Medical Malpractice Injuries
Did the Hospital Staff Make a Mistake?
When you go to your local hospital, you expect the medical professionals to know what they’re doing. After all, they constantly have to make decisions that have a major impact on the lives of the patients they serve. When a medical professional is careless, the effect can be devastating.The law recognizes the enormous responsibilities of doctors and other medical staff by giving injured people the right to sue. In the legal world, you have the right to sue a doctor or other medical professionals if (1) their behavior dipped below that of a reasonable expert in their field; and (2) the behavior in question caused damage.
What Kinds of Damage can I Recover?
Lost Wages - You may be entitled to major compensation if you've missed work because of a doctor’s mistake. Not only can you be compensated for lost income from the hospital stay, but you may also recover money for any work missed following your hospitalization.
Pain and Suffering - If a doctor’s error has caused you needless pain and suffering, you may be able to recover money for emotional and physical injuries. Our attorneys will help demonstrate that the pain and suffering you experienced would not have occurred without a doctor’s negligence. Moreover, you can also receive compensation for ongoing or future pain and suffering resulting from the negligence in question.
Wrongful Death - The death of an immediate family member due to a doctor's negligence, warrants compensation. 'Wrongful death' entitles you to receive money for your loss. For example, if you were dependent on that loved one for care, income or you simply miss their love or affection you may be able to receive compensation.
In any case, if a loved one has died as a result of a doctor’s negligence, you have options. Call our attorneys today and get a free consultation regarding the matter.