Podiatric Malpractice

Garson & Jakub LLP stands as one of the leading firms in the tri-state area when it comes to defending medical malpractice cases, particularly those involving podiatrists. For decades, our team of experienced attorneys has provided skilled and successful representation to podiatric clients, defending them against all types of claims and allegations. Whether it’s during the initial stages or at trial, Garson & Jakub LLP holds a reputation for providing comprehensive and forceful representation on behalf of their clients.

Garson & Jakub LLP recognizes the extensive education required to become a doctor of podiatric medicine, and the detrimental effects a malpractice claim can have on one’s financial stability, professional reputation, and license. To provide the best outcome for our clients, our lawyers utilize their exceptional experience, legal proficiency, and medical expertise in resolving malpractice claims.

Who We Represent

Our client base includes podiatrists, practice groups, hospitals, and insurance companies whom we represent.

What We Handle

Garson & Jakub LLP has been renowned for its ability to defend professionals who are facing medical malpractice allegations. Recently, our law firm was recognized as a Tier 1 firm in three practice areas, including Medical Malpractice Law, by U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” in 2020. We have a wealth of experience, top-notch talent, and legal expertise, which enables us to provide you with the highest quality representation if you are being sued or accused of any form of malpractice or wrongdoing.

Our lawyers are fierce defenders of podiatric malpractice claims. We employ various tactics to prove that the medical care met the required standard of care and wasn’t a significant factor in the alleged injury.

Furthermore, we analyze factors such as the plaintiff’s conduct and the reliability of the plaintiff’s expert opinions to develop appropriate defense strategies. We also resort to alternative resolution strategies when necessary.

Drawing on our extensive experience, we offer proactive advice to our clients on ways to prevent claims before they arise, such as maintaining accurate records, ensuring clear and consistent communication, setting realistic patient expectations, and obtaining proper consent.

How We Help

Garson & Jakub LLP’s practice area in podiatric malpractice often involves lawsuits related to various claims such as surgical errors and improper treatments including bunionectomy, toe lengthening, hammer toes, neuromas, fusions, tendon repairs, and heel spurs.

Other common claims include failure to diagnose and treat infections, post-operative complications, diabetic ulcers, and fractures, as well as misdiagnosis, delay in care and treatment, lack of informed consent, and even wrongful death.