Medical malpractice is an act of negligence or carelessness on the part of a health care professional, including doctors, nurses, hospitals, HMOs, chiropractors, therapists or other licensed medical care providers, which deviates from conventional medical standards. While some cases which yield undesirable results are unfortunately unable to be prevented, some do warrant compensation for damages incurred.
Harm caused to a patient due to the misdiagnosis or the failure to diagnosis an illness, injuries suffered during the birth of a child, incorrect treatment of a medical condition, or misuse of prescription medications is unacceptable. Consulting with legal council will provide you with the best options in order to receive proper compensation for your pain and suffering.
As with all medical claims, the statue of limitations does apply to medical malpractice cases. A claim filed after the statute of limitations has passed will more than likely not be allowed to continue. Therefore, if you or someone you know has suffered from medical malpractice, or would simply like more information, please contact us.