Hospitals are supposed to be a sanctuary where you go to recover from your injuries. They’re where you go when you require the aid of highly educated medical professionals. However, according to the American College of Physicians, between 44,000 and 98,000 people die in hospitals each year because of medical errors.
Of course, most medical professionals are capable and passionate individuals who work very hard to safeguard the health of their patients. Although this may be the case, medical errors still occur and the consequences are usually devastating. It is often said that no victim is more innocent than patients who seek out medical attention from a doctor.
Like any legal matter, it can be hard to pursue a medical malpractice claim on your own. Instead, you’re going to want a team of passionate, highly trained professionals behind you when you make your claim in court. Doing so will make all the difference when it comes to receiving the compensation that you rightfully deserve for your suffering. The Ward Law Group is one such team. With nearly a decade of experience, you can rest assured knowing that your case will be in very capable hands.
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According to the American College of Physicians, roughly 2.9-3.7% of hospitalizations result in the occurrence of an adverse event. This may not sound like a large chunk of the pie, but it actually adds up to be quite a lot of cases. After all, a bad year results in roughly 100,000 deaths from medical malpractice alone.
There are many different causes of medical malpractice. However, most of them result from some form of negligence or lack of overall knowledge and experience. Here are some of the most common causes of medical malpractice in the United States:
These are only three of the most common causes, however. Other factors include:
Any one of these causes may lead to permanent injury or wrongful death in patients. If you have been on the receiving end of any of these medical errors, please seek out legal consultation as soon as you are able. Contact a medical malpractice lawyer today!
Medical malpractice injuries are rather hard to classify, as almost anything that happens will depend on the nature of the mistake and the elements of the individual case. That being said, here is a list of some of the possible injuries that may occur from medical malpractice:
When you suffer injuries resulting from the negligence of others, you need an experienced legal team to back you every step of the way. With expert legal consultation, you may be able to walk away with the following forms of compensation:
With nearly a decade of experience, The Ward Law Group has recovered millions of dollars in every kind of medical malpractice claim under the sun. This is the kind of legal team that you want representing you every step of the way. Don’t leave your claim up to chance with big-name insurance adjusters. Contact us today!
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More so than most other cases, medical malpractice is very taxing on the patient. These cases are very complex and come with societal stigmas that make them difficult to present before a jury. That being said, there are five general steps you should take after an accident:
Remember, big-name insurance adjusters will do everything in their power to make sure that you do not walk away with the compensation that you rightfully deserve. Don’t let them get away with it! The Ward Law Group is passionate about making sure that you are fully taken care of in your legal pursuit against medical malpractice. Get your claim started off on the right foot by contacting our team of medical malpractice lawyers today.
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