New Jersey Medical Malpractice Lawyers
Representing those injured by medical negligence throughout the state.
Medical malpractice occurs more often than most patients would realize. Medical malpractice is a legal term that refers to situations in which a patient suffers injuries due to a medical professional's negligence, whether inflicted through inadequate medical care or a medical professional deviating from the proper standard of procedure.
When a patient agrees to a medical procedure, they put their full trust in the nurse or doctor performing their treatment. It is a breach of a patient's trust when the medical professional is negligent during treatments or care that result in the patient being injured. If you or a loved one suffered injuries due to suspected medical malpractice or medical negligence in New Jersey, it is imperative that you consult with an experienced medical malpractice attorney.
In New Jersey, medical malpractice lawsuits are built around the state statues. The New Jersey statute of limitations for filing a medical malpractice lawsuit is two years, meaning an injured patient has up to two years from the date their injuries are realized to file their claim for compensation. In addition to an injured patient filing their medical malpractice claim within two years of the realized injury, the patient must also be able to provide proof that the medical party acted negligently and without their negligence, their injuries would not have occurred.
Undergoing a medical procedure is an overwhelming ordeal to start, adding unexpected injuries on top of the procedure makes the situation almost unbearable for patients. Medical malpractice lawsuits are complicated cases that require specific facts to be present for the lawsuit claim to be eligible, which can be difficult for an injured patient to decipher on their own. This is where the experience of Rinaldo and Rinaldo steps in to relieve our clients of the burden of collecting the evidence to file their malpractice claim following all New Jersey state statutes.
At Rinaldo and Rinaldo, we believe patients are patients and we do not believe patients should be expected to become both doctors and lawyers simply because they suffered injuries at the hands of their trusted medical professional. Our firm is dedicated to working through the process of the medical malpractice lawsuit with our clients in order to relieve them of the overwhelming tasks required, such as the collection of all medical documentation, finding alternative medical professionals for follow up appointments/second opinions, researching state statutes, and applying the law towards their malpractice case. Injured patients need to focus on their recovery, both mental and physical, more than anyone.
If you or a loved one has suffered injuries due to the negligence of a medical professional in New Jersey, contact Rinaldo and Rinaldo today. You do not need to suffer alone. Our firm is ready to hold the negligent party responsible for your injuries and to get you the compensation you deserve.