Medical Malpractice

Medical malpractice occurs when a patient is harmed by a doctor (or other medical professional) who fails to competently perform his or her medical duties. When a patient is injured due to the negligence of a medical professional, they may be able to file a lawsuit and recover damages attributable to the medical professionals conduct.

To succeed in a medical malpractice lawsuit, the plaintiff must prove there was a patient/doctor relationship, duty of care to perform up to the accepted standard of the medical community., a breach of that duty, causation and damages; that is that the injury caused by the healthcare provider’s negligence must have caused either economic or non-economic damages.

EsteemLaw can help you with the following types of Medical Malpractice:
• Chiropractic Malpractice;
• Medical Device Error;
• Anesthesia Errors
• Hospital Vicarious Liability;
• Hospital Malpractice;
• Misdiagnosis or Delayed Diagnosis
• Postoperative Negligence;
• Cosmetic Surgery Malpractice;
• Dental Malpractice;
• Medication Error Malpractice;
• OBGYN Malpractice;
• Orthopedic Malpractice;
• Psychiatric Malpractice; and
• Surgical Error Malpractice.

Have you or any of your loved ones been injured by a healthcare professional? If so, you may be able to file a medical malpractice lawsuit to recover compensation for any of the following:

Medical Expenses: These damages cover the cost of hospital stays, doctor visits, physical therapy, prescription drugs, medical devices and similar expenses. When an injury is severe or permanent, the medical malpractice victim may also be awarded compensation for future medical expenses.

Lost Wages: Patients who must take time away from work to recover from their medical malpractice injuries may be able to collect compensation for lost wages.

Loss of earning capacity: When a patient is unable to earn the same amount of money as he or she did prior to their accident, they may be awarded compensation for a loss of earning capacity.

Pain and suffering: Medical malpractice damages for pain and suffering typically compensate the victim for the physical pain caused by their injuries. These damages may also include compensation for emotional distress, which refers to the anxiety, depression, fear, frustration and other mental suffering that can develop as a result of a medical malpractice injury.

Loss of Consortium: The spouse of the medical malpractice victim may be able to recover compensation for the loss of marital benefits. Loss of companionship, sexual relations, affection, and comfort are among the compensable marital benefits. Loss of consortium medical malpractice damages are typically awarded in cases of life-changing or permanent injuries.

Other Damages: There are other damages available in certain situations, including loss of life’s enjoyment, compensation for disability or disfigurement, loss of parental support, loss of companionship, etc.

Attorney Fees
We do not collect any fees unless we win your case. All our injury cases are handled on a contingency basis, You do not owe any attorneys’ fees unless we recover financial compensation in your case.

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