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A big hospital is no match for a good attorney

By Rheingold Giuffra Ruffo Plotkin & Hellman LLP

If you or a loved one has suffered an injury because of the negligence of a medical facility and its staff members, you may be considering filing a medical malpractice action. For many individuals, the fear of taking on a large institution is enough to stop the fight before it starts. Fortunately, no matter how large and powerful a facility and its staff may be, it is no match for an experienced malpractice attorney.

Medical malpractice actions are brought against negligent facilities, staff and care providers by patients and their loved ones seeking compensation for physical and financial injury. Unfortunately, these large institutions put up quite a fight against medical malpractice claims. Hospitals and doctors typically have the support of their colleagues, insurance carriers and attorneys to help support them in their denial of wrongdoing.

Finding the Right Medical Malpractice Lawyer

These large institutions have the resources needed to force injured patients into a corner between financial ruin and disability. They plan on the patient backing down long before a settlement is reached. As difficult as the fight may be, it can be done. Patients that find a strong and dedicated legal representative often make it through the fight and on to financial, emotional and physical recovery.

Medical malpractice actions represent a significant number of challenges that injured patients and their attorneys must overcome. That is why finding an experienced medical malpractice attorney is key to a successful lawsuit and settlement. A medical malpractice attorney can work toward an out-of-court settlement. If a settlement cannot be reached, the attorney can then have the matter resolved in a court of law.

A successful recovery and positive outcome weighs heavily on the representation you choose. Finding the right medical malpractice attorney may make all the difference in your financial, physical and emotional well-being.

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Edward A. Ruffo, Partner

Mr. Ruffo currently litigates cases at the state and federal levels in New York and New Jersey and has obtained numerous multi-million dollar medical damage awards for his clients. He has been annually ranked as a Top 10 and Top 100 Trial Lawyer by numerous professional societies including The National Trial Lawyers Association.

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