Annually, a multitude of people in the United States die as a result of medical mistakes. Thousands more suffer injuries due to errors caused by anesthesiologists, doctors, nurses, surgeons, technicians, and other health care professionals. Ehline Law Firm PC of Temecula acts swiftly and with resolve for these victims of medical negligence in the Inland Empire and San Diego locales. With a record of major court and out of court victories, you can rest assured when you hire us, that you got yourself an expert who will take your opponents to the mat for a major win.
Frequently, health care institutions including emergency care centers, hospitals, nursing homes, and assisted living facilities are also found to be at fault. Even though, victims may associate their injury with medical error, a very low percentage of seriously injured patients ever file a claim.
Medical professionals have a duty to provide patients with reasonable care. If they disregard standard procedures or do not offer adequate treatment to a patient, they are negligent and have committed malpractice. Unreasonable behavior by a physician is a form of malpractice. Furthermore, a claim for malpractice can be made only if unreasonable behavior caused an injury or death. Malfunctioning medical devices have been proven responsible for the death of unsuspecting patients.
In other situations, victims of medical malpractice are subjected to infections while being hospitalized. Many doctors say that med mal cases are causing ballooning insurance rates, while others say this is a myth. Whatever the case may be, the push pull between the medical and plaintiff’s bar will not be ending anytime soon. The below list of health conditions associated with med-mal shows the real risks of botched treatment.
Although the list is long, some of the more common examples of medical malpractice leaving innocent patients with critical health conditions include:
- Birth Injuries & Defects
- Brain Damage
- Cerebral Palsy
- Drug Overdose
- Heart Attacks
- Infections Kidney Damage
- Renal Disease
- Septic Shock
- Spinal Cord Injuries
- Surgical Errors
- Traumatic Brain Injuries
If you believe you or a loved one were the victim of medical malpractice, you may be eligible for compensation. If this situation applies to you, a medical malpractice lawyer should be contacted right away. If you live or work in Temecula or Murrieta, dial 888-400-9721, to reach Ehline Law. We can analyze and simplify your case, then take action to pursue legal remedies.