New York Medical Malpractice Attorneys with Generations of Experience

When Doctors and Hospitals Make Mistakes

It can be sad and frustrating to realize that highly trained doctors and hospitals make mistakes that permanently alter the lives of some of their patients — and cost other patients their lives. Faulty, negligent medical care underlies many of the cases handled by the New York medical malpractice attorneys at the Jacob Fuchsberg Law Firm.

If you are struggling with a serious injury that could have been prevented with proper care, or you are coping with the loss of a family member, talk to us. Our long history of obtaining outstanding verdicts and settlements attests to our wealth of experience and dedication to our clients.


Advising and Representing Families and Children Injured by Medical Negligence

Medical malpractice issues are often complex and emotionally painful. The Jacob Fuchsberg Law Firm has three generations of experience handling these very sensitive matters. Our attorneys have worked on hundreds of different malpractice actions, including those related to:

  • Birth injuries and covering the exorbitant cost of care for the child's future needs
  • Hospital errors
  • Prescription errors
  • Heart surgeries such as bypass procedures and valve replacements
  • Ophthalmologic conditions involving glaucoma or infection as well as cataract and Lasik procedures
  • Liver transplant surgeries to both donor and recipient
  • Pancreatic, colorectal and gallbladder surgeries
  • Orthopedic surgeries involving spinal fusion, hip, shoulder and knee replacement
  • Orthopedic conditions, including timely diagnosis of cauda equine syndrome and treatment for Chiari 1 malformation.
  • Neurosurgery to the brain, including the timely and appropriate clipping of aneurysms and performance of a craniotomy
  • Improper use of power morcellators on fibroids leading to cancer
  • Plastic surgery
  • Delay or misdiagnosis of illnesses such as cancer, heart disease, meningitis, sepsis and other infections
  • Emergency room and doctor negligence, including improper work-up of stroke and discharge
  • Product liability cases due to dangerous drugs and medical devices

Talk to Us | The Case Evaluation is Free

Contact us to get your questions answered. The consultation is free. We can answer your questions and help you decide what steps to take next. There are no fees unless and until we recover compensation for you and your family.

Based in New York City, our New York medical malpractice attorneys work with individuals and families of those injured in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. We invite you to learn more about why clients choose us.

Attorneys:  Edward Hynes

Birth Injuries

A birth injury or death of an infant profoundly impacts any family. The loss of or harm to a child changes the way people live forever. When medical negligence is found to have caused the harm, the feelings of sadness and anger can be overwhelming.… Read More

Labor & Delivery Injuries

If your family has suffered the loss of an infant or a serious injury to a newborn, it is, of course, one of the most difficult life events that you will ever encounter. Our lawyers are known for their compassion and empathy in these very sensitive m… Read More

Newborns & Medical Problems

Newborns can experience a wide variety of medical problems, many of which happen for reasons we simply don't understand. Other neonatal conditions are known to occur because of medical negligence. If your family is feeling the huge impact of a seri… Read More

Cerebral Palsy and Brain Injuries

Cerebral palsy in children can result from oxygen deprivation to the brain during childbirth. In some situations, this type of brain injury is preventable. In your situation, it may be appropriate to bring a lawsuit against the medical professionals… Read More

Surgical Errors

Undergoing surgery requires a high level of trust. Patients and their families rely on the competence of their surgeons and hospitals, whether it is for a minor procedure or a major operation. When that trust is violated due to medical negligence, an… Read More

Colorectal & Gallbladder Surgeries

Some of the most common types of surgical procedures performed in hospitals today involve the gastrointestinal system and the gallbladder. In some cases, patients are injured because of medical negligence that could have been prevented. Surgeons and… Read More

Cardiac Conditions

According to the American Heart Association, one out of every four deaths in the United States is caused by heart disease. That's 600,000 people a year who succumb to this illness. In some cases, a death or injury due to a cardiac condition may hav… Read More

Stent, Valve & Bypass Surgeries

Great advances continue to be made in the field of cardiology. New technologies and devices have made cardiac surgery far less intrusive and risky than it was even 15 years ago. Bypass patients now enjoy fairly quick recoveries, while valve replaceme… Read More

Anesthesia Errors

When someone undergoes a medical procedure, anesthesia is used to sedate and numb the patient. Unfortunately, sometimes hospitals, anesthesiologists, surgeons or other medical staff make an anesthesia error that causes harm in the process of administ… Read More

Prescription Errors

Today’s medications are more potent and refined than ever, effectively targeting and treating many diseases and conditions.  Unfortunately, when they are not prescribed or administered correctly, they can cause serious harm and fatalities. Pre… Read More


For a patient and his or her family, the misdiagnosis of a serious condition can be a life-changing event. The failure to diagnose a serious medical condition or an incorrect medical diagnosis can constitute medical negligence and form the basis of a… Read More

Failure to Diagnose Cancer

Many cancers are treatable when caught in a timely manner and addressed properly. Correct diagnosis depends on appropriately ruling out the most serious conditions and determining what the symptoms mean; doctors are trained and paid to methodically a… Read More

Brain Injuries & Stroke

The brain is as delicate as it is complex. No one fully understands the “three-pound universe” within our heads, but we do know that a brain injury can cause great harm. From problems with movement, cognitive shifts and personality change… Read More

Paralysis Due to Brain Strokes or Spinal Cord Injury

Our New York Medical Malpractice Attorneys:  Skillful, Compassionate Representation Paralysis can take many different forms. Loss of function can be caused in numerous ways, including damage to the spinal cord or oxygen deprivation to parts of the… Read More

Eye Injuries & Blindness

The human eye is capable of extraordinary feats, but it is a sensitive organ. The loss of use of an eye or both eyes can change the way you live and function. Eye injuries or blindness can affect your career, your family and your finances — and med… Read More

Success Stories

One of our clients suffered the loss of vision in one eye and diminished sight in her other eye, when her doctor failed to timely diagnose herpes viru… Read More
We settled the wrongful death case of a married father of three, who died when his hospital did not follow its own rules for responding to his elevate… Read More
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