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Malpractice & Negligence

WHAT DO YOU DO WHEN THE MEDICAL PROFESSIONALS YOU TRUSTED MAKE NEGLIGENT DECISIONS THAT INJURE YOU OR SOMEONE YOU LOVE?

When you put your health—and sometimes your life—in a doctor's hands, you trust that she will take care of you to the best of her ability. Unfortunately, healthcare professionals sometimes make poor decisions that can negatively affect a patient's life forever. If this has happened to you, you may have a medical malpractice case on your hands.

Hospital and nursing home negligence is far too common and can lead to things like bedsores, infections, and physical or emotional scars. If you or a loved one experienced negligence at a hospital or nursing facility, D'Orazio Peterson wants to help you.

FAILED SURGERY? VICTIM OF A MISDIAGNOSIS?
OUR MEDICAL MALPRACTICE LAWYERS ARE HERE TO HELP

Many of us know what it feels like to be disappointed by someone we trusted, but what happens when that person is your doctor? What do you do when a treatment or procedure goes wrong and the medical professional responsible starts brushing you off?

Unfortunately, this type of situation is all too common following incidents of medical malpractice. A healthcare professional makes a bad decision, failing to maintain a certain standard of care, and you or a loved one must suffer through the pain and confusion. This is not fair and you should not have your world turned upside down because a doctor fails to do their job properly.

At D'Orazio Peterson, our medical malpractice attorneys represent victims and their families throughout New York's Capital Region. Our firm primarily focuses on podiatric negligence, but we have handled all types of medical malpractice cases and have the experience and knowledge to help you. Contact our Saratoga Springs law office today to schedule your free initial consultation by calling (888) 706-9765. You are also welcome to request complimentary copies of our books, The Right to Know: 5 Common Questions From Victims of Hospital and Nursing Home Negligence (and How to Find the Answers) and Welcome Back, You're Fired: Common, but Illegal, Examples of Discrimination in the Workplace (and Why Most Cases Fail).

PODIATRIC MALPRACTICE IN ALBANY COUNTY:
FAILED FOOT SURGERY, MISDIAGNOSIS

People don't always think about podiatrists when it comes to medical malpractice, but malpractice can happen in any type of medical situation, no matter how specialized. Podiatric malpractice frequently occurs when a patient goes in for some type of surgical procedure, such as bunion surgery, correcting a nerve injury, or fixing a ruptured Achilles tendon.

These procedures are not always successful, but failed surgeries are not always the result of malpractice. Podiatric malpractice happens if the podiatrist does not maintain a certain standard of care. Standard of care equates to the understanding that another podiatrist in similar circumstances would make the same reasonable decisions regarding a patient's well-being. If what a podiatrist did to you is completely off-base from what other skilled podiatrists would do, that's when you may have a problem.

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