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Medical Malpractice Fatalities

New York City Lawyer for Cases Involving Surgical Errors

We Have Secured Millions for Victims of Medical Negligence

At The Perecman Firm, P.L.L.C., our New York City medical malpractice lawyers help clients pursue wrongful death claims for medical negligence. Our attorneys have been practicing medical malpractice and wrongful death law in New York for more than 30 years.

When people put their lives in the hands of doctors, nurses, and other medical professionals, they deserve to be treated with the utmost care and respect. Unfortunately, healthcare providers who do not follow professional standards can make fatal mistakes. When poor medical practice results in death, bereaved families and loved ones have the right to hold the responsible party accountable.

Call (212) 577-9325 today for your free consultation.

Pursuing Claims for All Types of Medical Malpractice Fatalities

If the death of your spouse, parent, or child could have been avoided if a doctor or nurse had been more careful, you deserve an opportunity to hold the negligent party accountable.

Our firm pursues wrongful death claims for circumstances such as the following:

  • Failure to diagnose cancer – Any delay in the diagnosis of cancer can significantly reduce the patient’s chances of survival. If a doctor or other medical provider caused a fatal delay by failing to diagnose or misdiagnosing your loved one, your family may have a medical malpractice claim.
  • Birth injuries – The loss of a child as a result of a fatal birth injury is one of the most traumatic experiences anyone can possibly endure. Our experienced wrongful death lawyers pursue malpractice claims against obstetricians and other medical professionals.
  • Emergency room errors – Emergency room nurses and doctors have a responsibility to assess which patients need care immediately. If you have lost a loved one as a result of a heart attack, stroke or other emergency that wasn’t treated soon enough, we can help.
  • Surgical errors – Any type of surgery, including laparoscopic surgery, comes with significant risks, which is why there are specific steps that surgeons and nurses must follow in order to reduce the risk of potentially fatal injuries to patients.

Call Our Firm at (212) 577-9325 for a Free Consultation

Our attorneys are knowledgeable about the types of compensation that are available under New York wrongful death law, and we will work diligently to maximize the value and the impact of your case. Let us put our experience and passion to work for you.

Our firm is made of true trial lawyers — tough, sharp, and effective at securing millions for bereaved clients who have lost loved ones. Our record speaks for itself: our firm is responsible for dozens of multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements, including the second-largest settlement in the history of New York State.

Do not let the death of your loved one go unanswered — contact our firm for a free consultation today.

More Than $500 million In Verdicts & Settlements For Our Clients

The Perecman Firm, P.L.L.C.'s team of NYC personal injury attorneys have recovered more than $500 million in verdicts and settlements for their clients. We understand the financial and emotional toll a serious accident can have on your life. That’s why we dedicate ourselves to maximizing your recovery and securing what you deserve.

See Our Results
  • $2,700,000.00

    Settlement. Security gaps at school led to boy's fatal exit.

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  • $3,200,000.00

    Union carpenter struck by a plate falling from hoist.

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  • $1,350,000.00
    Laborer plunged to death after scaffold tipped.
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