Dedicated To Protecting The Rights Of Victims Of Medical Malpractice And Their Families

If you or someone close to you has suffered a serious injury, or a loved one has died due to the negligent actions of a health care provider, you need a knowledgeable and experienced medical malpractice attorney to represent you.

A Top Medical Malpractice Lawyer In Palm Beach County

With over 30 years of trial experience, Matthew Jay Lane, Esq., is a Phi Beta Kappa and a graduate of Northwestern University School of Law. He is listed in Who's Who in American Law. Subsequent to law school, Mr. Lane was a law clerk to the Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio. He has served as co-chair of the Palm Beach County Bar Association Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Committee for three consecutive terms.

Mr. Lane has represented the hospitals, clinics and physicians of the nationally recognized Broward Health System. He served as General Counsel to Hospice of Palm Beach County. Mr. Lane also served as legal counsel to the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation. He is a member of the Florida Justice Association and the Trial Lawyers Section of the Florida Bar. Mr. Lane is licensed to practice law in the state of Florida, in the State of Ohio, in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida, in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio, and in the United States Court of Appeals for the 2nd, 6th, 7th, and 11th Circuits. Matthew Lane is a Palm Beach Gardens City Council Member.

At the law offices of Matthew Lane & Associates, P.A., we represent victims of:

It's Not Just You – Medical Errors Are A Problem

According to a recent article in The Washington Post, over 250,000 Americans die every year as a result of preventable medical mistakes (wrongful death). According to the Journal of the American Medical Association, this makes medical errors the third leading cause of death in the United States. Only heart disease and cancer kill more Americans. Most malpractice is committed by a small number of health care providers. The National Practitioner Data Bank states that 5 percent of doctors are responsible for 54 percent of malpractice payments.

What Causes Medical Or Hospital Malpractice?

Medical errors are caused by a number of factors, including the failure of health care providers to give their full time and attention to patients, and their failure to pay attention to patients' signs and symptoms. They are caused by not asking the right questions and not listening to patients' answers. They are caused by health care providers who don't listen when patients and their families tell them that something is wrong. They are caused by the failure to order appropriate tests, the failure to perform adequate examinations, misinterpreting test results, and the failure to refer patients to specialists in a timely manner. In short, they are caused by incompetence and a lack of caring.

We Know How To Fight For You

We provide sophisticated legal representation to our clients in an effective and compassionate manner. Our work forces health care providers to focus on patient safety and to take comprehensive measures to prevent future medical mistakes.

These cases are very complex and require the attention of knowledgeable counsel. Call us to speak with a skilled and experienced medical malpractice attorney in West Palm Beach, Palm Beach Gardens, Boca Raton, Delray, Boynton Beach, Wellington, Jupiter, Palm Beach, and North Palm Beach, Florida. We are here for you.

Free Consultations Available

We are very selective about the cases that we accept. For information regarding medical negligence causes of action and how we can help you, contact us at 561-328-1095, or complete our confidential contact form to schedule a free case evaluation.

Remember The Statute Of Limitations

There are strict deadlines for filing negligence lawsuits. If you miss the deadline, your case will be dismissed, and you will recover nothing. Contact us today. We will schedule a free consultation within 24 hours of the time that you call. We represent personal injury clients on a contingency fee basis. We only recover our attorney's fees and expenses if we are successful in your case.

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