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Medical Malpractice Lawyers

If you are like most people, you put your trust in the hands and knowledge of doctors and other medical professionals. Unfortunately, just like everyone else, these individuals are only human, and mistakes can occur.

Your doctor may make the wrong decision or order the wrong medication. However, this alone is not considered medical malpractice, nor do you have the right to legal action.

Those in the medical field must use their judgment daily, and making a wrong choice doesn’t mean they provide substandard care. While this is true, there are other situations when a doctor’s mistake could have been avoided. You may have grounds to file a medical malpractice claim in these situations.

You have the right to seek compensation if you experience harm due to reckless or careless medical care. We are here to help. Our medical malpractice attorneys at the Bernard Law Group will represent you and show you were the victim of medical malpractice. We will work to gather evidence and build a case that shows you deserve compensation.

Understanding Medical Malpractice

At Bernard Law Group, our clients need to clearly understand what medical malpractice is, its common forms, and its impact on patients’ lives.

What is Medical Malpractice?

Medical malpractice occurs when a healthcare professional, such as a doctor or nurse, fails to provide the standard of care that is expected in their field, leading to harm, injury, or death of a patient.

This standard of care is typically defined as the level and type of care that a reasonably competent and skilled healthcare professional with a similar background and in the same medical community would have provided under the same or similar circumstances.

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Common Types of Medical Malpractice

Medical malpractice can manifest in various ways, but some of the most common types include:

  • Misdiagnosis or Delayed Diagnosis: This happens when a healthcare provider incorrectly diagnoses a condition or fails to diagnose it in a timely manner, potentially leading to incorrect or delayed treatment and worsening the patient’s condition.
  • Surgical Errors: These are mistakes made during surgery, such as operating on the wrong body part, leaving surgical instruments inside the body, or performing an incorrect surgical procedure.
  • Medication Errors: These occur when a patient is given the wrong medication or dosage, which can lead to serious side effects or hinder the treatment of their condition.

Impact of Medical Malpractice on Patients

The consequences of medical malpractice can be profound and far-reaching. Patients may suffer from physical pain, emotional distress, prolonged or permanent disability, and, in some cases, life-threatening conditions. Additionally, victims often face financial burdens due to additional medical bills, lost wages, and long-term care costs.

The Role of Medical Malpractice Lawyers

At the Bernard Law Group, we take our role as medical malpractice lawyers seriously. Our mission is to assist victims of medical negligence, guiding them through the legal process to secure the justice and compensation they deserve.

Assisting Victims of Medical Malpractice

When you turn to us after experiencing medical malpractice, our first step is to listen to your story and understand the details of your case. We then offer the following:

  • Representation: We represent you in all legal proceedings, advocating to ensure your voice is heard. Our representation includes dealing with healthcare providers, insurance companies, and other parties involved in your case.
  • Legal Advice: We provide clear, informed legal advice tailored to your situation. Understanding your rights and options is crucial, and we ensure you have all the necessary information to make informed decisions.
  • Seeking Compensation: We work tirelessly to secure compensation for damages you’ve suffered, such as medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, and other losses resulting from the malpractice.

Investigating a Medical Malpractice Claim

Investigating a medical malpractice claim is a meticulous process we handle with the utmost care and attention to detail. This includes:

  • Reviewing Medical Records: We thoroughly review your medical records to understand the treatment you received and identify any deviations from standard medical practices.
  • Consulting Medical Experts: We collaborate with medical experts who help us assess your care and provide insights into how it may have deviated from accepted medical standards.
  • Gathering Evidence: We collect all relevant evidence, including medical records, testimonies from medical professionals, and other pertinent information, to build a strong case on your behalf.

Interpreting Medical Records and Evidence

Our legal expertise extends to the intricate task of interpreting medical records and evidence. We understand the complexities of medical terminology and procedures, which allows us to:

We pinpoint where and how the standard of care was breached, correlating it with the harm suffered. By accurately interpreting medical data, we can construct a compelling argument demonstrating the link between the medical professional’s actions and the harm caused to you.

Contact Us for Help with Your Medical Malpractice Case

At Bernard Law Group, we are dedicated to providing our clients with comprehensive legal

support in medical malpractice cases. Our experience and commitment to our clients ensure that we are well-equipped to handle these challenging cases and strive for the best possible outcomes. If you believe you have been a victim of medical malpractice, we are here to help you navigate the legal process and fight for your rights.

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