Medical malpractice is commonly associated with doctors making mistakes in treating patients. However, the scope of medical malpractice is much larger than this. Medical malpractice includes any treatment, lack of treatment, or other departure from accepted standards of medical care on the part of a health care provider that causes harm to a patient.
To bring a medical malpractice claim against a doctor, you must be able to prove a number of things:
The primary job of a medical malpractice lawyer is to prove that your doctor was negligent in his practice and the doctor’s negligence was the cause of your damages. By bringing a legal claim against the doctor or the medical facility where you were treated, your lawyer can help you receive compensation for your injuries.
For all medical malpractice claims, it is important to contact a personal injury attorney to determine whether you have a medical malpractice claim.
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