

Whatever type of surgical error you or your family are dealing with, make sure you take your case seriously right from the start. A delay could affect your ability to obtain compensation for your surgical error.

What are the common causes of surgical errors?

Any number of factors may contribute to a mistake during surgery. Someone may lack adequate training for a certain procedure. A doctor, nurse or anesthesiologist may be fatigued from working long hours Some of the most common reasons why include:

  • Inattentive surgeons or other medical professionals in the operating room
  • Poorly trained surgeons or surgical assistants
  • Reckless behavior, often caused by surgeons rushing to finish surgery
  • Poor communication, either in writing or verbally between staff
  • Tired surgeons or surgical assistants

Why should I hire New York personal injury lawyer Jonathan C. Reiter?

You have many choices when looking for a surgical error attorney in New York. Why consider Jonathan C. Reiter Law Firm, PLLC? First and foremost, we deliver results. In case after case, we have consistently secured large settlements and verdicts, often totaling millions of dollars per case.

What’s the secret to our success? We rigorously investigate every single case. When you hire us, we search tirelessly for evidence to support your claim and carefully review the facts in each medical malpractice case. This includes:

  • Reviewing medical records
  • Consulting with medical experts
  • Seeking a second opinion from another surgeon

We then take this information and build a compelling legal case designed to hold surgeons and hospitals responsible for their actions. If necessary, we can help you file a surgical mistake lawsuit if we believe that’s the best way to resolve your case.

Communicating with clients matters at Jonathan C. Reiter Law Firm, PLLC

We believe every legal case should be a partnership between the attorney and the injury victim or the family of the person who died due to someone else mistakes. That’s why we communicate clearly with everyone we work with at Jonathan C. Reiter Law Firm, PLLC.

We don’t just pay attention to you at the beginning of your case. We communicate with you every step of the way. We keep you informed about the latest progress in your case. And we consult with you and make every decision based on your personal needs.

Discover what an attentive, hard-working attorney can do for you. Contact us. Call (212) 736-0979 and schedule a free consultation. A delay could affect your ability to recover compensation. That’s why it’s critical you contact attorney Reiter as soon as possible.

Jonathan C. Reiter Law Firm, PLLC – passionately pursuing justice, one case at a time.

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Manhattan Medical Malpractice Info Center

Lenox Hill Hospital

A 652-bed teaching hospital, Lenox Hill Hospital is located in the Lenox Hill neighborhood at 100 E. 77th Street. This 652-bed on the Upper East Side of Manhattan serves mostly patients from Manhattan, but other patients are admitted from Brooklyn, Bronx, Queens, Long Island and throughout the tri-state region. Anyone who suspects negligence after treatment should speak with an experienced attorney immediately.

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Bellevue Hospital Center

Bellevue Hospital Center at 462 1st Avenue has 828 beds and experiences 115,797 emergency room visits each year. Bellevue had a higher rate of infections compared to hospitals in other states, according to a New York State Department of Health Report in 2009. Anyone who is injured by the negligence of a doctor or nurse at this Manhattan hospital, the oldest in the United States, will need an experienced attorney with experience and resources needed to take aggressive action.

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New York Presbyterian-Lower Manhattan Hospital

Lower Manhattan Hospital at 170 William Street in New York is one of the main campuses of New York-Presbyterian Hospital. This hospital, with 170 beds, provides a range of inpatient and outpatient services. According to an article in the New York Post, New York-Presbyterian scored 18 percent below average for patient safety in a ranking of hospitals by Consumer Reports magazine. Patients who suspect medical malpractice should not hesitate to arrange a consultation with a New York City attorney who can investigate and hold the negligent medical care provider accountable.

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Mount Sinai Beth Israel

The main hospital known as the Petrie Division is located at First Avenue and 16th Street. But Mount Sinai Beth Israel has other campuses, including Phillips Ambulatory Care Center at Union Square. Mount Sinai Beth Israel is a teaching hospital with 1,368 beds. If you suffered any form of negligence while being treated at Mount Sinai Beth Israel, take action immediately to protect your rights.

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Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center at 1275 York Avenue in Manhattan provides cancer care to patients. The hospital is composed of two institutions: Memorial Hospital for Cancer and Allied Diseases, which provides patient care, and the Sloan Kettering Institute, which is focused on research. Patients who suspect a failure to diagnose cancer or some other type of hospital negligence can contact a lawyer to discuss options.

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Mount Sinai Hospital

Mount Sinai Hospital at One Gustave L. Levy Place is a 1,048-bed facility founded in 1852. It is one of the oldest and largest teaching hospitals in the country. Consumer Reports rated Mount Sinai 31 percent below average for patient safety. If you or a loved one was a victim of medical malpractice at any Manhattan hospital, don’t wait to contact an attorney to find out if you have a case. You may be entitled to compensation.

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St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center

St. Luke’s Roosevelt Hospital Center at 1111 Amsterdam Avenue was ranked No. 14 out of the 30 worst hospitals for patient safety, as identified by Consumer Reports. The magazine examined four key measures of patient safety: hospital-acquired infections, readmissions and the quality of communication between staff and patients in regard to medications and discharge planning.

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New York-Presbyterian/ Columbia University Medical Center

New York-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center at 630 West 168th Street was described by a lawmaker as having “horrendous conditions.” Emergency room wait times last an average of 85 minutes, which rank among New York’s 10 worst. Any patient who was treated at the 995-bed hospital in Washington Heights and suspects negligence should not hesitate to speak with an attorney for a free consultation.

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Harlem Hospital Center

Harlem Hospital Center at 506 Malcolm X Blvd. received a 20 on a 1-to-100 scale gauging patient safety by Consumer Reports. The hospital received the second worst score in the nation, according to a New York Post report. Harlem Hospital told Consumer Reports it needs to improve in some areas, according to the Post. The hospital is a general medical and surgical hospital with 272 beds.