Medical malpractice, sometimes referred to as medical negligence, refers to any medical mistake made by a doctor or other medical professional that leads to personal injury or wrongful death. Medical malpractice can be the result of negligence on the part of the doctor, nurse, hospital or other medical staff. Medical malpractice can result from an action taken by the medical provider or by the failure to take medically appropriate action. Some examples of medical malpractice include:
Medical malpractice law is a highly technical field of law and can be expensive and time consuming to pursue. You need an attorney who will fight for you and understands the devastating effects of a medical negligence claim. If you or someone you love has suffered an injury or wrongful death due to surgical errors or medical complications, medication errors, or any other breach in the standard of care owed to you by a doctor or hospital, contact Brown & Musslewhite to schedule your no cost consultation.