Medical Malpractice Category

Determining the Validity of a Medical Malpractice Case

Medical malpractice has become increasingly common, despite legislation passed to cap the most that plaintiffs can collect in their suits. The purpose of this legislation was intended to protect doctor’s from people who just wanted to get rich off an innocent mistake. However, even so, legitimate claims develop frequently. Before filing suit, it’s important to determine whether you have a valid claim.

Common Situations Involving Medical Malpractice

At a medical malpractice law firm, the attorneys often provide lists of the kinds of cases they take or have special expertise in. The basic form involves a doctor, nurse, or other professional harming the patient through some means. This harm may come through an actual action or through the failure to provide the adequate or otherwise proper treatment. The most common ones are misdiagnosis, delayed diagnosis, prescription and medication errors, surgery errors, and anesthesia errors. A minor mistake does not count as medical ma...

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