Medical Malpractice

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Even the most highly trained doctors and nurses can make mistakes and these mistakes can have grave consequences. According to a report by The National Academy of Sciences’ Institute of Medicine, more than 225,000 Americans die each year due to medical negligence. The attorneys at McDermott-Hickey have decades of experience representing victims of medical malpractice. 

Types of Medical Malpractice

Negligence can occur during any stage of a patient’s care and treatment. Common areas of Medical Malpractice include:

  • Birth Injuries (to mother or child)
  • Surgical & Emergency Room Errors
  • Doctor / Nurse Errors
  • Pharmaceutical / Medication Errors
  • Misdiagnosis / Delayed Diagnosis
  • Post-Surgical Complications
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Elder Abuse / Nursing Home Neglect
  • Dehydration, Bedsores, Malnutrition
  • Falls, Patient Drops

Bringing a medical malpractice claim is no small matter. Medical providers vigorously defend claims of medical malpractice. You need a law firm with the resources and experience to investigate, prepare and if necessary bring your case to trial. Call today for a free consultation wherever it is convenient for you. 

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