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Long Island Medical Malpractice Lawyer

Medical Malpractice Lawyer Serving the Suffolk Community

New York medical malpractice laws provide legal protection to people who have been injured or killed by the negligence of doctors or medical professionals. All physicians and healthcare providers have a legal and ethical obligation to provide their patients with a medically sound diagnosis and reasonably safe medical care and treatment.

If a physician’s negligent actions resulted in lasting harm or death to a patient, the law firm of David J. Raimondo & Associates can pursue damages in a medical malpractice lawsuit. We take cases across Long Island and all boroughs of New York City. Contact us today for a free case evaluation.

Holding Doctors and Hospitals Accountable for Medical Negligence

We have the experience and resources to bring malpractice cases against physicians, surgeons, anesthesiologists, pediatricians, pharmacists, radiologists, pathologists, dentists and psychiatrists/psychologists. We have also brought successful suits against hospitals, clinics and nursing homes for the negligence of their staff physicians, nurses, technicians and other workers.

Our firm has handled all types of medical malpractice:

Full Compensation for Unacceptable Errors

Long Island medical malpractice lawyer David J. Raimondo has practiced in this field for 20 years. He is dedicated to helping his clients obtain monetary damages for their pain and suffering, medical expenses, emotional distress and financial hardships. He personally examines medical records and questions every doctor, physician, and staff member that had any contact with his client.

To recover compensation, we must demonstrate that the physician or support staff knowingly or carelessly deviated from accepted standards of care in the profession, allowing one of these events to occur:

Surgical Events

  • Surgery performed on the wrong body part
  • Surgery performed on the wrong patient
  • Wrong surgical procedure on a patient
  • Retention of a foreign object in a patient after surgery or other procedure
  • Intraoperative or immediately post-operative death in a normal health patient (defined as a Class 1 patient for purposes of the American Society of Anesthesiologists patient safety initiative

Product or Device Events

  • Patient death or serious disability associated with the use of contaminated drugs, devices, or biologics provided by the healthcare facility
  • Patient death or serious disability associated with the use or function of a device in patient care in which the device is used or functions other than as intended
  • Patient death or serious disability associated with intravascular air embolism that occurs while being cared for in a healthcare facility

Patient Protection Events

  • Infant discharged to the wrong person
  • Patient death or serious disability associated with patient elopement (disappearance) for more than four hours
  • Patient suicide, or attempted suicide resulting in serious disability, while being cared for in a healthcare facility

Care Management Events

  • Patient death or serious disability associated with a medication error (e.g., error involving the wrong drug, wrong dose, wrong patient, wrong time, wrong rate, wrong preparation, or wrong route of administration)
  • Patient death or serious disability associated with a hemolytic reaction due to the administration of ABO-incompatible blood or blood products
  • Maternal death or serious disability associated with labor or delivery on a low-risk pregnancy while being cared for in a healthcare facility
  • Patient death or serious disability associated with hypoglycemia, the onset of which occurs while the patient is being cared for in a healthcare facility
  • Death or serious disability (kernicterus) associated with failure to identify and treat hyperbilirubinemia in neonates
  • Stage 3 or 4 pressure ulcers acquired after admission to a healthcare facility
  • Patient death or serious disability due to spinal manipulative therapy

Environmental Events

  • Patient death or serious disability associated with an electric shock while being cared for in a healthcare facility
  • Any incident in which a line designated for oxygen or other gas to be delivered to a patient contains the wrong gas or is contaminated by toxic substances
  • Patient death or serious disability associated with a burn incurred from any source while being cared for in a healthcare facility
  • Any incident in which a line designated for oxygen or other gas to be delivered to a patient contains the wrong gas or is contaminated by toxic substances
  • Patient death associated with a fall while being cared for in a healthcare facility
  • Patient death or serious disability associated with the use of restraints or bedrails while being cared for in a healthcare facility

Criminal Events

  • Any instance of care ordered by or provided by someone impersonating a physician, nurse, pharmacist, or other licensed healthcare provider
  • Abduction of a patient of any age
  • Sexual assault on a patient within or on the grounds of a healthcare facility
  • Death or significant injury of a patient or staff member resulting from a physical assault (i.e., battery) that occurs within or on the grounds of a healthcare facility

David J. Raimondo is devoted to providing his clients with practical options, individualized attention, aggressive representation and compassionate care. Above all, Mr. Raimondo’s number one concern is protecting his clients’ best interest and making sure justice is served.

Contact our Lake Grove law firm for a free initial consultation, including evening or weekend appointments and home or hospital visits. If we take your case, there are no attorney fees unless we recover compensation. Our staff members are fluent in Spanish and Greek to best serve your needs.

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David J. Raimondo & Associates
2780 Middle Country Road Lake Grove , NY 11755
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Phone: 631-460-5484
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