Medical Malpractice and Birth Injury Law Firm in Puerto Rico
We actively litigate civil cases in the Court of First Instance, Superior Court of San Juan, Bayamón and Carolina, the Court of Appeals and Supreme Court of Puerto Rico. We also litigate in the U.S. District Court for the District of Puerto Rico, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit at Boston and the Supreme Court of the United States. We have also incorporated a legal practice before Chicago’s state courts.
Conscious of the great social responsibility that these cases generate, we accept legal representation of those cases that are meritorious. In medical malpractice cases, this means that, before presenting a civil action, we make sure of obtaining an expert’s opinion, typically a specialized doctor.
We take care of evaluating all the received consultations, gather the medical records and locating the most qualified expert for each individual case.
Medical Malpractice is professional negligence for act or omission by a health care provider in which the care provided deviates from accepted standards of practice in the medical community and causes injury or death to the patient.
Your newborn may be suffering from seizures, only to later be diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy or brain injury without oxygen. You need to know if this condition was unavoidable, or the result of neglect by the doctor, nurse or hospital.
The leading causes of childhood injuries are drowning, car crashes, run over, falls and severe dog bites.
Post-traumatic brain injury is damage to the brain, not of a degenerative or congenital nature, but is caused by an external physical force that can produce a diminished or altered state of consciousness, resulting in impaired cognitive abilities or physical functioning.
Unjust death is a lawsuit against a person who can be held liable for a death. The lawsuit is filed in a civil action, usually by close relatives, as listed by law. It can be related to a job condition or pre existing condition
Expressed by a Physician an incorrect diagnosis of a disease or other problem resulting in a major problem, disability or death.