People trust their health and well-being to medical professionals on a daily basis. Often these professionals literally hold a patient's life in their hands. When a medical mistake occurs, whether in a clinic, doctor's office, emergency room or hospital, patients are confused, angry and left to wonder how those who have such extensive education could be so negligent.
Medical malpractice is considered an epidemic that continues to spread in the United States and the statistics are staggering. Every year more than 1.3 million people are injured due to medication errors. Every year up to 98,000 people may die in hospitals from doctor errors.
Every year the are more medical malpractice related deaths than those resulting from AIDS, breast cancer, and auto accidents combined.
If you or your loved one has been injured or died as a result of a medical malpractice, it is important to consult with a medical malpractice lawyer immediately to protect your legal rights. There are strict time limits for filing malpractice cases, so contact Mazraani & Liguori LLP as soon as possible by filling out our online contact form.
SOME COMMON TYPES OF MEDICAL MALPRACTICE ARE :
- Failure to diagnose a condition
- Delay in diagnosis
- Anesthesia error
- Improper consent prior to procedure
- Surgical error
- Improper treatment of an illness or disease
- Birth related injury, including cerebral palsy and brain damage
- Prescription drug error
HERE ARE SOME OF THE MEDICAL MALPRACTICE AREAS OUR INJURY LAW FIRM SPECIALIZES IN:
- Birth Injury
- Blood Thinning Drugs
- Brain Injury/Brain Damage
- Failure to Diagnose
- Cerebral & Erb's Palsy
- Sports Injuries