Medical Malpractice


Places where medical malpractice occurs:

Emergency rooms

Dr.’s offices


Nursing homes


Operating rooms

Healthcare facilities

Treatment centers

Types of medical malpractice

Medical negligence

Failure to diagnose


Other cancer


Chromatic brain injuries

Birth injuries

Incorrect diagnosis

Failure to ACT

Adverse reaction to medication

Adverse reaction to anesthesia

Medical instruments left inside the body

Incorrect reading of an MRI, x-ray or CT scan

Wrong limb amputation

Surgical error

Improper medication

… and many other types of negligence.

The lawyers of Viola Cummings & Lindsay have extensive experience in handling medical malpractice and medical negligence claims. Viola, Cummings & Lindsay is one of the few legal firms with a former practicing physician who now is an attorney concentrating his practice solely litigating medical malpractice and medical negligence claims.

Dr. John L. DeFazio, Esq., a member of the firm since 2011, is responsible for the largest verdict in for a medical negligence claim in Niagara County and the second largest verdict in Monroe County for medical negligence.

Having experienced medical malpractice attorneys handling your claim will improve the likelihood of a recovery for your severe injuries, future medical expenses and lost earnings along with the pain and suffering that you experienced.

At Viola Cummings & Lindsay, LLP, our personal injury attorneys have extensive experience litigating medical malpractice and medical negligence lawsuits. We will assist you in pursuing a medical malpractice claim against all parties responsible for your injuries to ensure you receive full compensation whether by settlement or trial. Our personal injury lawyers have extensive trial experience handling medical malpractice claims for our clients and for clients referred to us from other firms.


If you or someone you know has been affected by medical malpractice or medical negligence, call Viola, Cummings & Lindsay, Attorneys at Law, at 716- 285-9555.

There is no fee for the consultation. If we accept your case, we will work on a contingent fee basis meaning if you do not receive payment for your injuries, you do not owe us any fee.

Please keep in mind that there are specific time limitations to file a lawsuit for medical malpractice and medical negligence.