Injured by a negligent doctor? We can help.
Medical malpractice lawsuits are among the most complex of all injury cases. They are also particularly disheartening because they are filed against the very professionals who are supposed to protect our health and well-being. In other professions, an act of negligence or wrongdoing may not cost the life of another person. In the medical field, doctors and other healthcare professionals deal with the lives of patients on a daily basis.
Doctors, nurses, surgeons, anesthesiologists and all others in the medical field should be held accountable for their actions. I represent patients who have been injured because of the recklessness, negligence or wrongdoing of medical professionals. I also assist families who have lost loved ones to medical malpractice. With a New York medical malpractice lawyer such as me on the case, a patient and his or her family can feel confident that their rights will be asserted and their interests protected to the fullest extent.
I represent clients across New York who have suffered at the hands of negligent doctors. This website contains helpful information about medical malpractice in order to educate patients regarding the types of malpractice and their rights if they have been injured. Some examples of common cases are:
- Cancer misdiagnosis
- Hospital malpractice
- Medical negligence
- Erb’s Palsy
- And more…
Fill out the contact form below or call us at 844.387.4752 to get in touch. Remember, there are no fees or expenses until we win your case.
Failure to diagnose cancer or the misdiagnosis of symptoms as some other condition could deprive a patient of critical medical treatment which may not be available later if the cancer progresses.
Cancer misdiagnosis often occurs when a family physician or doctor fails to give the proper time and attention to their patient or listen to their complaints. Failure to order diagnostic tests or make a referral to an oncologist could delay the cancer diagnosis months or even years.
Alan Ripka and his experienced team of cancer misdiagnosis attorneys review medical malpractice lawsuits for cancer misdiagnosis nationwide. To review the circumstances surrounding a delayed diagnosis of cancer, request a free case evaluation.
In times of emergency, patients turn to hospitals and surgical facilities for treatment. Unfortunately, the quality of care provided at one hospital can be substantially different from what is provided at another facility. If a hospital makes a mistake, it can result in serious injuries, or even death, for the patient.
Some of the common injuries that may occur at hospitals as a result of a medical mistake or negligent care are:
- Bedsores or Pressure Ulcers
- Surgical Mistakes
- Anesthesia Problems
- Misdiagnosis or Failure to Diagnose
- Prescription errors
Alan Ripka & Associates provide free consultations to review the circumstances surrounding the treatment to determine if an injury could have been prevented. If you, a friend or family member suffered an injury as a result of a hospital’s negligence, request a free hospital malpractice lawsuit evaluation.
During the course of medical treatment, physicians are trusted to make correct decisions, and often these split-second decisions are the difference between successful treatment and devastating injuries. Thousands of preventable medical mistakes occur every year. Determining whether a medical treatment error could have been prevented requires experienced medical malpractice attorneys and experts to review the circumstances surrounding the treatment.
If a medical provider is negligent and fails to give their full time and attention to the person they are treating, they should be held responsible for the injuries that they cause. Alan Ripka & Associates investigate potential medical negligence lawsuits for individuals throughout the United States.
Erb’s Palsy (also known as a brachial plexus injury or shoulder paralysis, is a birth injury suffered when the baby’s shoulder becomes stuck on the mother’s pelvic bone during delivery. As a result, the child may suffer permanent nerve damage, which severely limits the use of their arm through their life.
In many cases, Erb’s Palsy can be prevented with the exercise of reasonable medical care. If a medical provider fails to recognize the signs of a problem and take prompt actions to minimize the risk of an injury, the child could be left with a life-long brachial plexus injury. If your child or a family member has been diagnosed with Erb’s palsy and you suspect that it may have been caused by medical malpractice at the time of birth, our lawyers can review the circumstances surrounding the birth to determine if the child may be entitled to compensation.
Other Practice Areas
- Anesthesia Malpractice
- Cerebral Palsy
- Failure to Diagnose and Misdiagnosis
- Nursing Home Negligence
- Plastic Surgery Malpractice
- Prescription Error