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New York Personal Injury and Insurance Defense Lawyers

Medical Malpractice Defense for Healthcare Professionals

Nassau County, Long Island and Downstate New York Malpractice Defense Law Firm

Defending Those Accused of Medical Errors

Each day, healthcare professionals carry out their jobs with the knowledge that the procedures they perform may not go as planned. When risk becomes reality, victims and their families often look for someone to blame. Aggressive medical malpractice defense may be the only way to save a career from destruction.

At Montfort, Healy, McGuire & Salley LLP, we provide medical malpractice defense to medical professionals, hospitals and insurance companies throughout the New York City metropolitan area and across the nation. Since 1950, our firm has built its reputation on principles of honesty, integrity and communication. As experienced litigators, our attorneys will always put forth a strong and compelling defense.

To discuss options for medical malpractice defense, contact our managing partner to arrange a consultation.

Medical Malpractice Claims

In order to prevail on a medical malpractice claim, a plaintiff must prove that he sustained injury as a direct result of the medical treatment and that the treatment did not meet the minimum standard of care required of a reasonable and prudent medical professional. Our law firm holds plaintiffs to their burden of proof and seeks to have frivolous claims dismissed as soon as possible. Using expert medical witness testimony, we challenge medical malpractice claims at every juncture.

Protecting Your Career and Personal Resources

Healthcare professionals, especially physicians, are exposed to extreme risk when a lawsuit is brought against them. If the amount of financial recovery sought by an injured plaintiff is more than the medical malpractice insurance covers, the personal assets of a healthcare professional can be put in significant jeopardy. In addition, these types of lawsuits can be professionally damaging and result in a permanently tarnished reputation among both patients and peers.

Medical Professional Discipline

Another important practice area of our firm is representing doctors, nurses, and other licensed medical professionals in hearings before state and federal licensing boards. After a patient makes an allegation of medical malpractice, the state licensing board may either temporarily or permanently suspend a medical professional’s license. We represent medical professionals during the initial investigation and throughout the legal appeal of a suspended medical license.

A Law Firm Recognized for Excellence

Our firm has earned a reputation for achieving outstanding results in medical malpractice defense cases. In recognition of our legal ability and ethical standards, we have received an AV Preeminent peer review rated* through Martindale-Hubbell and are listed in the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers. Several of our attorneys are registered nurses with many years experience at major hospitals and institutions.

To speak with an experienced lawyer about defending claims of medical negligence, contact our managing partner.

* AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the Bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Our law firm handles personal injury, medical malpractice and other insurance defense litigation matters in the State of New York, specifically in the counties of Nassau, Suffolk, Queens (Long Island), Kings (Brooklyn), New York (Manhattan), Richmond (Staten Island), Bronx and Westchester.

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