When you seek care provided by a medical professional, it is your right to expect that care will meet minimum standards. Legally, doctors, dentists, pharmacists, chiropractors, psychiatrists, and nurses are required to provide a high standard of care. When they fail to meet this criteria, medical negligence occurs—often with devastating results.
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Medical negligence occurs through careless or reckless behavior. Errors or failure to provide a patient with timely diagnosis may be detrimental to the patient’s health. Failing to order appropriate testing, medication, and other treatments, as well as failing to consult with specialists may be considered negligent behavior on the part of a physician or medical professional.
The number of deaths resulting from medical negligence each year is astounding. Approximately 200,000 deaths occur in the United States alone, with about 98,000 of them resulting from hospital negligence!
Common medical malpractice cases encompass claims including:
Medical malpractice cases are very complex and often take a great deal of time and financial resources. If you believe you have suffered from medical negligence, don’t let time and money dissuade you from pursuing your case. Medical malpractice law exists to protect patients and hold negligent practitioners accountable for their actions.
Negligent medical providers can make mistakes that cause the tragic deaths of children, adults, and elderly individuals. Medical malpractice wrongful death lawsuits are complex and can involve multiple defendants, including the hospital, doctors, surgeons, nurses, pharmacists and other health care providers, as well as insurance companies.
Wrongful death medical malpractice lawsuits may involve:
A skilled attorney can assist you in establishing your malpractice claim and pursuing any avenues that allow you to get the money you deserve. This may include holding a physician’s liability insurance provider, a hospital, or other institution responsible. Our medical malpractice lawyers in Kansas City share a proven history of claims success and are well-equipped to handle your case!
If you feel you have a case for medical malpractice, don’t delay! Contact us at (816) 298-8708.
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