Q: I want to sue my psycho-therapist and her supervisor a Psychiatrist. I live in Brooklyn NY
I live in Brooklyn NY I want to sue my psycho-therapist and her supervisor, they discontinued my care, without just cause I filed a complaint with Patients Relation and received a letter of apology stating the determination of my care was wrong and should not have happened. I have since suffered devasting emotional and psychological trauma. I want to sue however I haven't been able to find an attorney. Please give me a referral to a Lawyer that sues a psycho-therapist, and psychiatrist, I tried the New City Bar Association and the Legal Aid Society I was unable to find an attorney.
A: I'm sorry for your ordeal. Unfortunately, it would be difficult to get an attorney referral on this site - the format here is more question & answer. There are legal sites set up as attorney referral services. The closest thing on this site might be the tab above, Find-a-Lawyer. You could search attorney listings by practice area and geographic region. Good luck
A: Sorry to hear what you've been going through. In any malpractice lawsuit, you need to show that the medical professional departed from the accepted standard of care and that the departure caused you injury. Given the cost of bringing such a lawsuit, however, they only make sense if you've suffered a serious, permanent injury. Even assuming that your psychotherapist departed from accepted standards of care by improperly terminating her relationship with you, your injury might not be serious enough to justify bringing a malpractice lawsuit. If this is a matter you wish to pursue, you should speak with an experienced malpractice lawyer. You can find many excellent malpractice attorneys using the Find a Lawyer tab on the JUSTIA homepage.
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