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There is no charge for your initial consultation with a KBG Injury Law personal injury attorney. This allows you to explore your options and determine whether moving forward with your case is the best decision for you on a risk-free basis. An initial consultation is the all-important first step to getting the results you deserve.
We place a great deal of faith in the medical professionals who treat our illnesses and injuries. We trust their advice. In most cases, these health practitioners deliver excellent care that facilitates the healing and recovery process.
While most healthcare providers are committed to ensuring the well-being of their patients, they are not infallible. If they make an error in judgment or do not follow treatment standards or protocols, it could have dire consequences for the patient. These instances of medical malpractice can cause severe disability and even death.
What Constitutes Medical Malpractice?
Medical malpractice happens when a healthcare professional’s negligence results in an injury to a patient. The injury can happen due to an action taken by a physician, nurse or any provider. An omission of care can also lead to malpractice. It does not matter whether the action or inaction is intentional or unintentional.
Examples of medical malpractice include:
Failure to properly diagnose an illness or injury or recognize a patient’s symptoms
Performing unnecessary surgery
Delivering inadequate follow-up care
Discharging a patient from a healthcare facility too soon
Failure to order appropriate medical tests
Ignoring or misreading laboratory results
Infections that occur during hospitalization
Failure to consider the patient’s medical history
Performing surgery on the wrong area of the body
Mistakes when prescribing medication
A claim must meet the following criteria to show medical malpractice under the law:
A relationship existed between the practitioner and the patient
The practitioner violated the standard of care
The patient’s injury resulted from the practitioner’s negligence
The injury caused significant damage
Should You Sue the Healthcare Provider for Medical Malpractice?
While you can sue a practitioner if you believe that he or she has committed malpractice, the process can be time-consuming and expensive. You may try talking to your doctor first — in many cases, he or she can remedy the issue. You can also contact the medical licensing board to determine if there are additional steps you can take to correct the problem.
Consulting Medical Malpractice Attorneys
If you feel you need legal assistance with your situation, medical malpractice lawyers are available to assist you. Your attorney can review the case and help you determine the best course of action. You may be able to reach an out-of-court settlement with the physician’s malpractice insurance provider or file a suit to recover monetary damages.
In Pennsylvania, you have two years to file a medical malpractice claim, so it is imperative to act quickly.
Contact KBG Injury to Discuss Your Medical Malpractice Case
If you need to consult with a York medical malpractice lawyer, the caring professionals at KBG Injury Law can help. Our attorneys have extensive experience handling all types of medical malpractice cases. We will work with you to develop and implement an effective legal strategy that will deliver the best results for your situation.
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