Doctors’ offices and hospitals are where we go for answers and help. They are the last places where anyone wants anything to go wrong. But, doctors and medical professionals are human and make mistakes. Mistakes and errors made by doctors, nurses, and other healthcare professionals are the 3rd leading cause of death in the United States. These errors cost all of us billions of dollars per year in lost income, disability, and additional healthcare costs. Not to mention the emotional toll that they take on our families.
While most doctors and nurses take their responsibility to their patients very seriously, there are some who do not and, at times, even the most well-intentioned doctors make mistakes that can have tragic consequences. When you or a loved one is injured when the care provided by medical professionals falls short of the standard that is required by law, you are entitled to compensation.
Deciding to hold a doctor or nurse accountable is never easy. Medical malpractice actions are complex and should be handled by those who have experience in prosecuting these cases. We have that experience and will do everything that we can to make sure that you or your loved ones are able to obtain justice. If you or someone you love has been the victim of medical negligence, contact us and we will evaluate your claim. It won’t cost anything to see if we can help you.
Types of cases we handle include:
Misdiagnosis or Delay in Diagnosis
- Retained Foreign objects
- Wrong-site, wrong-side, and wrong-procedure
- Perforations, tears, lacerations
- Administering the wrong type of medication
- Administering the wrong dosage of medication
- Improperly labeling a medication container
- Mixing up two or more patients’ prescriptions
- Failing to stop a medication
Emergency Room Errors
Nursing Home and Elder Abuse
- Overdose / Under dose
- Harmful interactions with other drugs the patient is taking
- Failing to follow orders regarding the administration of medication
- Allergic reaction to the drug administered
- Waiting too long to administer
- Defective equipment which fails to administer the drugs properly
- Negligent monitoring of the patient