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Medical Negligence Attorneys Discusses Michigan Lawsuits

Our Michigan medical negligence attorneys realize that many of times patients injured due to medical malpractice don’t always file a lawsuit, not understanding their rights or knowing they are a victim of malpractice. The Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences found that nearly 90,000 people lose their lives annually in the hospital, resulting from a medical error; however, only 2 percent of those who suffer injuries from medical negligence make claims.

Medical Malpractice Statistics

According to an article, Medical Malpractice Statistics by Abhiji Naik, an estimated 225,000 people die each year from some form of medical malpractice, from incorrect dosages to surgical errors. Out of those deaths, 106,000 is from the negative effects of their medication. Other medical malpractice statistics include:
  • A full half of medical malpractice lawsuits are filed against practicing surgeons.
  • The ratio between medical malpractice claims is 7.6.:1; for every 7.6 people who suffer injuries due to medical negligence, only one person files a malpractice claim.
  • Around 25% of the doctors in the United States get litigated for malpractice.
  • In 2010, 19,000 medical malpractice claim payments were made in the United States.

Most Common Malpractice Lawsuits Filed By Medical Negligence Attorneys

Medical negligence is the third largest cause of death in the United States. Some of the most common medical malpractice lawsuits include:
  • Anesthesia
  • Birth Injury
  • Misdiagnosis
  • Medication Errors
  • Surgery Mistakes

Get The Best Settlement For Your Medical Malpractice Case

Our medical negligence attorneys in Michigan will help you if you believe that you or a family member were the victim of medical malpractice in Michigan. The negligent hospital may be liable for significant damages caused by the medical mistake.

Free Michigan Medical Malpractice Book

If you would like more information about your legal rights as a result of medical malpractice, you can order our FREE book, “The Ultimate Michigan Medical Malpractice Handbook,” by Michigan medical malpractice attorney Lawrence J. Buckfire. The book is an insider’s report on medical malpractice claims and includes why most malpractice victims never receive compensation for their injuries. Our book sells for $14.95 on Amazon but Lawrence will send it to you FREE!

Contact Your Michigan Medical Negligence Attorneys Today

Patients who suffer injuries due to malpractice should the medical malpractice law firm of Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. Call us now at (800) 606-1717 to speak with one of our experienced medical negligence attorneys about your case.
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