Patients place their trust in doctors, nurses, and other medical professionals to take proper care of them in the event of an illness or injury. When a medical professional fails to provide a patient with the highest standard of care, it can result in serious harm or even death. If you sustained an injury or an illness due to a medical professional’s negligence, you may be entitled to compensation. Medical malpractice claims are complicated and require the skill of an experienced and knowledgeable attorney. The medical malpractice attorneys at Friedman Schuman have over 40 years of experience providing clients with quality legal assistance as they navigate through difficult medical malpractice claims. If you or a loved one has been the victim of malpractice, contact our firm today.
New Jersey & Pennsylvania Medical Malpractice Attorneys
The attorneys at Friedman Schuman zealously represent clients who are faced with hardships and injuries related to the negligence of a healthcare professional. Our firm understands that this can be devastating for patients and their families. We are ready to assess cases and work hard to recover damages that can help mitigate some of the financial hardships associated with the injuries. Some of our focuses within medical malpractice include:
It is a terrible tragedy for a parent to lose a child or to see a child suffer serious illnesses or injuries in the birthing process. The tragic nature of birth injuries is even harder to take when they are a direct result of negligence. If you have a child who has suffered birth injuries, work with our experienced team of lawyers to protect your interests and obtain the full measure of compensation available to you.
Physicians go through years of education and training to ensure they are qualified to handle all relevant medical situations. When a doctor fails to accurately diagnose a patient, the patient’s life is put at risk. Regardless of whether there was a misdiagnosis, a delayed diagnosis, or failure to diagnose, a physician’s error may cause a patient to lose out on crucial time that could have been used to treat the health issue sooner.
Nursing Home Negligence
It is never easy to put a loved one in a nursing home, but sometimes it is the best option for an aging or ailing family member. Sometimes, a loved one requires round-the-clock care a nursing home can provide. Like hospitals, nursing homes are required to provide their patients with care that meets acceptable standards. Despite this fact, many individuals are needlessly injured due to mistreatment or inattentive care in nursing homes.
Losing a loved one is an understandably devastating event. If your loved one passed away due to a doctor’s negligence, you may consider talking with an attorney to explore your legal options. While we understand that compensation will never fill the void of losing a loved one, it can help ease some of the financial burdens associated with the death and provide future security. The attorneys at Friedman Schuman provide clients with the highest level of compassion when handling wrongful death claims.
Across the country, thousands of people are the unfortunate victims of brain injuries brought on by negligence. A brain injury can be catastrophic to the victim and their families alike. If you or a loved one fell victim to an avoidable brain injury, it is essential to retain strong legal representation.
Surgical Error & Misconduct
Doctors are some of the most highly-regarded professions. They are pillars of the community. When patients see a doctor, they trust that every one of them will provide the best quality of care. . Unfortunately, not all doctors live up to this high standard. Sometimes, serious mistakes occur during surgical procedures due to the negligence or carelessness of medical professionals. When this occurs, you may be entitled to file a medical malpractice claim and seek compensation for your damages.
A stroke is a potentially fatal medical emergency that required prompt treatment. A stroke occurs when the blood supply to the brain is disrupted. If symptoms are spotted and addressed quickly, doctors can provide care to mitigate the potential impacts. If a doctor fails to timely diagnose and treat a stroke, the results can be tragic and even fatal.
Medical Device Injuries
Years of advancements in technology have allowed the medical field to improve treatment options for patients. While many of the advancements in medicine have the potential to save lives, defective medical products can lead to serious injury or death. When a lack of quality control and testing causes harm to those they are meant to help, companies must be held accountable. According to the Food and Drug Administration, there are hundreds of thousands of reported injuries and fatalities resulting from faulty medical device injuries.
Medicine is a powerful tool used to assist individuals with ailments ranging from a simple headache to treating serious illnesses. Patients rely on doctors and nurses to properly prescribe and/or administer the medication they need. If you were the victim of a medication error due to the negligence of a doctor or nurse, contact an attorney at Friedman Schuman to determine if you have a medical malpractice case.
Contact Friedman Schuman’s Medical Malpractice Attorneys
Medical malpractice claims are extremely complex, with extraordinary medical, scientific and legal complications. The attorneys at Friedman Schuman conduct in-depth research and case preparation to put our clients in the best position possible to win their cases. We have decades of experience in negotiation and litigation involving medical malpractice and other injury claims. If you or a loved one is the victim of medical malpractice, contact Friedman Schuman today. We operate on a contingency fee basis, which means if we don’t win, you don’t pay.