Why Do You Need A Medical Malpractice Attorney?

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Why do you need a medical malpractice attorney?

If you've suffered injuries as a result of medical malpractice, it can affect your personal life, your career, and your financial well-being. You may want a medical malpractice attorney to fight for you.

How can a medical malpractice attorney help you when you've been injured?

  • Offering free consultations
  • Determining if the patient or client has a case
  • Bringing a lawsuit
  • Establish liability by finding evidence to prove that the healthcare provider's actions fell short of the appropriate standard of medical care
  • Taking testimony
  • Linking the healthcare provider's breach of care to the patient's suffering and harm
  • Negotiating damages

What are some examples of professional medical malpractice claims?

  • Wrong treatment from misdiagnosis
  • Delay in treatment
  • Not obtaining consent
  • Easily avoided pain or suffering
  • Infections from surgery
  • Wrong medication or errors
  • Negligence
  • Poor supervision
  • Fraudulent or lack of credentials

Who may be liable?

  • Insurance agents
  • Doctors
  • Nurses
  • Other healthcare providers
  • Dentists
  • Chiropractors
  • Pharmacists

Elements of a medical malpractice case:

  • There was a doctor-patient relationship
  • There was a failure or breach of duty of care (breach of an appropriate standard of medical care)
  • This breach or negligence caused the patient harm
  • This harm is quantifiable
For more information about the necessity of a medical malpractice attorney, send us a message.