Buffalo Medical Malpractice Attorney

If you or a loved one has been the victim of medical malpractice, know that you have options – and the right attorney for your case can make a big difference. The Barnes Firm’s best medical malpractice attorneys in Buffalo have decades of experience handling these matters, both as lawyers and as former medical professionals. Put our experience to work for you!

What You Can Expect From The Barnes Firm’s Best Medical Malpractice Lawyers:

  • FREE Legal Strategy Consultation
  • Millions Recovered For Our Clients
  • No-Fee Promise – You Owe Nothing Until We Get You Compensation

If you have any questions throughout this process, The Barnes Firm is here to help you get answers. Get started with a FREE case evaluation.

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About Medical Malpractice In Buffalo

You trust your doctor with your health, recovery, and sometimes your life. But too often, they make mistakes. It is now estimated that almost everyone who regularly sees a physician will eventually be the victim of medical malpractice at least once.

The Barnes Firm helps medical malpractice victims in Buffalo and nearby cities: Amherst, Tonawanda, North Tonawanda, Niagara Falls, Jamestown, Hamburg, Orchard Park, Cheektowaga, Kenmore, Batavia, Depew, Lockport, Eden, North Collins, Dunkirk, Fredonia, West Seneca, East Aurora, Williamsville, Elma, Grand Island, Getzville, Lackawanna, Clarence, Wales, Wheatfield, Pembroke, Alden, Darien Center, Lewiston, Springville, Gowanda, Ellicottville, Olean, Salamanca, Falconer, Warsaw, Attica, and more…

What Is Medical Malpractice?

Medical malpractice is a form of negligence. It occurs when a healthcare professional, such as a doctor or surgeon, fails to provide an accepted standard of treatment. This includes, but is not limited to:

  • Prescription drug errors
  • Surgical errors
  • Birth injuries
  • Diagnosis errors
  • Failure to diagnose

Why Get An Attorney?

In the state of New York, there are strict deadlines that must be met, which is why it’s imperative to call an experienced attorney today to get started on your case. If you want to file a medical malpractice claim, the lawyers at The Barnes Firm can provide a comprehensive evaluation of your case for FREE.

Contact an attorney online or call (800) 800-0000 to get started before the statute of limitations expires.

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Medical Malpractice Statistics

The Committee on Diagnostic Error in Medicine claims that everyone will be subject to at least one diagnostic error in their lifetime. These mistakes occur when medical professionals misdiagnose a patient or fail to diagnose an injury or illness.

  • At least 5 percent of adults in outpatient care will experience a diagnostic error
  • Errors account for at least 6 to 17 percent of all adverse events in hospitals
  • According to the Institute of Medicine, diagnostic errors make up to 10 percent of patient deaths

What Should I Do If I’ve Been the Victim of a Medical Error?

If you have been the victim of a medical error, we encourage you to contact one of our Buffalo medical malpractice attorneys immediately to ensure you receive the most substantial possible compensation from your claim.

In New York, victims of medical malpractice have only 2 ½ years to file a claim before the statute of limitations expires. A Buffalo medical malpractice lawyer at The Barnes Firm will personally work with you to make sure these deadlines are met.

At The Barnes Firm, our Buffalo attorneys do not get paid unless they win your case. For a FREE case evaluation, contact a lawyer online or call us at (800) 800-0000.

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