Medical malpractice cases are hard to prove and cost a lot of money to litigate. Get copies of your son's medical records and keep on searching. You can use the Avvo Find a Lawyer tool above or simply post the details to find out why you cannot get a lawyer to take the case. Good luck.
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Be persistent. It looks like you already have a couple of attorneys interested. I am sorry your son is having issues. I wish both of you good luck and hope you succeed in your legal endeavor.
Likely if no lawyer is willing to pick it up there is not a liability case against the medical provider. For an injury case you need 2 things: liability and damages. It sounds like you have damages but not liability. In a medical malpractice case the mere fact that there was a bad outcome does not mean that the medical services providers were negligent; i.e., breached a duty of care owed to your son. So it is most likely that you have no case despite the brain trauma.
I am not sure if you are saying that several lawyers are interested in your son's case, OR that no lawyer is interested in your son's case.
Feel free to complete the questionnaire at my website & give me a summary of the malpractice in date order..
I will review your submission. I work with several excellent malpractice lawyers. If we believe we can help, we will let you know.
Need to prove fault of doctor. Injury itself is not enough to win a case. Contact other medical practice lawyers. Sometimes nit every lawyer things that it is a slam dunk.
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Malpractice liability can be difficult to identify and prove. I recommend that you continue your search. Many NY lawyers would be happy to review the facts.
There are time limits to pursue the claim.
I am very sorry to hear about what happened to your son. As my colleagues have stated, even where there is a horrendous injury it may not be medical malpractice In order to pursue a case of this nature you need to also have liability. What have the attorneys stated who are not interested in representing your son?
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