Medical errors have become widespread in the U.S. A recent, blockbuster Johns Hopkins study shows that medical errors are the third-leading cause of death in this country, only surpassed by heart disease and cancer.
Tragically, sometimes mistakes occur, resulting in permanent, life-changing or even fatal injury. Victims of medical malpractice may be entitled to compensation for lost income, the cost of health and personal care, and other damages related to their injuries. Grieving survivors of medical malpractice victims can also pursue payment for damages in a wrongful death claim.
Types of Medical Malpractice Include:
- Delays in diagnosis or misdiagnoses of a medical conditions
- Failure to order or interpret diagnostic tests results correctly
- Surgical errors
- Treatment errors
- Medication errors
We are committed to helping you fight for your legal rights and the pursuit of appropriate compensation for your loss. If you or someone you love has been injured, you may be entitled to compensation. Contact us today for a free legal consultation.