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If you or someone you love has suffered because of medical malpractice, it may be in your best interest to discuss the situation with reliable medical malpractice attorneys Washington, DC is fortunate to have in its midst.

When a patient is injured or becomes ill because of a doctor’s, hospital’s, or other healthcare professional or facilty’s negligence or an act of ommission, the patient may be entitled to compensation for expenses related to their injury, as well as for their pain and suffering. When a loved one tragically dies because of this, their surviving, immediate family members may be entitled to compensation for expenses caused by the deceased’s injury or illness and financial hardships that are the result of their loved one’s death, as well as for their pain and grieving.

If you or someone close to you has suffered from medical malpractice in Washington, DC, or if a much loved family member has tragically died because of this, you may find it very helpful to have attorneys looking out for your rights, on your side.

Personal Injury Medical Malpractice Claims

In legal terms, personal injury refers to someone who has been injured or become ill as a result of another party’s negligence, malice or reckless behavior. In a personal injury medical malpractice claim, negligence is the the legal concept that commonly drives the framework of fault. This negligence can come in different forms including but not limited to, errors in diagnosis, treatment, aftercare, or health management. A healthcare professional or facility can be found to be negligent because of doing something wrong and harming a patient, or failing to do something correctly, and it results in a patient’s injury or illness.

Common Causes of Medical Malpractice

What constitute medical malpractice can take on many different forms. Keep in mind though, just because a healthcare provider or hospital could not cure someone or make them better, and they may have even lost their life, this does not necessarily constitute medical malpractice. To have a valid medical malpractice claim, the plaintiff (the medical malpractice victim and/or their immediate family) needs to be able to prove that they were the healthcare provider’s patient, and that their injury is a direct result of the provider’s negligence.

If you think you may have a medical malpractice claim, the sooner you contact medical malpractice attorneys that are licensed to protect people in Washington, DC, the sooner they may be able to start doing this.

Common situation where medical negligence may lead to a lawsuit include but are not limited to:

  • Failure to recognize symptoms
  • Not taking proper patient history or disregarding it
  • Failure to order proper tests
  • Failure to diagnose or misdiagnosis
  • Unnecessary surgery
  • Misreading or not paying attention to laboratory, and/or other test results
  • Improper medication or dosage
  • Premature discharge
  • Poor follow-up regarding aftercare
  • Wrong surgery or procedure

For highly rated medical malpractice attorneys Washington, DC medical malpractice victims can rely on, contact Cohen & Cohen 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, for a free case evaluation.

Medical Negligence

If you or someone you love is suffering because of a physician’s or other healthcare practitioner’s negligence in the state of Maryland, it may be in your best interest to discuss your situation with Silver Spring, MD hospital accident lawyers who have a track record of successfully defending injured people and their families’ rights.  

For those facing hardship as a result of a medical treatment gone wrong, they should consider hiring a personal injury attorney from Cohen & Cohen to represent their case. We have been fighting for the compensation and rights of the community since opening our doors over 35 years ago. It is our passion to seek justice for those suffering as a result of a medical treatments gone awry, and we understand how emotionally and financially challenging this time can be for people going through this. We can provide strategic legal counsel and genuine empathy to everyone who walks through our doors. For reputable Silver Spring, MD hospital accident lawyers, contact Cohen & Cohen any time of the day or evening, any day of the year.

What Makes Our Legal Team Different

  • A team of highly professional & trained personal injury lawyers
  • Attentive and personal to client needs
  • Works closely with each client & his or her doctor
  • Clients are up-to-date and informed on all aspects of their case
  • We are respectful and sympathetic to your circumstances

Additional Types of Malpractice in Medicine

  • Wrongly chosen prescriptions
  • Surgery Errors
  • Products that become defective
  • Failure to notice possible complications
  • Incorrect medication dosages
  • Mistakes during anesthesia
  • Ineffective or dangerous drugs
  • Failure to diagnose correctly
  • Child birth errors and injuries

When someone is injured because of the negligence of a healthcare professional in Maryland, it may be in their and their family’s best interest to discuss their situation with Silver Spring, MD hospital accident lawyers who have successfully defended the rights of medical malpractice victims.

Every year there are thousands of people who endure, or have to help loved ones that have suffered, the common types of malpractices listed above. Unfortunately, health insurance companies are often employ skilled attorneys that are ready to jump at protecting the company’s reputation and finances, and to prevent news attention. Their team may do anything and everything to keep a mistake that is the result of the negligence of a doctor or staff, away from the awareness of the public.

When you retain a personal injury attorney at Cohen & Cohen, we can fight for you against very strong and large insurance companies. We can seek to bring to light any details surrounding your case. In particular, we can bring awareness to evidence that supports your case, and increases your chances of being awarded restitution for the mistake, as well as for your pain and suffering.

It is natural for us to rely on and to trust our doctors and medical professionals. However, they are capable of making mistakes just like us. Unfortunately, these mistakes often can be severe enough to completely change a person’s life and way of living forever. Not only is this unjust, but a medical professional who causes this should be held accountable in a court of law. A personal injury lawyer at Cohen & Cohen can go over the legal process with you and ensure all necessary documentation is ready for the courtroom.

Please give us a call today to receive your very first initial consultation free. We believe in getting reprisal for our clients, and a personal injury attorney from Cohen & Cohen can alleviate the many stresses you may face throughout the process. Contact us as soon as possible so we can speak with you, either over the phone or in person at your next availability.

For Silver Spring, MD hospital accident lawyers that medical malpractice injury victims and their families can rely on, contact Cohen & Cohen today.

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