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Medical Malpractice & Personal Injury

The McCarthy Fingar Team

McCarthy Fingar's approach to Medical Malpractice & Personal Injury lawsuits begins and ends with sensitivity and respect for the plight of severely injured, ill, and often grieving clients. Each potential case is patiently and meticulously investigated and screened for merit through a comprehensive review of records, medical and scientific research, and consultation with leading experts in the fields in question. Cases that are found to have merit are aggressively prosecuted. Each case is prepared for trial, a process that includes exhaustive discovery; preparation of the legal and technical aspects of the case; and numerous meetings with client and family members. Most are not disposed of until jury selection, and an average of one to three cases each year are tried to verdict. Cases that are successfully resolved often generate very significant recoveries. Our work on such cases is not concluded until individualized plans for investment and protection of the clients’ funds are finalized.

Medical Malpractice Cases

Medical Malpractice is a particularly challenging field. Few lawyers in the Hudson Valley, Westchester County or New York City have experience and qualifications to match those of McCarthy Fingar partner, Joseph J. Brophy. As indicated by his representative cases, Joe has had numerous successful lawsuits involving different types of doctor or hospital errors, including misdiagnosis or delayed treatment of cancer, drug and medication errors, surgical and anesthesia complications, emergency medicine treatment, birth injuries and wrongful death cases.

Personal Injury Cases

Personal Injury cases may arise from a wide variety of acts of negligence. Some of the more common lawsuits arise from car accidents, slip and fall incidents, and dangerous products. The court system and juries have increasingly cooled to personal injury lawsuits in recent years, particularly in so-called conservative jurisdictions such as Westchester County. Choosing a law firm, like McCarthy Fingar, with extensive experience in Westchester, can help improve the chances of success.

Legal Malpractice Cases

Legal Malpractice lawsuits have increased as law practice has become more complex. Such cases may arise from a missed statute of limitations, a late filing, failure to sue the proper party, errors in preparing documents, or mishandling client funds, to give just a few examples. McCarthy Fingar’s expertise in a wide range of legal specialties is a unique asset for the lawyers in the firm's Legal Malpractice group. Our legal malpractice lawyers have not only successfully represented clients in cases arising from a wide variety of situations, but have also served as expert witesses on behalf of both lawyers and clients in legal malpractice litigation.

McCarthy Fingar's Representative Cases

The lawyers in McCarthy Fingar's Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury group have tried or settled many different types of cases in many different courts. Click at representative matters for a description of some of the cases.

McCarthy Fingar's Leadership in the Community

McCarthy Fingar's lawyers are often in the news and are frequent lecturers on many different topics. Click at news to see what our lawyers are doing, including their professional speaking engagements. Click at publications to see the different professional written materials of our lawyers.

Contact Us

McCarthy Fingar's Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury lawyers are dedicated to our clients' success. If you think you may require our assistance or have any questions, please contact Joseph J. Brophy by email (jbrophy@mccarthyfingar.com) or by phone (914-385-1021).