Defending Physician Assistants
When a medical outcome is less than optimal, patients and their families are quick to blame medical providers — including physician assistants — for any resulting injuries, illness or loss of life. What they fail to realize, though, is that a less than optimal outcome does not by itself signal the presence of malpractice. Despite this, they may bring a malpractice claim that can adversely affect physician assistants’ careers and the reputations they have spent years earning.
Proven Defense Strategies From A Trusted Regional Firm
In these situations, O'Connor First stands by physician assistants and other medical professionals and helps them protect their livelihood and their good names. We work closely with malpractice insurance carriers, helping them provide high-quality services to their insureds, while using our cost-conscious legal strategies to efficiently pursue favorable outcomes. Based in Albany, we serve as a regional resource for clients in Upstate New York and Vermont.
We help physician’s assistants combat all forms of malpractice claims, including those that allege:
- Failure to diagnose
- Delayed diagnosis
- Improper course of treatment
- Medication errors
Claims against physician’s assistants often include physicians, nurses, other medical professionals and medical facilities that were involved in a patient’s care. We have the resources and experience necessary to protect the interests of all these health care providers and facilities, which has made us a trusted resource for malpractice insurers in upstate New York and the surrounding region.