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Filing a medical malpractice lawsuit? Consult with an attorney

We don’t need to debate the merits of a for-profit medical system today, other than to say that that’s exactly what we have in this country right now. As a result, the profit drives all of the decision making, and that can lead to some horrible mistakes or some sub-standard care for patients who are just innocently trying to take care of themselves.

Whether you approve of the current system or not isn’t the point. The point is that we all have an expectation that our doctors, hospitals and medical personnel will make the best decisions for us regarding our care and health. When a mistake is made or a medical error causes us harm, then we need to consider our next legal steps.

There are a lot of procedural elements that you need to follow in order to ensure you are doing things the right way prior to filing a medical malpractice lawsuit. You need to support your claims and get medical evidence that shows why someone provided substandard care to you, or why the medical error happened and how it caused you harm.

It may seem simple, but it is usually more complex than people realize. That’s why it is imperative to have legal help on your side when you are pursuing medical malpractice litigation — and in the Syracuse area, the names to know are DeFrancisco & Falgiatano. We have the experience and knowledge necessary to help New York residents with their complex, and important, medical malpractice claims.

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