Q: Please help me to understand
I'm going to give a hypothetical,an example. Let's say you go to get your car detailed,the guy says ok,come back tonight to get it,you go back later. The car is detailed but now the engine is missing and the guy tells you he doesn't know what you're talking about. Now it's my responsibility and job to prove to an attorney that it was the guys fault before he takes me on as a client,then I have to find an independent non partial mechanic to say the first guy was responsible?It's actually a medical malpractice suit,the last time I counted I went to the emergency room at least 10 times and not once did they solve the problem.That's how hard it is to get justice?
A: I'm sorry for the frustration you experienced with the emergency room. One option would be to reach out to med mal attorneys to discuss in further detail. If a law firm felt that you had grounds for a case, they would retrieve your records and review them with medical professionals. Please keep in mind that if you're dealing with city hospitals or other public entities or parties, there could be short notice of claim requirements (if applicable, these could be in the order of days) as well as accelerated statutes of limitations. Therefore, if there are grounds for a case, it would be in your best interest to immediately learn what timetables you would need to act within to preserve your legal rights. Good luck
Jonathan R. Ratchik agrees with this answer
A: Before a lawyer can file a medical malpractice lawsuit in New York, the attorney must have the case reviewed by one or more qualified experts and certify to the court that the lawsuit has merit. This costs $$$. If an attorney reasonably believes that your case has merit, the lawyer will obtain copies of your hospital records and pay an expert to have them reviewed. Given the cost associated with having a potential malpractice case reviewed, however, lawyers have to be careful about which cases they choose to have screened. At the end of the day, the lawyer is making a business decision on whether to take a risk with your case. Some attorneys are simply more risk averse than others.
Tim Akpinar agrees with this answer
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