Monday, January 19, 2015

NYC Medical Malpractice Attorney Handles Psychiatric Malpractice Cases

No psychiatrist or physician specializing in mental health in New York City wants to be at the receiving end of a malpractice lawsuit or a board complaint. However, a lot of these healthcare providers face such complaints for the simple reason that malpractice occurs and has devastating consequences to patients. Fortunately, with the help of a medical malpractice attorney in NYC, patients or their families that are victims of psychiatric malpractice can find justice. Psychiatric malpractice is the failure of a doctor to exercise a degree of skill expected of him in the treatment of mental illness, which has led to personal injury or even death of the patient. In the case of a psychiatric patient, wrongful death usually involves suicide. Psychiatric or psychological negligence is indictable by law and anyone who suffered or representing a sufferer of such act can file a lawsuit against the doctor in question.

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