The Path To Recovery: Hiring a Medical Malpractice Lawyer
Medical malpractice and medical negligence have become much too common in the United States. A comprehensive study performed by Johns Hopkins University found that “medical error” is the 3rd leading cause of death behind only heart disease and cancer. Malpractice is now responsible for 251,000 lives every year. This is ahead of respiratory disease, accidents, stroke, and Alzheimer’s disease.
If an injury results from an act of medical malpractice, our lawyers might be able to bring a lawsuit against the party responsible for negligence. This can include the medical doctor who overlooked your care, the practicing nurse during your visit, the hospital, and/or the actual medical facility. In order for medical malpractice to actually take place, the medical provider gives treatment that doesn’t “pass” a certain standard of care. This lack of providing a standard of care put you the patient at risk of injury or even death. Medical malpractice cases can be very complex, but if the medical provider actions are different from those with similar training, they might be held liable for the corresponding injuries and costs.
Have you been injured by a nurse, doctor, or other healthcare provider? If you are in fact a victim of malpractice, you will likely be able to recover financial compensation. Simply fill out our confidential contact form or give us a call for a free review of your case. One of our medical malpractice attorneys will get back to you shortly and let you know if you have a case.