The Key Factors in a Medical Malpractice Case

Medical Malpractice Cases can be extremely complex and it is critical that you have strong legal representation from an experienced medical malpractice attorney in Missouri. Because medical malpractice cases are so complex, it can be difficult as a victim to really know what constitutes a real case. The medical malpractice lawyers at Deputy and Mizell are here to point out some of the key factors in a medical malpractice case and if you have any questions, do not hesitate to call 1-877-532-2191 to schedule a free consultation.

The Key Factors in a Medical Malpractice Case

Patient Consent

If a doctor performs treatment on you without your consent, you may have grounds for a medical malpractice claim. In order for you to give consent properly, you must know all the risks, benefits and possible other options of the proposed treatment (the doctor must list them to you). You must be able to mentally comprehend this information and you must give your permission on a waiver consenting to the proposed treatment. If these actions aren’t taken before the doctor performs his or her treatment on you, you could have a viable case.

Healthcare Worker Negligence

Too often injuries are caused by healthcare worker negligence. To prove healthcare worker negligence you must explain how a professional doctor would have treated you then point out how the doctor in question failed to do so correctly. This all comes down to the “standard of care.” The standard of care is the level of healthcare you should get from a competent and skilled healthcare professional.

The Consequences

The consequences of medical malpractice can come in many forms, but they must be present to have a viable case. For example, the damages may include suffering, pain, the loss of income due to the injury or a disability.

Get Yourself Strong Representation in Any Medical Malpractice Claim.

Our medical malpractice attorneys at the Lake of the Ozarks have successfully helped clients to resolve a wide variety of claims involving physician mistakes and other acts of medical negligence. We believe nobody is above the law when the health and safety of innocent people are at stake. We have no fear about taking on major health care organizations when their actions cause serious injuries to innocent people.

Our firm has experience handling all types of medical malpractice claims, including the following:

– Surgical errors
– Misdiagnosis or delayed diagnosis
– Childbirth injuries, including cerebral palsy and Erb’s palsy
– Prescription medication errors
– Anesthesia errors
– Failure to diagnose a serious medical condition

Contact our office today to schedule your free initial consultation with a lawyer serving Miller County. We are available during regular business hours and by appointment evenings and weekends. You can reach us by phone at 417-532-2191 or toll-free at 1-877-532-2191. Medical Malpractice representation you can count on is just a call away.

 

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