Medical problems can create for some scary times. Your health is a top priority While medical language can be tricky to navigate, doctors are there to help guide you through these tough times. They can break it down in terms that you will be able to understand more thoroughly. These times of trouble cause so much uncertainty in our lives, but we put our trust in doctors. They do whatever they can to make sure you receive the best treatment possible. Although doctors are highly intelligent individuals who carry out a selfless job, they can make mistakes just like everybody else. Healthcare professionals are held to a certain standard of care that they must practice when caring for people daily. If these professionals failed to care for you or your loved one due to negligence, carelessness or misjudgment, this can qualify as medical malpractice. You can seek legal counsel in order to present your case and find out what you can do next.
What is considered to be medical malpractice?
Medical malpractice can be defined as a form of negligence by a healthcare professional. When these trusted individuals fail to meet their expected standard of care, there can be consequences. Their standard of care is based on their peers and the institutions that they are associated with. There are many different forms of medical malpractice. These include: failure to diagnose, delayed diagnosis, surgical mistakes, emergency room mistakes, prescription errors and overdoses, labor and birth injuries, anesthesia errors, inadequate consent, hospital-acquired or post-surgical infections and improper care and follow-up. If you or a loved one has been exposed to one of these incidents, contact a professional medical malpractice attorney to explain your situation. They can help guide you in seeking the best legal action to take.
If you have a valid case involving medical malpractice, you can be entitled to compensation. This compensation can include economic damages, such as payment for medical bills, lost wages and future wages. If you have lost a loved one due to medical malpractice by a healthcare professional or medical institution, you can set forth a wrongful death claim. A representative of the estate is also entitled to bring a survivor’s action against the wrongful party.
Due to the complexity of medical malpractice cases, it’s always best to talk to an attorney. These cases can be hard to handle under emotional distress and can become complicated in terms of the negligence or mishandling done by the medical professional. Our firm is experienced when it involves cases of medical malpractice and we want to seek out the best conclusion for you and your family.
Albers & Associates is comprised of experienced personal injury, criminal defense, and family law attorneys. Our firm is proud to serve clients in Baltimore, Maryland. If you require strong legal representation that will fight to protect your future, contact the attorneys at Albers & Associates to schedule a consultation.