Stephen BilkisHead of Law Office
Stephen Bilkis is a skilled New York attorney whose legal practice includes representing clients who have been injured due to medical malpractice. In 1997, Mr. Bilkis graduated from Touro Law School. Soon thereafter he founded the Law Offices of Stephen Bilkis & Associates in New York. As a New York medical malpractice lawyer, Mr. Bilkis represents clients throughout Nassau County, Manhattan, Suffolk County, Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens, Long Island, Staten Island, and Westchester County. In over two decades of practice, Mr. Bilkis has a winning record, including securing multiple multimillion dollar verdicts and settlements on behalf of his clients. He is dedicated to helping his clients by providing the highest level of professional legal representation. Because of his track record, Mr. Bilkis and members of his team have been sought after as legal analysts by CNN, CNBC, CBS, ABC New York, the New York Times, New York Post, and Newsday.
Medical malpractice occurs when a medical professional deviates from an accepted standard of medical care, and as a result the patient suffers a serious injury. The result of medical mistakes can be a variety of serious injuries to the patient. In some cases the patient’s injures can be successfully treated, leaving no permanent injuries. In other cases the damage is permanent. In still other cases, the victim does not survive the injuries caused by the medical error.
With over 20 years of experience representing clients with serious injuries resulting from medical mistakes, Mr. Bilkis understands that claims involving such injuries can be complex. To some, building a case against the defendant such as a medical corporation, a hospital or insurance company may seem daunting, requiring a thorough review of complicated medical records, taking statements from medical staff, and working with experts. However, Mr. Bilkis has the experience, skill, knowledge, and resources to conduct a full and thorough investigation into suspected medical negligence regardless of who the defendant is. In working with Stephen Bilkis and the team at the Law Offices of Stephen Bilkis & Associates, you will receive exceptional legal representation as well as personal service. Mr. Bilkis and his team are committed to tirelessly serving clients with understanding and compassion.
Medical malpractice claims are not limited to cases in which medical doctors injure patients. Personal injury cases involving medical professionals also include dental malpractice, hospital negligence, nursing home negligence, and pharmaceutical malpractice. There are three general categories of medical malpractice claims: misdiagnosis, improper treatment, and failure to warn. Stephen Bilkis has the experience and skill to represent clients harmed by medical professional based on any of type of claim. More specifically, medical malpractice claims are commonly based on birth injuries, radiology errors, anesthesia errors, surgical errors, emergency room errors, medication errors, and misdiagnosis. Because of his superb negotiation skills, Mr. Bilkis is often able to secure generous settlements for his clients without ever going to trial. Mr. Bilkis is also a skilled litigator. If necessary, he will use his skills at trial to fight for just compensation for his clients and their families.
If you were injured due to a mistake made by a medical professional, it is imperative that you are represented by an experienced New York medical malpractice attorney who understands the law related to medical malpractice, and who also understands the medical implications of injuries suffered due to a misdiagnosis, improper treatment, or failure to warn. Medical mistakes can change the course of a victim’s life, resulting in lifelong physical challenges and medical problems that require years of treatment. In some cases the victim does not survive the medical mistake. Stephen Bilkis and the team at the Law Offices of Stephen Bilkis & Associates have years of experience representing severely injured victims throughout New York. We can help. Mr. Bilkis has been a member of numerous local and national bar associations and organizations including the American Association for Justice, American Prepaid Legal Institute, New York State Trial Lawyers Association, New York State Bar Association, and AARP Legal Services Network.