As experienced injury attorneys, we know that cases involving medical malpractice are often the most difficult to prove. In fact, building a solid case requires a law firm who has the financial resources, access to medical experts, and substantial knowledge of the medical field necessary to win. At The Justice Firm, we bring extensive experience and a passion for justice to the table. We work diligently for every client, using our knowledge and legal skill to obtain positive results. If you or a loved one are the victim of medical malpractice, we urge you to contact our Los Angeles personal injury lawyers now.
Also referred to as medical negligence, this is an issue that has become more and more serious across the entire nation in recent years. According to the National Academy of Sciences, more than 95,000 individuals lose their lives each year because of medical errors at hospitals. Medication errors are also common, and result in the loss of thousands of lives each year. As compassionate medical malpractice attorneys in Orange County, we work diligently to secure fair compensation for victims and their families.Are You a Victim of Medical Malpractice in California?
Many people are not certain what the term "medical malpractice" actually means. Essentially, this term means that a medical professional, whether in a hospital or clinic setting, was negligent in some way. Medical negligence may occur when a doctor misdiagnoses a patient, prescribes the wrong medication or dosage, or fails to provide care (an act of omission). A surgeon may make a mistake in the process of performing surgery. While doctors, surgeons, and other medical professionals are not legally responsible for all injuries or harm a person may suffer, they are required to provide patients treatment that meets an accepted standard of practice.Hiring a Capable LA Medical Malpractice Attorney is Critical to Good Results
Some examples of medical negligence or malpractice include:
- Birth defects or injuries
- Anesthesia errors
- Failure to properly diagnose (heart disease, cancer, etc.)
- Surgical errors
- Delay in treatment
- Failure to provide proper treatment
As mentioned earlier, these types of cases can be particularly challenging. Laws regarding medical malpractice are complicated, and you can be sure that the defendant(s) (doctor, anesthesiologist, or medical facility) will have an aggressive lawyer on their side to fight your claim.
A misdiagnosis or error in a surgical procedure can lead to injuries that are more serious, or even permanently disabling. Even worse, many cases of medical negligence will end in death. While we trust educated and skilled doctors, nurses, and other healthcare providers with our lives, mistakes are made in the patient care industry every day. These mistakes can be extremely costly to the patient or the family, and may include medical costs, funeral/burial costs, pain and suffering, lost income, future treatment costs, and more.
If you or a loved one are the victim of medical malpractice, contact our Los Angeles medical negligence lawyers immediately. We are ready to begin work on your case now, and will aggressively pursue the full damages you deserve. Call us today at 310-914-2444.