Amarillo Medical Malpractice Lawyer
Seasoned Personal Injury Attorney in Texas
Did you suffer injury due to the negligence or omission of a medical practitioner, such as a doctor or dentist? Unfortunately, medical errors have become all too common in the U.S. According to the U.S. National Library of Medicine, studies show that more than 250,000 deaths occur annually due to medical errors, and less than 10 percent of these errors are reported. If you or someone you love has been harmed due to medical error, you may be able to secure compensation for damages. At Quackenbush Law Firm, the personal injury lawyer is a trial-tested professional with the knowledge, resources, and tenacity to fight for the justice you deserve.
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The Basis of Medical Malpractice
Medical malpractice can occur at the hands of doctors, surgeons, nurses, physical therapists, dentists, and any other medical professional.
Medical negligence can be in any form, such as:
- Hospital negligence
- Nursing negligence
- Medication errors
- VA hospital negligence
- Lack of diagnosis, wrong diagnosis, or delayed diagnosis
- Wrong medical treatment or a wrongful application of a treatment
- Surgical errors, such as wrong-site surgery or leaving behind surgical sponges, scalpels, scissors, gloves, and sutures in the patient’s body
- Improper or lack of care during recovery
- Improper health management
Can You Sue a Doctor for Negligence in Texas?
Yes, you have up to two years to bring a lawsuit to court if a doctor fails to provide proper medical care or injures a person by medical negligence in Texas.
Once again, medical malpractice happens when a healthcare provider is negligent or when a doctor does give appropriate content to a patient. An individual must file a lawsuit from the date the malpractice occurred.
Medical malpractice claims are a violation of standard care in the medical profession. This violation then leads to the patient’s injury, which results in extensive damages, such as pain and suffering, loss of wages or income, significant past and future medical expenses, loss of enjoyment of life, or disability.
Individuals who suffer medical malpractice may suffer chronic infections, pain, swelling, fatigue, and even organ failure. They may be subject to multiple surgeries and other hospitalized medical treatments, especially when the error has gone undetected for a long time.
Why You Need a Amarillo Medical Malpractice Attorney
Texas has some of the most restrictive laws when it comes to pursuing a medical malpractice claim. These laws are more favorable to the medical community than to those who have suffered its negligence. Additionally, medical malpractice claims are complex matters to prove due to the need for proper evidence and expert testimony. It is critical that you retain an attorney who is experienced in court and who has the skills and resources to properly substantiate your claim. My firm has the capabilities you need for this legal action.
Connect with Quackenbush Law Firm to discuss your case today. Call (806) 424-4108.