Medical Malpractice Attorneys Protecting Texans

 

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Patients put not only their health but also their lives in the hands of doctors and other medical professionals. Unfortunately, not all doctors and medical professionals take their duty to their patients seriously. Contact The Carlson Law Firm if something did not go as discussed with your medical procedure, or if your situation demands the attention of a medical malpractice attorney.

ccording to the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), medical malpractice is the third leading cause of death in the United States. That’s right behind heart disease and cancer.

Anesthesia Errors

In law, anesthesia error claims occur when a patient experiences unnecessary harm as a result of errors in administering anesthesia. If you, or someone you love suffered because of negligently administered anesthesia, it is in your best interest to contact a skilled medical malpractice attorney, to protect your rights.

Cerebral Palsy

Prior to a baby’s birth, the doctor should be able to diagnose the mother for potential infections, risk factors or complications during childbirth in addition to determining the baby’s size and proper course of delivery to ensure the safest possible birth. If a doctor failed to diagnose or plan around certain conditions, they may be liable for injuries or responsible for malpractice.

Dental Malpractice

Dentists and oral surgeons are required to comply with the standard of care during dental consultations, routine examinations and surgery. If the standard of care is ignored or overlooked, serious injury — and in extreme cases, death — can occur in the dentist’s chair.

Emergency Room Errors

The chaotic nature of emergency rooms can lead to numerous emergency room errors. When physicians, nurses, surgeons, general hospital employees and/or paramedics are neglectful in their responsibilities to patients and injuries are sustained, emergency room medical malpractice lawsuits may be filed.

Medication Error

When you receive a prescription from your medical provider, you trust that it’s the right medication for you, but that isn’t always the case. Every year in the United States, thousands of people die as a result of medication errors. Victims of medication errors are often patients who receive the wrong drug, incorrect dosage, medicines they are allergic to, those who are given a combination of drugs which cause adverse effects whose health problems are not taken into consideration.

Misdiagnosis

One of the most common medical mistakes is the misdiagnosis of symptoms or the failure to diagnose a medical condition. When warning signs or symptoms are present, it is often critical to the patient’s health that the doctor recognize those symptoms and make a prompt diagnosis.

Post-Op Negligence

Every patient needs to be properly monitored after any type of surgery. Without postoperative care, you could risk infection or other complications that could lead to serious injuries. If the lack of postoperative care that caused your injuries was the result of negligence or misconduct, you may be eligible for compensation for your injuries.

And More

There are many different scenarios that may lead to a medical malpractice claim. Contact The Carlson Law Firm if something did not go as discussed with your medical procedure, or if your situation demands the attention of a medical malpractice attorney.


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