We may be able to, on your behalf, file a claim against the hospital, the insurance company, other providers, the doctor, or the nurse that may have been negligent in your treatment and ultimately caused you harm or damages. If you may be the victim of medical malpractice call Mario, Gunde, Peters, Rhoden & Kelley right away. We will explain your rights and what actions you should take right now. Your recovery of damages months or even years in the future could depend on what you do in the next few days.
In medical malpractice lawsuits damages can be awarded to compensate the injured patient. These damages can include:
- Medical expenses such as hospital and doctor bills, physical therapy and prescriptions.
- Lost wages for the wages the patient could have earned but for the medical malpractice. The lost wages can be for time temporarily away from work or for wages lost if the patient can never return to earning the same wages.
- Pain and suffering. Medical Malpractice can result in great pain and suffering. This pain can be physical pain but also includes mental suffering such as fear, depression or anxiety.
Medical Malpractice can occur in a wide variety of situations. It could happen at the start of your care, with an accident in the ambulance, with faulty care, or negligent driving of the ambulance.
The initial diagnosis can be negligent or an anesthesiologist can make a careless error. Medical providers have to maintain a standard of care even in hectic, crowded emergency rooms. There are many other ways a health care provider can be negligent. To see if your situation may be Medical Malpractice call to speak with an attorney at Mario, Gunde, Peters, Rhoden & Kelley at (321) 631-0506.