Authored By: Samuel Fishman
Samuel Fishman is the Founding and Lead Partner at the Law Offices of Samuel Fishman, PC. Mr. Fishman represents seriously injured people in both state and federal court. Specifically, Mr. Fishman focuses his practice on Personal Injury claimants, including dog bite injuries.
- Medical Malpractice
- Personal Injury
- Workers Compensation
- Social Security Disability
11450 Bustleton Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19116
The impact of medical malpractice can mean a lifetime of trouble, pain and/or death for the injured person. Predictions of what may develop as time goes on are only guesses. What happens later, in weeks, months, or years, when initial problems get worse? What if the injured person is crippled or developmentally retarded for life? If an injured person has not filed a legal claim against the responsible party for that devastating medical injury, they may never be able to obtain compensation for serious or life-threatening injuries. Long term incapacity will mean long term medical care and expenses.
Immediately Contact a Reputable Medical Malpractice Lawyer
Whenever a family member is injured from a medical procedure, they should immediately contact a reputable, professional medical malpractice attorney. This specialist will recommend a course of legal action to pursue to get recovery for expenses that result from that malpractice. Long term effects may mean a person is unable to do favorite hobbies, live the lifestyle they used to enjoy, or continue to earn an income. Persons who have been harmed by medical mistakes, or whose family member has been injured by negligent medical practices, need to know what to do, but they normally are untrained in legal procedures. For this reason alone, they need to get an appointment to see a local medical malpractice lawyer.
The professional medical malpractice attorney has a lot of knowledge about medical errors, omissions and mistakes. They have experience handling such cases, and understand how to pursue collection efforts on behalf of their injured client. Negligence is one of the first things the lawyer will look at and examine, to try to determine who is responsible for the medical harm. Was there some piece of faulty equipment that failed and caused medical consequences? Was a known defective product used in a medical procedure? Were there other events that occurred during a medical operation that resulted in damage to the patient?
I was amazed by the way that the Law Offices of Samuel Fishman has personnel on staff to handle translation for so many languages. I believe that he had staff who spoke various languages including Spanish, Russian, Ukrainian, Polish, Turkish, Hindi, Urdu and Hebrew. This was very important due to the fact that while I speak perfect English, some of my elderly relatives still struggle to communicate fully in English. While at other law firms language barriers would often become a problem, the Law Offices of Samuel Fishman would simply bring in a staff member to ensure that everyone would be able to communicate clearly. In the end, I believe this attention to detail greatly assisted in helping their professional lawyers to achieve the maximum settlement results in each of our cases.
– Client Testimonial
– Philadelphia County, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Medical Malpractice Can Pose a Huge Burden on The Victim
Costs for care are astronomical, and without a legal action against the responsible party, the injured patient will bear all expenses alone. A skilled medical malpractice lawyer will fight for their client to give them the best opportunity possible to receive fair compensation for their medical injuries. As a personal injury, malpractice actions can be first reviewed by most medical malpractice lawyers at no charge. Most lawsuits are also handled on a contingency basis. If the case is not won, there is no fee charged. Payments for winning cases are only taken when an award is received.
If someone is injured due to a medical operation or other procedure, they should contact an expert attorney. Medical malpractice is the specialty area of practice for some attorneys. They are prepared to take up the fight for their clients, backed by years of winning cases and experience with malpractice issues. They have expert witness to help with investigations and in presenting claims for damages. Never delay calling in a local medical malpractice attorney; it could change your life dramatically.