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For over 20 years, David Kates has been committed to fighting for victims of medical malpractice.

Medical Malpractice Lawyer in Queens, NY

For over 20 years, Queens medical malpractice attorney David Kates has delivered caring and knowledgeable counsel to patients and families who have suffered at the hands of negligent medical professionals.

A native New Yorker, he is known for his tenacity and passion for holding doctors and medical facilities accountable for providing substandard patient care.

These qualities have led to millions of dollars in settlements and verdicts for his clients.

If you or someone you love was harmed because a doctor, surgeon, or other healthcare professional failed to provide proper care, you may have grounds for a lawsuit.

This can help you recover compensation for medical care, lost earnings, emotional trauma, and so much more. Interested in learning more? It starts with a free, confidential consultation. Contact us today!

Call (718) 866-3664 or fill out our online contact form to discuss your medical malpractice case in Queens.

What is Medical Malpractice?

Many victims of medical malpractice may be unaware that their experience may be a case of medical malpractice. There are three main signs that you might have a medical malpractice claim including lack of informed consent, extraordinary consequences, or a healthcare provider informs you of the mistake.

If a procedure was performed without your express consent, you may have a medical malpractice case. Similarly, if there were errors in the operating room such as medical equipment that was unaccounted for and later found in the patient, you may want to discuss your case with a medical malpractice attorney.

Medical malpractice may be defined as a failure to provide a standard level of care to a patient. To go into further detail, it may include an act or failure to act that constitutes a deviation from acceptable care that a reasonable medical professional would have provided in the same or similar circumstances.

"I bring a tenacious & thorough approach to understanding complex medical issues. I pride myself in getting to the bottom of why a patient was hurt and neglected."

- David Kates, Founder

Meet David Kates

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    David Kates is a lifelong New Yorker. He assumes every case will go to trial and prepares accordingly. This preparation involves extensive contact with medical experts and witness preparation.

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Client Testimonials

  • “Working with David as my personal injury lawyer was more than I could have asked for.”

    - Kristine I.

  • “I would not hesitate to work with or recommend David again, he is a true benefit to the legal profession!”

    - Annmarie G.

  • “David Kates is a hard working excellent attorney who goes the extra mile.”

    - Maria S.

  • “I highly recommend David.”

    - Former Client


Results Matter

Millions of Dollars Recovered for Our Clients
  • $11,000,000 Settlement
  • $8 Million Settlement
  • $5 Million Jury Verdict
  • $5 Million Jury Vedict
  • $4.8 Million Settlement

"Patients are supposed to be treated. They are not supposed to be processed."

- David Kates

What Sets David Kates Apart?

  • Personalized Attention

    David will personally handle your case from beginning to end.

  • Tenacity

    David brings a tenacious and thorough approach to understanding complex medical issues.

  • Experience & Dedication

    David has over 20 years of professional legal experience.

  • Results Driven

    David has recovered millions of dollars on behalf of his clients.

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