Our law office frequently receives telephone calls from client who tells us that “I want to sue for medical malpractice.” The calls are from patients or their family members who have been injured or harmed due to medical errors and mistakes. Many times, these matters involve the death of a patient and a family is inquiring about a wrongful death lawsuit.
Hospital errors are all too common and they cause up to 225,000 known deaths per year. However, the number may even be larger than that, as eighty percent of hospital errors go unreported by hospital employees, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).
Some of the most common hospital errors that give rise to medical malpractice lawsuits include:
- Wrongful Death
- Misdiagnosed cancer (lung cancer, cervical cancer, breast cancer)
- Birth Injuries/Cerebral Palsy and shoulder dystocia
- Misread x-rays and pap smears
- Emergency room error
- Medication error
- Surgical error
- Anesthesia error
- Severe Bedsores
- Hospital-based infections
If you or a family member was the victim of a medical mistake and you want to sue for medical malpractice, we can help you. The doctor or hospital may be liable for significant damages for the failure to provide appropriate treatment, especially when the injuries and damages caused by the medical negligence are substantial. We will review the complete medical charts and discuss them with board-certified doctors to determine if there was medical malpractice. If it is determined that a medical mistake caused a serious injury or death, we will vigorously pursue your case.
If you or a loved one is a victim of medical malpractice, you should contact an attorney immediately to assist you in your attempt to sue the hospital. The experienced lawyers of Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. represent clients under a NO FEE promise and win the highest possible settlements. Contact our office at (800) 606-1717 for a free consultation with one of our top-rated medical malpractice lawyers.