As a patient, we expect our physicians, nurses, hospitals or other medical professionals to accurately diagnosis and treat us with the correct standard of care. An error in diagnosis or a mistake in treatment can be devastating, resulting in serious or life-long injuries, even death. Sadly, mistakes happen in the medical profession all to often, forever changing the lives of victims and their loved ones.
If you, or a loved one, have been injured as a result of medical malpractice you may be entitled to compensation for damages, as well as for pain and suffering. The medical malpractice attorneys at Action Legal Group understand the many complex issues victims and their loved ones face, and have years of experience in successfully handling medical malpractice claims. If you, or a loved one, have been a victim of medical malpractice, please call the attorneys at Action Legal Group today.
Types of Medical Malpractice
According to the National Institute of Health “medical malpractice occurs when a hospital, doctor or other health care professional, through a negligent act or omission, causes an injury to a patient.” Types of medical malpractice may include:
- Failure to recognize or observe symptoms
- Medical misdiagnosis
- Surgical error or negligence including wrong-site surgery
- Anesthesia errors
- Unnecessary surgery or other medical treatments
- Unnecessary or incorrect medication or incorrect dosage
- Pharmacy negligence
- Birth injuries
It is commonly thought medical malpractice applies only to doctors, yet there are many types of healthcare or medical providers who can also be held liable for negligent actions resulting in injury:
- Nurses, nurse practitioners or nursing assistants
- Physician assistants
- Physical therapists
- Surgical Centers
- Cancer treatment centers
- Birthing centers
- Anesthesiologists or nurse anesthesiologists
- Lab technicians
- Walk-in clinics
- Medical spas
- Psychiatrists or psychologists
- Dentists, periodontists or orthodontists
- Oral surgeons
Outcomes of Medical Malpractice
The most common outcome of medical malpractice is death, followed by significant or permanent injury, such as quadriplegia, traumatic brain injury or an injury requiring life long care. Also, victims of medical malpractice not only must deal with the original illness that first brought them to the healthcare provider, but now have to face the agony of the injuries and uncertainty resulting from the negligence. The medical malpractice attorneys at Action Legal Group have seen many types of medical malpractice, and the devastating injuries that often result. Please call Action Legal Group today for a free, no-obligation and confidential consultation. We will review your case in detail, and advise you of your legal options.
Action Legal Group Can Help You
Medical malpractice claims are unlike any other types of personal injury claims, relying on detailed and thorough medical records, the testimony of medical experts and witnesses, and an attorney who is experienced in medical and legal issues. The attorneys at Action Legal Group have successfully represented medical malpractice victims, and their families, securing the justice and compensation they justly deserve.
Medical malpractice can be life changing, leaving victims with long-term or permanent injuries, and an uncertain financial future. The medical malpractice attorneys at Action Legal Group will fight for you, and your loved ones, to ensure you receive the justice and compensation you deserve. Please call Action Legal Group today. We can help you.