Medical Malpractice Examples
Medical Malpractice Lawyer
If you or a loved one have experienced harm or neglect at the hands of a medical professional, it would be in your best interest to contact a medical malpractice lawyer to schedule a risk-free consultation. When an individual is faced with an unknown and confusing situation concerning a medical professional, it is always wise to contact an attorney to discuss whether medical malpractice has taken place. Having an experienced medical malpractice lawyer evaluate the case, and provide insight is helpful to the client as he or she deals with the aftermath of their experience.
There are many different types of medical malpractice that take place, in a variety of different settings. An individual may experience misdiagnosis, error in surgery, incorrect prescription medication or dosage, or a failure to be informed. These are all examples of medical malpractice, that an attorney can help their client with. Unfortunately, medical harm and neglect can take place anywhere a medical professional is and works. Hospitals, nursing homes, outpatient treatment centers, and the victim’s own home are all places in which these incidents can occur. When most people think of medical harm they may assume it was done at the hands of a doctor or surgeon. However, medical malpractice can occur with any medical professional, whether a doctor, surgeon, nurse, paramedic, staff worker, or volunteer.
When abuse or neglect occurs why do victims remain silent or hesitant to report it? There are many varying factors as to why individuals may choose to remain in a harmful situation rather than legally hold their medical professional accountable. For example, if an elderly person is receiving care in their home, and is experiencing neglect of medical needs, or abuse they may be hesitant to report it if they do not have any other medical care options. Worrying about their health, they may desire to keep their unethical and potentially dangerous situation rather than be left alone without care. In this instance, a medical malpractice lawyer would first find a caregiver that is safe and could be trusted. The individual should not have to leave their housing situation just because they have a neglectful and abusive caregiver. Safety is of the utmost importance to attorneys, as they desire health and goodwill for each and every one of their clients.
Sometimes medical malpractice can be difficult to detect, and even more so to prove in a court of law. By consulting with an attorney, clients will be able to determine the validity of their case and work towards gathering evidence to strengthen their case. Whether the case is settled out of court with an insurance company, or an official lawsuit is taken to court, a medical malpractice lawyer will assist their clients every step of the way, offering guidance and support. Don’t let neglect or medical abuse go unchecked, but pursue justice, accountability, and compensation for the pain suffered by contacting an attorney at Ward & Ward Law Firm. Call today, schedule a risk-free consultation, and start your journey toward legal justice.