Medical malpractice is the absence or lack of reasonable care provided by a medical professional ( Physician or Hospital Staff ) that results in injury to the patient.
We consult doctors every day and seek their advice and help. Whether it is a routine physical or a life or death surgery, patients put their lives into doctors’ hands all the time. However, sometimes things go terribly wrong. If this should happen to you or one of your family members do not hesitate to contact the Law firm of Ford and Laurel, San Antonio’s Personal Injury Lawyers, your victimization can be be stopped and you may have recourse to adequate compensation for your suffering.
Medical Malpractice Lawyers to represent you in San Antonio
Medical Malpractice is a very broad category, but to generalize the meaning, it occurs when a patient is not adequately cared for or professionally and competently treated by a medical professional.
*Statistics show that every year in the US 193.000 people die because of medical errors, an estimated 40,000 to 80,000 U.S hospital deaths are a result of medial errors. The study notes that about 1.5 million patient-safety incidents happened among the 37 million hospitalizations in the Medicare population over the years 2000-2002.Costs to the Hospital associated with such patient care errors are estimated at $324 million in one month alone. The total costs involved in preventable mistakes that result in injury or death (adverse events) each year are unknown, but are estimated at somewhere between $17 billion and $30 billion. Between 15,000 and 19,000 malpractice suits are brought forth against Medical Doctors each year.
If Medical Malpractice has happened to you or someone you know, you should immediately consult our law firm about your case. Ford and Laurel Attorneys at Law will help you understand your specific case as it relates to medical malpractice. Mistakes made by a medical professional can have severe and long lasting negative effects on an individual, we can help your cause to get the right amount of compensation, if you feel that you are a victim of Medical Negligence or Malpractice. Call us at 210-820-3434 to schedule a consultation with our San Antonio-Laredo Medical Malpractice Lawyers.
We cover many areas of malpractice including:
- Improper Diagnosis
- Improper Treatment
- Lack of Informed Consent
- Errors in the ER
- Prescription Errors
- Birth Injuries
- Hospital Malpractice
- Dental Malpractice
- Wrongful Death
Misdiagnosis On Medical Cases
The attorneys of Ford & Laurel, know that falling victim to medical malpractice takes a toll on a person mentally, physically and, sometimes, financially.
According to a recent study, nearly 30% of cases involve some sort of misdiagnosis, resulting in a vast amount of injuries to patients. There are many reasons for a misdiagnosis. Some doctors do not have the same training as others, or are so caught up with other issues it may cause them to miss something in the diagnosis.
*statistics from wikipedia
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If you or someone you love has been subjected to a medical misdiagnosis, you might be entitled to compensation. Speak with an experienced and dedicated medical malpractice lawyer. To find out how much you can expect to receive if you succeed in your claim, contact the attorneys at Ford & Laurel. Arrange for a free case evaluation with a member of our legal team today!
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