Nobody should ever have to worry about being harmed due to the careless or negligent actions of a medical professional. However, we know that these incidents occur, and victims should be able to obtain compensation for their injuries. At the Weitz Firm, our Philadelphia medical malpractice lawyers want to discuss the elements that need to be proven in order for a medical malpractice case to be successful. The goal of our team is to secure the compensation you are entitled to.
There are four basic elements of a medical malpractice case, and they must all be present in order to form the basis for a claim. The success of any medical malpractice case depends on an attorney being able to prove the following elements: duty, breach, causation, and damages.
It will be necessary to secure assistance from a skilled Philadelphia medical malpractice attorney in order to prove all of these elements and have a successful outcome for your case.
Researchers at Johns Hopkins University have said that medical mistakes are the third leading cause of death in the country, killing as many as 250,000 people a year and injuring perhaps millions more. Victims of medical malpractice often sustain lifelong injuries and experience significant emotional and physical suffering.
If you or loved one has been harmed due to the careless or negligent actions of a healthcare professional, you may be entitled to significant compensation. These cases are not easy, but the Weitz Firm is going to work on securing the compensation you need, including: