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Medical Malpractice FAQs

Doctors and other health care professionals accused of medical malpractice can face expensive verdicts and damaged reputations. The Tarantino Law Firm, LLP, defends medical professionals in western New York. Our experienced attorneys will work diligently to preserve your ability to work and resolve your case with minimal cost and delay.

Answers To Your Medical Malpractice Questions

Here are answers to common questions our medical malpractice defense lawyers receive. For specific legal advice, we recommend contacting our Buffalo office to schedule a confidential consultation with one of our attorneys.

  • What do I do if I am served with a complaint? You must notify your medical malpractice insurance carrier immediately. We can assist with that if necessary.
  • A patient’s attorney has sent me a letter seeking medical records. What should I do? You may be obligated to comply. One of our lawyers will examine the letter and determine for certain. We will work together to gather any documents requested, which often include electronic medical records, voicemails and emails.
  • How long can I wait before I answer the lawsuit? As with any litigation, time is of the essence. The sooner you contact us, the more likely you will prevail in litigation.

What Is The Best Thing I Can Do To Protect My Career?

An active defense is the best way to defeat a malpractice lawsuit. Contact The Tarantino Law Firm, LLP, at 716-849-6500 to schedule a confidential consultation. We represent clients in Erie and Niagara counties.