Medical malpractice affects thousands of Americans every year. While medicine is an imprecise science and the outcome of a procedure or treatment can never be guaranteed, there are still rules and protocols a doctor must follow when treating or diagnosing a patient. Medical malpractice occurs when a doctor fails to follow the accepted standard of medical care in his or her field of medicine and, as a result, injures or kills a patient.
A medical malpractice lawsuit can be filed against any healthcare professional, including:
A North Carolina medical malpractice attorney at our firm may be able to assist you with any type of medical malpractice claim, including:
Medical malpractice can reduce the quality of a victim’s life for years, if not permanently. Victims of medical malpractice typically require additional medical care, ongoing physical therapy and many other costly treatments. Fortunately, the law entitles medical malpractice victims to compensation if they can prove the doctor or healthcare worker was negligent in his or her care. If you think you may be a victim of medical malpractice, you should consider speaking with an attorney about your legal rights and options. An experienced lawyer can review your claim to determine if malpractice was a factor in your injury. In cases of wrongful death, your attorney at Lanier Law Group, P.A. can help you obtain the compensation you may need to care for surviving family members.
If your claim is valid, you can trust our experienced staff to help you file your claim against the appropriate party. We accept medical and pharmacy malpractice cases on behalf of clients throughout the state of North Carolina, and have offices in Burlington, Durham, Greensboro, Charlotte, Jamestown, Raleigh, Fayetteville, Wilmington, Greenville, Asheville, and Winston-Salem. We know how devastating a medical malpractice injury can be, which is why we make it our priority to help our clients recover compensation for their injuries, pain and suffering, medical bills and lost wages.
There’s no denying the facts about medical malpractice — it happens in virtually every hospital and more frequently that you might imagine. Unfortunately, many people who have suffered unnecessarily at the hands of a negligent medical professional are hesitant to pursue legal action. Most are unsure of whether they have a valid claim, whether the statute of limitations has expired or whether certain actions even constitute malpractice.
If you are in this situation, it is important to understand what forms medical malpractice can take. By visiting our firm’s medical malpractice website, you may gain a deeper understanding of your rights as an injured patient and make a more informed decision about the future of your case — with the help of a legal professional.
If you suffer an injury at the hands of a doctor, nurse or other medical provider, you deserve fair compensation. We at Lanier Law Group, P.A. are dedicated to helping you get it. To schedule a free initial consultation with one of our skilled attorneys, call us at 855-234-7619 or contact us online.
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