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Discover what your medical malpractice claims are worth.

New York Medical Malpractice Lawyers

No one expects their doctor, nurse or healthcare provider to be the cause of further injury. However, an average of 17.3 medical malpractice claims are paid per 1,000 physicians each year in New York. These cases are particularly common in New York’s urban areas including New York City’s Inwood-Washington Heights neighborhood, the Bronx, as well as more populated Hudson Valley towns such as Newburgh and Poughkeepsie.

Fortunately, filing a medical malpractice lawsuit allows patients to receive compensation for damages caused by neglect from a healthcare professional. Settlements won from medical malpractice cases can help injured victims by paying for:

  • Medical costs
  • Lost wages from time spent out of work
  • Corrective treatments and surgeries needed due to neglectful practices
  • Emotional pain and suffering
  • And other damages.

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What Our Clients Say About Us

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“After the accident, my family—and even my doctor—didn’t believe I was badly hurt. Sobo & Sobo believed me.”

Nicole S.

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“The team at Sobo & Sobo was there to help me 100% of the time. They never left me in doubt. I knew they had my back.”

Sid V.

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“When I met my lawyer at Sobo & Sobo, I finally felt I had someone to protect me.”

Samantha R.

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“From the start, I had a number in my head. They tripled it. Triple is a lot.”

Paul T.

Our Promise

Personal injury litigation requires skill, knowledge and patience. To bring you the very best representation we promise to:

  • Provide free initial consultation for injury cases
  • Get the maximum money compensation we can for your medical costs, lost wages and damages
  • Guide you through the legal maze, always at your side, 24/7

Been injured?
Contact us today.

Sobo & Sobo
1 Dolson Avenue
Middletown, NY 10940
Phone: 718-839-6327
Email: gregsobo@sobolaw.com

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Six Steps to Receive Compensation with Sobo & Sobo

Step 1

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Call or Visit Our Office
We have trained legal professionals available 24/7. In your first call we’ll get your contact information and hear your story. Plus, we’ll make an appointment that works for you so you can speak, in person, to a lawyer.

Step 2

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Free Initial Consultation
Discuss your case face to face with an accident lawyer. There’s no charge or obligation. Your Sobo & Sobo attorney will explain the next best steps to build a successful case for you.

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Healthcare
You and your lawyer will organize your ongoing healthcare so you can continue to heal. Along the way, you’ll get updated medical records documenting your condition, care and treatment.

Step 4

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Prepare Paperwork
Your lawyer will help you collect all the paperwork you need for a successful case — one that maximizes your settlement in the least amount of time.

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Litigation & Negotiation
Your lawyer will handle everything else. We prepare your case for trial and negotiate to achieve the best possible settlement without going to court. But even if there is a trial, you relax and we do the work.

Step 6

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Receive Compensation
You collect your settlement for medical care, damages, lost wages and pain & suffering. All your medical bills are paid off. Only then does Sobo & Sobo get paid.

 

Tell Us Your Story

Accidents can be complicated and loaded with pitfalls because both healthcare and the law are tricky. Your initial, person-to-person consultation with a Sobo lawyer will clear some things up, right away. It’s free and you have no obligation after sitting down with us. We’ll help.

In this first chat and soon thereafter, we’ll:

  • Explain your rights
  • Find follow-up medical care and testing
  • Arrange emergency financing if available
  • Discuss your special circumstances
  • Walk you through the legal process, step by step
  • Plan and prepare to pursue your case

Money Damages

The victims of accidents are entitled to compensation for their losses. The amount of money paid to victims varies based on the severity of damages, injury and other losses suffered. Your Sobo & Sobo lawyer will explain:

  • Medical Expenses: Getting them Paid
  • Lost Wages: What You are Owed
  • Property Damage: Fixing or Replacing Your Vehicle
  • Pain & Suffering: Discomfort, Anxiety and More

Who is at Fault in a Medical Malpractice Accident?

Because every medical malpractice case is unique, there is no clear-cut way to answer who will be held responsible for malpractice without an investigation. However, the following types of healthcare professionals that may be held accountable if they fail to provide treatment that abides by the proper standards of care, and directly causes further injury or illness:

  • Doctors
  • Surgeons
  • Nurses
  • Hospital staff
  • Nursing home staff
  • Nurse practitioners

What Counts as Medical Malpractice in New York?

The term “medical malpractice” refers to when a certified and legal medical provider fails to uphold a “standard of care,” resulting in harm to the patient. Some of the most common examples of medical malpractice in New York include:

  • Delayed diagnosis that causes worse symptoms or death
  • Giving a patient the wrong medicine
  • Prescribed medication that makes original symptoms worse
  • Surgical errors such as leaving a foreign object in the patient’s body
  • Misreading or ignoring laboratory results
  • Performing unnecessary surgery
  • Disregarding a patient's medical history
  • Prescribing defective medication
  • Hospital liability (ie. improper emergency room care, failure to have qualified medical personnel on call
  • Nursing home malpractice
  • Chiropractic malpractice

Common Injuries & Illnesses Typically Caused by Medical Malpractice in New York


Examples of injuries caused by medical malpractice include, but are not limited to:.

  • Anesthesia-related injuries (improper intubation / oxygenation)
  • Birth & obstetrical injuries (Including children’s Erb’s palsy, brachial plexus injuries, and cesarean section injuries
  • Cardiac injuries (ie. cases where symptoms were not taken seriously or properly monitored by doctors due to the rarity of a heart attack happening within certain age groups)
  • Post-operative infections
  • Over-radiation injuries for benign tumors
  • Transplant of non-compatible organ
  • Maternal deaths from birth
  • Neurological injuries such as strokes
  • Vision loss or blindness after NON-eye surgery

Call an expert medical malpractice lawyer in your area for a free consultation, and ask if your injuries or symptoms make you eligible to file a claim.

First Steps to File a Medical Malpractice Lawsuit

If you or someone you know has been injured or is experiencing worse symptoms of illness due to medical malpractice and are seeking compensation, call 718-839-6327 for a free consultation with an expert medical malpractice attorney today.

The attorneys at Sobo & Sobo have over 50 years of experience helping clients across New York’s Hudson Valley and the Bronx win the compensation they deserve for their losses, and improving their quality of life.

When you file a claim with Sobo & Sobo, you don’t pay unless we win the case. When we do win, our attorneys are paid through a percentage of your settlement, meaning you never have to pay out of pocket.

The information you obtain at this site is not, nor is it intended to be, legal advice. You should consult an attorney for advice regarding your individual situation. We invite you to contact us and welcome your calls, letters and electronic mail. Contacting us does not create an attorney-client relationship. Please do not send any confidential information to us until such time as an attorney-client relationship has been established.
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