Doctors and other medical professionals have a high standard of care to meet with patients.
Mistakes and misjudgments can lead to long-term, painful illness and injuries, and even paralysis or death.
The medical practice laws in or around Monroe County, New York allow patients who suffered an injury due to the negligence of a heath care professional to sue for money damages when the doctor, nurse or hospital fails to live up to that standard of care.
Many jurisdictions however, have limits on the amount that victims can recover from medical malpractice injuries, as well as time limits in which such actions must be filed.
ABPLA Certification in Medical Professional Liability - The American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys (ABPLA) is the only organization accredited by the ABA to certify attorneys in medical professional liability law.
The AAJ is committed to promoting a fair and effective civil justice system while supporting the work of attorneys representing plaintiffs.
Lawyer Referral Service in Monroe County, NY - The Monroe County Bar Association in Rochester, NY, established a Lawyer Referral Service. The LRS provides the public with an online referral to a local attorney experienced in a particular practice area of the law. To receive the referral, simply fill out the online form and choose the appropriate subject matter category. For most practice areas, you must pay a $40.00 referral fee. You can then schedule a 30 minute consultation with the local attorney at no additional charge.