Can I Sue A VA Hospital For Malpractice?

If you or someone you love was injured in a Department of Veterans Affairs hospital or clinic due to medical negligence, it's important to seek the advice of a lawyer who handles claims under a law known as the Federal Tort Claims Act.

At The Joy E. Miserendino Law Firm, P.C., we have successfully held the U.S. government accountable for substandard care in VA hospitals under the Federal Tort Claims Act. We handle claims involving all VA facilities in upstate New York, including the VA Medical Center, VA Lackawanna Clinic and Western New York VA Hospital.

To discuss your case with an experienced and compassionate medical malpractice lawyer, call us at 716-854-1005 to schedule a free consultation. With offices in Buffalo and Dunkirk, we represent veterans throughout upstate New York.

Injuries At New York VA Hospitals

We handle all types of medical injuries caused by negligence at VA hospitals, including:

  • Surgical errors: Preventable errors such as wrong site surgery, anesthesiology errors and damage to healthy tissue
  • Failure to monitor: Failure to monitor patients for issues such as infection following surgery
  • Nursing errors: Failure to assist patients and maintain an accurate patient history
  • Failure to diagnose: Misdiagnosis or failure to diagnose dangerous medical conditions such as stroke, heart attack and cancer
  • Medication errors: Prescribing or administering the wrong drug, the wrong dose of a drug or a dangerous drug combination

It's important to seek prompt legal help, as there are complicated rules you and your attorney must follow.

Talk To A Lawyer About Your Medical Injury Today

Take the first step in holding VA hospitals accountable for the care they provide. Call attorney Joy E. Miserendino at 716-854-1005 or complete our contact form.