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Paul M. da Costa and his team can provide the dedicated, experienced representation you need after suffering from medical malpractice. He has achieved significant verdicts and settlements on behalf of clients and is able to offer services in Portuguese and Spanish. To understand more about how he can help you and your loved ones, you can read our medical malpractice blog and contact our practice today to schedule a consultation.
The emotional aftermath of a birth injury can be extreme. You will need outstanding legal representation to help you collect the compensation you need and deserve. If you or your child was injured during childbirth, we will do whatever it takes to help you finally rest and heal.
When you trust your life to a medical professional whose negligence results in a surgical error, you may feel alone and unsure of where to turn. Acts of negligence can result in lifelong damage. We can act as your advocate and medical malpractice attorney to help you receive compensation.
Misdiagnosis and Failure to Diagnose
When you go to the doctor, you expect an accurate diagnosis, but a medical professional may misdiagnose or fail to diagnose your condition. Our medical malpractice attorneys can fight to secure the compensation you need to cope with diagnosis errors, providing aggressive and compelling litigation.
Nursing Home Malpractice
Placing a loved one in a nursing home is an incredibly difficult decision that can put an emotional and financial strain on you and your family. If your loved one is the victim of nursing home malpractice, we are here to help. We provide aggressive representation to help you seek compensation.
If you were administered the wrong drug, or the wrong dosage, the feeling of vulnerability you suffered at the hands of a medical professional stops when Paul M. da Costa takes your case. He will fight to recover your rightful damages so you can cope with the aftermath of this traumatic experience.
Entering a hospital for treatment can turn into a nightmare when your trusted medical professional does not provide you with the appropriate care. Your medical malpractice attorney at Snyder & Sarno will provide the top-quality legal representation you need to recover the damages you deserve.
If you were deprived the chance to make a decision or even prepare for a child with serious medical needs by your doctor's failure to diagnose or to alert you of a birth defect, our proven attorneys can help you seek deserved compensation with a wrongful birth lawsuit.
Failure to Diagnose Stroke
Failing to diagnose or treat a stroke in a timely manner can result in critical and sometimes fatal outcomes. We understand the extent of emotional and financial effects this may cause. We have extensive experience in this field, and work diligently to finalize a proper settlement for the victims.
Lack of Informed Consent
Health care providers are legally obligated to acquire a patient’s consent for medical procedures. This allows the patient to understand the risks related to proposed procedures and be part of the decision process. Failure to obtain the patient’s approval can lead to a medical malpractice claim. With years of experience in this field, we are able to guarantee the best settlement for your case.
Cerebral Palsy is a congenital disorder that causes movement disorders. This condition can develop in the womb, during birth, or shortly after birth and is due to damage to the parts of the brain that control movement. If you think your child may have been adversely affected by a negligent doctor, which resulted in your child's condition, our attorneys can help you seek justice.
Shoulder dystocia occurs when a woman's infant cannot properly pass through the birth canal. The anterior shoulder becomes an obstruction and often leads to serious nerve damage and other conditions in the infant, and even death. Our attorneys can help you resume a normal life and collect compensation for your damages if your infant has suffered shoulder dystocia.
In treating patients, a VA doctor or other care provider owes to you what is known as the “medical standard of care” – using a degree of care, skill, and knowledge of the average healthcare provider with a similar specialty practice. When doctors or other care providers fall short of this duty, they may be held liable to you for medical negligence.
Post-operative care is the medical treatment and monitoring you receive after a surgical procedure. When healthcare providers fail to closely monitor patients in their post-operative care, they may be liable for medical negligence if injury results.
Prescription errors typically occur because your health care provider or pharmacist failed to exercise the proper level of care in administering medication to you. Prescription errors will almost always involve some level of medical negligence by which your doctor can be held liable for medical malpractice.
"I was involved in a VERY complicated and tumultuous child custody, divorce, domestic violence case for two full years. I was fortunate enough to be represented by one of the top matrimonial teams in the state of NJ, and the outcome in my case exceeded my every expectation." - Former Client"Paul personally stood by my side and represented me throughout my injury case. Whether it was business at hand, advice, or a late night phone call to help me understand what was going on; he never took a step back towards helping me. I knew that I could call on him at any time . My case was very successful and I attribute that to Paul's dedication . He even came to me during a snow storm when I could not make it to his office. I certainly would recommend him to anyone." - Former Client