Medical Malpractice

Malpractice Law - Medical Malpractice

Definition:

Medical malpractice is committed by a negligent professional health care provider such as a doctor, nurse, technician, dentist, hospital or hospital worker. It is considered medical malpractice when the treatment of a patient is a deviation from the accepted standard of care and results in harm. It is important to remember that there are no guarantees of medical results, which means that unsuccessful results do not necessarily mean negligence or medical malpractice occurred.

Consequences of Medical Malpractice:

There are a number of ways medical malpractice can occur. The most common way is when medical practitioners negligently dismiss symptoms as being temporary or minor. Other ways of medical malpractice are misdiagnosis, failure to provide treatment choices, refusal to evaluate symptoms, or errors in treatment or prescriptions. A successful medical malpractice case requires that the plaintiff shows injuries or damages that resulted when the medical practitioner did not provide the expected standard of care.

What a Lawyer can do for you:

Anyone injured by medical malpractice goes through pain and suffering. However the medical malpractice occurred individuals have the right to take legal action against the responsible person, company or entity, including private citizens, government agencies, manufacturers, insurance companies, and corporations. An experienced medical malpractice lawyer will help you evaluate your case in order to make sure your rights are being protected. A lawyer helps collect records, research the law, confer with experts and plan a strategy to strengthen your position.

Lawyer Referral Service:

If you are a victim of medical malpractice, call Attorney Search Network today. Attorney Search Network will help find you a medical malpractice lawyer who can help you with your medical malpractice claim.

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