When it comes to getting medical treatment, many New York City residents have serious reservations. After all, it basically boils down to trusting your life in the hands of a doctor, something most patients do not take lightly. People must trust a doctor to not only correctly diagnose a condition, but provide the right treatment. Nonetheless, what if something goes wrong? In addition, if something does go wrong, how will a person even know the cause?
These have been two of the major essential questions in the field of medical malpractice law since the inception of patients' rights. Most patients are not medically trained experts, so knowing, and then proving, that they have been the victim of malpractice can be a complicated process.