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Tips for Finding a Great White Plains Medical Malpractice Lawyer

Posted by Andrew J. Barovick | Dec 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

Why is it important to find a great medical malpractice lawyer?

Perhaps you have been injured by a doctor or through the actions of the medical staff at a hospital or clinic. You may believe that what happened to you constitutes medical malpractice. However, you do not know what you should do next. The first and most important step that you need to take is to find a quality White Plains medical malpractice lawyer that can help you.

These types of cases are very complex, and it can be next to impossible for patients to prove malpractice on their own. You need to make sure that you are working with an attorney that can prove that the care you were given was somehow negligent or substandard compared to what other healthcare providers would have been able to do. Working with an attorney can make the entire process much easier.

Medical Malpractice Experience

The first thing that you have to consider when hiring a White Plains medical malpractice lawyer is the amount of experience that they have. You need to make sure that they regularly work in this field and that they have worked cases that have similarities to your own. Check their reputation and be sure to look for any testimonials and other information that you can find about them.

Meet the Malpractice Attorney in Person

You will also want to set up an appointment with the attorney's office. At the appointment, you will be able to let the attorney know about your case. They can then have a better idea of whether you have an actual medical malpractice case or not, although they will likely still need to research and look further at the evidence. When you meet with the attorney, you can ask any questions that you might have, and you can get a better sense of what it will be like to work with the lawyer.

Find an Attorney You Trust

If you find that they are dismissive of your questions or that they are not taking your injuries seriously, you should probably find another attorney. Take the time to find someone that you trust and that you believe will be the best choice for your case.

About the Author

Andrew J. Barovick

Mr. Barovick is a graduate of Columbia College and Cardozo School of Law. He began his legal career at the Queens District Attorney’s Office, where he tried over 20 felonies to verdict, and argued an equal number of appeals before the Appellate Division, Second Department, the New York Court of Appeals and the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.

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