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Medical Malpractice
and Negligence Cases

The Medical Malpractice team at Snyder Sarno D'Aniello Maceri & da Costa LLC, lead by Paul M. da Costa, can provide the dedicated, experienced representation you need after suffering from medical malpractice. Paul and his team have achieved significant seven-figure verdicts and settlements on behalf of their clients and are able to offer services in Portuguese and Spanish. Paul is the lead trial counsel for the department, and he is a certified civil trial attorney by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.  In addition, he is a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates and a fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America, which are both invite-only membership trial attorney associations.  Paul and his team have been recognized by Woodward White’s The Best Lawyers as a Tier 1 Medical Malpractice – Plaintiffs law firm in New Jersey for 2022. The National Law Journal selected Paul M. da Costa and his Medical Practice Department as finalists for its prestigious 2022 Elite Trial Lawyers Awards in the medical malpractice category. 

Medical malpractice cases cover some of life's most sensitive moments, Paul and his team are highly compassionate and understanding. They will do everything in their power to help ensure a positive verdict or settlement. To understand more about how the firm can help you and your loved ones, contact our practice or call (973) 274-5200 to schedule a consultation today.

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The Law firm of Snyder Sarno D'Aniello Maceri & da Costa LLC was selected by their peers for inclusion in Woodward White's The Best Lawfirms in America; in the fields of Arbitration, Family Law, Family Law Mediation, Mediation, Medical Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs, and Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs (Copyright 2021 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, SC). The list is generated entirely on peer review. A further description of the selection methodology can be found here. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey. 

Birth Injuries

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.

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Surgical Error

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.

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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.

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Nursing Home Malpractice

Placing a loved one in a long-term care 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.

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Anesthesia Malpractice

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.

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Hospital Malpractice

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.  

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Wrongful Birth

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. 

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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.  

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Establishing a Viable Medical Malpractice Case

If you believe you have been the victim of medical malpractice, do not hesitate to speak to a personal injury lawyer today. You only have a window of two years before the statute of limitations expires. We will not settle for any less than you deserve and will always be prepared to take your case to trial.

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.   

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Cerebral Palsy

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. 

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Shoulder Dystocia

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.

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Veteran Affairs

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. 

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Post-Operative 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.

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Prescription Errors

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. 

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