Malpractice Lawyers & Injury Attorneys
Despite the best efforts of medical professionals, there will be times when medical negligence can cause personal injury to a patient for whatever reason. It can be as routine as a minor procedure such as an appendectomy, but doctor, nurse, or even hospital laziness can misdiagnose or even botch the operation. Medical malpractice can be a result of an omission or nonfeasance or more unfortunate through a direct act or malfeasance. Some examples of malpractice are: improper administration of drugs, botched surgery, misdiagnosis of symptoms, etc...
To determine if you have a case for medical malpractice and before you hire a malpractice lawyer you have to determine 3 things:
- Personal injury has occurred to the patient
- Hospital, doctor, or nurse performed below standard or was negligent
- This lack or substandard performance directly resulted in injury to the patient.
Laws are put into place to protect the patient if the above 3 conditions are met, and should give the plaintiff an opportunity to receive just compensation. Hiring an experienced malpractice lawyer is key to obtaining justice through the proper legal system. IT is hihgly suggested to talk to a handful of malpractice attorneys and work with the one you feel most comfortable. Many offer a free consultation to understand your situation and give you the best opportunity to win a case. A medical malpractice lawsuit should not be taken lightly.