Medical Malpractice: An Overview
Medical malpractice occurs when a medical professional fails to provide the degree of medical care expected of them due to negligence, incompetence, errors, misdiagnosis, or other reasons. These situations can cause devastating results to those affected, such as overmedication leading to severe side effects, incorrect or substandard surgeries, treatment for the wrong condition,
birth injuries, and in the most tragic cases, loss of life. A skilled legal counselor can evaluate your circumstances to determine the merits of your case and options available to you. Medical malpractice cases can be quite complex and normally require medical experts and testimony to assess the treatment that was given in order to determine if negligence occurred.
At the Mulvey Law Offices, our legal team has knowledgeable and skilled personal injury lawyers who have successfully represented many clients in medical malpractice cases. When you or a loved one has suffered because of inadequate medical care, you may be entitled to compensation for your damages. If you believe you or a loved one has been the victim of medical malpractice, it is critical that you contact the firm to discuss your case as soon as possible after the incident.
Compensation for Your Injuries
Due to the severity of medical malpractice injuries and illnesses, the treatments needed to attempt to resolve the subsequent condition can be very costly, such as additional surgeries, emergency care for infections, or extensive rehabilitation. If negligence can be proven, you may be entitled to recover all of your medical costs caused by the medical malpractice, lost wages if you were unable to work during this time period pain and suffering or other damages, based on your circumstances. We understand what a difficult time this is for a family who has suffered from incompetent medical care. No one should have to suffer injury, illness or permanent harm from negligent medical treatment. Our legal team can assist you in the necessary legal action that is so important in such cases.