According to an article from MedScape, a court has ruled that a lawsuit can move forward against an oncologist who supposedly contributed to a patient’s death by administering chemotherapy without her consent.
If that is true, then this could be a major medical malpractice and wrongful death case. When it comes to consent, we know that doctors and surgeons must explain all of the risks associated with procedures to patients. If they fail to do so, they cannot get an informed consent from the patient.
We know that there are risks when it comes to any medical procedure, whether it is a medication being given, a surgery being performed, or even something as simple as physical therapy.
There are times when a healthcare professional’s negligence causes harm. Do you know where to turn if a medical mistake has hurt you or a loved one?
At the Weitz Firm, we will provide you with an experienced Philadelphia medical malpractice attorney to help you recover the compensation you deserve.
We wish we could say that surgeons, doctors, and nurses did not make mistakes, but the numbers tell us otherwise. Medical mistakes are now the third leading cause of death in the US, killing around 250,00 people a year.
How do these mistakes happen?
These are not the only ways in which a person can experience medical malpractice. If you or a loved one have been hurt due to a medical mistake, we advise you to seek legal assistance today. These cases can become complex and hard to understand, but an experienced attorney will be able to walk you through the entire process. At The Weitz Firm, we will be by your side the whole way. We know how scary medical mistakes can be. They can alter your life. We do not think you should have to pay for a mistake that is not your fault. When you need a Philadelphia medical malpractice attorney, you can contact us for a free consultation by clicking here or calling 267-587-6240.