In 2013, the Journal of the American Medical Association revealed that medical negligence is the number three cause of death in the United States, killing anywhere between 210,000 and 440,000 patients annually. Yet medical malpractice claims make up only about 15% of the personal injury lawsuits filed each year. If you or someone you care about has been the victim of substandard medical care that has led to injury, damage or death in or around Bergen County, New Jersey, you don’t have to suffer in silence. The Reinartz Law Firm is dedicated to seeking justice for those of you who have been unfairly harmed by medical malpractice.
About Medical Malpractice in Bergen County, New Jersey
A trip to the doctor and the pharmacy is a fairly regular occurrence. And though not an everyday event, many of us have been hospitalized, had surgery or received other medical care from a hospital or emergency healthcare facility. Most often, these procedures and health care interactions proceed without incident. However, in other cases, something goes wrong, and the result is dramatic and devastating. When medical misconduct, neglect or some other type of negligence by a healthcare professional causes injury, there may be a basis for a medical malpractice lawsuit. There are many different types of malpractice claims, but the following are a few examples:
- Misdiagnosis or delay in diagnosis
- Failure to treat appropriately and treatment delays
- Birth injuries
- Medication Errors
- Patient Neglect
- Emergency Room Negligence
- Surgical Errors
- Anesthesia-related mistakes
- Nursing Home Abuse
How The Reinartz Law Firm can Help
Medical malpractice lawsuits are more complicated than other personal injury claims as they involve expert witnesses testimony by physicians and health care professionals, in-depth analysis of medical records and specialized laws applicable only to these types of cases. Health care professionals and insurance companies often aggressively defend against these claims with specialized legal defense teams. It is imperative that you retain a experienced, knowledgeable Medical Malpractice attorney to fight for you. At the Reinartz Law Firm, our top-rated personal injury firm works tirelessly to obtain just compensation for our clients. And you don’t pay unless we successfully secure a monetary award. You and your family are not just a case – you are people, deserving of the highest levels of personalized attention and care that we can provide.
If you or a loved one has been the victim of Medical Malpractice in or around Bergen County, NJ contact the Reinartz Law Firm. Schedule a free initial consultation by calling 201-289-8614. We will review your claim and offer you an honest case assessment.