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Queens Medical Malpractice Lawyers

Medical malpractice law firm serving Queens fighting for rights of injury victims and families

Medical malpractice cases in Queens can be very complicated. If you or a loved one sustained a serious injury due to a doctor, surgeon, nurse or another medical professional, you need to take strong legal action right from the start.  You need Jonathan C. Reiter Law Firm, PLLC.

Queens can be challenging for victims of medical malpractice. There are so many different hospitals and medical centers in the largest borough in New York City. Fortunately, we’re familiar with many of the major hospitals in Queens, including:

  • Queens Hospital Center
  • New York Hospital Medical Center of Queens
  • Elmhurst Hospital
  • Forest Hills Hospital
  • St. John’s Episcopal Hospital at South Shore
  • Jamaica Hospital
  • Flushing Hospital
  • Peninsula Hospital

What medical malpractice cases in Queens regularly occur?

Medical malpractice cases cover a wide range in Queens. Some of the most common medical malpractice cases we handle in this borough include hospital injuries, emergency room errors or surgical mistakes that result in:

  • Spread of cancer
  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Damage to vital organs
  • Mental trauma

Many mothers and newborn babies also suffer life-threatening or even fatal injuries due to delivery room errors and other birth injuries in Queens.  Whatever the reason, we can help. We have a comprehensive understanding of the legal system and know how to get results. We have a nurse on staff who assists in cases and may help in finding qualified medical experts. In typical medical malpractice cases, we prepare chronologies, time lines, medical illustrations and other demonstrative exhibits for use at trial.

Am I eligible for medical malpractice compensation?

Financial costs can add up quickly. Obtaining compensation in medical malpractice cases in a timely manner can be extremely difficult. The burden of proof in such cases can often be very high. Without sufficient evidence, you may have a hard time proving you are the victim of medical malpractice.

Fortunately, our knowledgeable attorneys know what is required to get results and have a proven track record of success. We have won many major, multi-million-dollar medical malpractice cases in New York, including:

  • $22.97 million verdict for family of boy who suffered brain damage after his treatment was delayed. Among the largest medical malpractice verdicts nationwide in 2014.
  • $4 million settlement due to faulty neck surgery
  • $3.5 million for brain damage caused by failure to diagnose pulmonary edema
  • $2.25 million for brain damage due to negligent treatment of skull fracture
  • $2.1 million for failure to diagnose prostate cancer
  • $2 million for misdiagnosis of Crohn’s disease

How do I know if I’m a victim of medical malpractice in Queens?

You know your body best. If something feels wrong after receiving treatment, consult with a doctor (someone other than your treating physician) or go to an emergency room in Queens as soon as possible. There are many symptoms of a serious illness or injury caused by medical malpractice, including:

  • Scars
  • Dizziness
  • Unusual bruises
  • Fatigue

The important thing to do is receive emergency medical attention as soon as possible. Don’t try to diagnose yourself. Let the experts decide if you have a serious medical condition caused by a doctor, pharmacist, nurse or another medical professional. Then contact us.

Possible signs of medical malpractice include the following:

  • Condition does not improve with treatment
  • Diagnosis and symptoms don’t appear to match
  • The doctor’s diagnosis was based only on a lab test result (a mistake may have been made in the laboratory
  • Common test for diagnosing your particular condition was never performed

Why should I hire attorney Reiter for my Queens medical malpractice case?

Having an experienced medical malpractice lawyer on your side can make a big difference in the outcome of your case in Queens. When you hire us, you get more than just accomplished attorneys with years of experience handling medical malpractice claims working on your case. You put an entire team of professionals to work on your case. We employ two licensed nurses and an investigator. We also regularly consult with experts in their field. We’re prepared to do whatever it takes to help you receive the financial compensation you rightfully deserve.

Detail-oriented, results-driven medical malpractice law firm serving Queens

We’re proud of our reputation in Queens and throughout New York for being hard-working attorneys who put our clients’ needs first. You’ll notice the difference the first time we meet. We won’t tell you what to do. We’ll take the time to learn all about your case. We listen.

Communicating clearly with clients matters at Jonathan C. Reiter Law Firm, PLLC. That means we will work closely with you to build a compelling medical malpractice case. We will keep you informed throughout the process. Your phone calls will be returned. We will answer your questions.

Building strong legal cases designed to succeed drives everything we do at our law firm. Discover what we can do for you. Contact us. Call (212) 736-0979 and schedule a free consultation. We work on a contingency fee basis. That means you only pay us if we win.

Jonathan C. Reiter Law Firm, PLLC – fighting for justice, one case at a time.