Medical malpractice is startlingly common, and can cause lifelong debilitation or death. While, it is rare that a patient actually dies of medical malpractice, nevertheless, the total number of people who either are injured or die as a result of medical malpractice is astounding. According to a study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), between 44,000 and 98,000 people die each year in the United States due to medical malpractice. The study estimates that medical malpractice costs the United States more than $50 billion each year.
The Queens Medical Malpractice Lawyers at Silberstein Awad and Miklos (S.A.M.) have hundreds of years of combined experience helping to pursue medical malpractice lawsuits and medical malpractice settlements. Just remember to “Ask 4 Sam” by visiting https://ask4sam.net/queens-medical-malpractice-attorneys, or by calling 877-ASK4SAM
It is a complex issue. Many Queens medical malpractice cases are not preventable. The majority of medical malpractice cases are due to errors made by health care providers. These errors include mistakes in prescribing medications, surgical procedures, or other treatments. Some cases of medical malpractice are due to a failure to diagnose or treat an illness or injury, or a failure to recognize that a patient is experiencing an emergency.
Medical malpractice is also due to a failure to warn or inform a patient of a known risk or danger, or a failure to warn a patient of the possible side effects of a drug or other treatment. In many cases, medical malpractice occurs due to a lack of training or education of the medical or healthcare professionals. A medical Malpractice Lawyer can help navigate the ins and outs of a medical malpractice claim. Personal Injury Claims for a medical error by healthcare providers sometimes go to court, but often do not need to.
Numerous lawsuits for medical malpractice are settled before they get to court. The majority of lawsuits are settled. The average settlement amount for a serious injury is $2,000,000.00. The average award for a death is $5,000,000.00. The average award for a major disability is $2,500,000.00.
Most people with injuries or diseases that are diagnosed and treated by doctors do not suffer serious injuries or die. However, most people with injuries or diseases that are diagnosed and treated by doctors do suffer some disability or disease.
“Robert Miklos was successful with my medical malpractice lawsuit against a doctor that was part of a very large medical group,” writes reviewer Terry Thompson. “He took the time to personally inform and explain to me all the very complex aspects of my case. His knowledge and incredible articulation skills, coupled with his compassion and patience, makes him unlike any other attorney that I have ever dealt with. I have and will continue to recommend him and his firm to anyone that’s looking for a group of competent attorneys.”
The Queens Medical Malpractice Attorneys at Silberstein, Awad, and Miklos have a track record of successfully representing their clients, and have helped earn millions of dollars in compensation for medical malpractice victims who have faced a host of problems, from medical negligence and surgical errors to birth injuries and life-long debilitation. A spokesperson for the law firm remarked, “Just remember to ‘ASK 4 SAM’ if you’ve been injured – consultations are always free, and they never make any money unless they’re taking care of their clients – they only get paid if they win, which gives them the highest encouragement to work as hard as possible for each and every client – which helps the clients get as much of their lives back as possible. Just call 877-ASK4SAM, and we’ll guide you through every step of the process, but in New York, Medical Malpractice Cases have to be started in a short time window from the negligent treatment to be eligible for a suit or settlement leading to financial compensation for the negligent actions.”
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