Medical malpractice occurs when a medical professional’s negligence causes injuries to a patient. Medical malpractice verdicts and settlements hold medical professionals accountable for their negligence and provide relief to patients who have suffered injuries as a result of that negligence. It is reported that 1 in 14 medical malpractice claims payout over one million dollars. Basic elements of medical malpractice include the following:
Medical malpractice is commonly thought of as a doctor making a mistake by performing a procedure, but there are actually a number of different circumstances in which a medical professional’s negligence may cause patient injuries. See below for a further explanation:
Our firm cares about our clients who have suffered injuries as a result of medical negligence and our goal is to see them compensated for their injuries. We have achieved multimillion-dollar recoveries for our clients in many medical malpractice cases including birth injuries and emergency room negligence. If you believe you have been or may have been a victim of medical malpractice, contact our Philadelphia medical malpractice attorney at The Weitz Firm, LLC to schedule a consultation. Our medical malpractice team has successfully handled medical malpractice cases for 25 years.