Marvin A. Cooper, P.C.-Medical Malpractice Attorney

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Medical Malpractice is also referred to as medical negligence, is a term that broadly refers to mistakes made by health care providers whose performance of duties deviate from the standard of practice within the medical community and cause harm to a patient or patients. Contact Medical Malpractice Attorney: Marvin A. Cooper, P.C., Call: ​718-619-4215, 914-357-8911, E-mail: whc@cooper-law.com for more details visit: www.cooper-law.com

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Marvin A. Cooper, P.C.-Medical Malpractice Attorney

  1. 1. Marvin A. Cooper, P.C.-Medical Malpractice Attorney Ph. No.: ​718-619-4215, 914-357-8911 E-mail: whc@cooper-law.com www.cooper-law.com
  2. 2. Medical Malpractice… • Also referred to as medical negligence, is a term that broadly refers to mistakes made by health care providers whose performance of duties deviate from the standard of practice within the medical community and cause harm to a patient or patients.
  3. 3. Medical Malpractice May include • Misdiagnoses of a condition or disease • Failure to inform the patient of the risks of a procedure or prescribed drug • Negligently performing a procedure • Prescribing a drug that could harm the patient due to preexisting conditions or allergies, or prescribing the wrong dosage of a drug.
  4. 4. Criteria to be met to have a legitimate claim of medical malpractice: • The health care provider failed his duty toward the patient and provided negligent care • The patient realized recognizable harm or loss from this care • The damages are a result of the doctor's mistake or misjudgment.
  5. 5. Medical malpractice case can be brought against • The doctor - if his or her actions deviated from generally accepted standards of practice • The hospital - if improper care or inadequate training existed • Local, state or federal agencies that operate hospital facilities • Nursing Homes or extended care facilities’ failure to provide proper protection from falls, failure to prevent bed sores.
  6. 6. Negligence • Failure to act as per accepted standards • Careless state of mind • Inattentive, or otherwise reckless in its attitude toward others. If a health care provider's error leads to injury, incapacity or death, it is generally a legitimate and viable claim.
  7. 7. Malpractice During Birth • Improper prenatal care. • Failing to recognize fetal distress • Slow response to situations • Misuse of forceps or vacuum during delivery • Depriving fetus from vital oxygen supply
  8. 8. Common Results of Birth Injuries • Cerebral Palsy • Erb’s Palsy • Brachial Plexus Palsy • Life long disability
  9. 9. Contact Auto accident attorney, NY Marvin A. Cooper, P.C. Ph. No.: ​718-619-4215, 914-357-8911 E-mail: whc@cooper-law.com www.cooper-law.com

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