LEGAL GUIDE
Written by attorney Edward Joel Lake

Stages of a Medical Malpractice Case in New York

Understanding the stages of a medical malpractice case will help you and your family prepare for your legal battle. Malpractice cases can take years to settle, and working with a medical malpractice attorney can help make that time less frustrating.

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Before you begin seeing a new doctor, conduct research on his or her practice and look for any previous cases of medical malpractice. You can check the New York State Physician Profile for information about a physician’s medical malpractice record. If you believe your doctor performed medical procedures without a license or made grave errors in your care, contact a medical malpractice attorney to discuss your case.

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