Medical Malpractice Info

Medical Malpractice is the most commonly known type of malpractice, and this happens when a person who is supposed to be following normal or accepted standards of health care deviates from that health care standard. When this happens to you, it may be a good idea to talk to a medical malpractice attorney to find out what options are available to you.

What is Medical Malpractice?

Medical Malpractice
Medical Malpractice

Medical Malpractice occurs when a Doctor or Hospital falls below the Standard of Care required of a person or institution set by the medical community and generally accepted in the profession of medicine.

Common Occurrences of Medical Malpractice:

A surgeon can make a mistake on the operating table. An anesthesiologist can give the wrong dose of anesthesia and kill a patient or cause permanent injury. A doctor can misdiagnose a disease and give the wrong medication. A surgeon can accidentally leave foreign objects inside the patient. A hospital can provide the wrong blood for a transfusion. A hospital’s lab can mix up the patient’s blood with someone else’s.

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