Medical malpractice law governs the liability of healthcare providers (i.e. doctors, nurses, hospitals, nursing home facilities, etc.) when they cause harm to a patient by failing to comply with the standard of care in the related medical field.
Examples of medical malpractice often may include: Missed diagnosis Delayed diagnosis Lack of informed consent Birth injuries Healthcare provider errors Misread X-rays, slides, and ultrasounds
When medical malpractice takes place, the injuries that a patient can incur greatly vary. Some injuries that medical malpractice cause include:
Brain damage Paralysis Amputation of a limb Serious infections
Medication errors Spinal cord injuries Nursing home abuse and neglect Defective medical devices Improper treatment
Organ damage Advancement of a disease or cancer Death
If you, or someone you know, has been injured as a result of medical malpractice claim, please contact us for a free consultation.