Six Steps to Receive Compensation with Sobo & Sobo
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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:
- 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.