The healthcare industry and its practitioners are not infallible. Although never intentional, mistakes are made and negligence does occur. A simple misdiagnosis or the incorrect dispensing of the wrong medication can be as devastating as a blatant surgical error. Each year many Americans die as a result of medical errors. According to an Institute of Medicine report, between 44,000 and 98,000 Americans die in hospitals each year due to medical errors and the annual cost to society for such errors ranges from $17 to $29 billion. These figures only take into account hospital deaths. Medical errors can and do occur in every setting where health care is administered: in doctors' offices, hospitals, nursing homes, clinics, and patients' homes. Further, according to the Institute of Medicine, more people die from medical mistakes each year than from highway accidents, breast cancer, or AIDS. The Russo Firm objectively and diligently strives to identify whether or not the patient’s injuries or death were a direct result of negligence on the part of physician, nurse, pharmacist or other hospital based personnel.
Types Of Medical Malpractice Lawsuits
There are many types of Medical Malpractice claims. It is important to consult an attorney to discuss a potential medical malpractice suit. Although there are others, here is an example of some of the types of medical malpractice claims:
· Child birth
· Delayed diagnosis or treatment
· Diagnosis errors
· Drug reaction
· Failure to diagnose
· Failure to warn of risks
· Inadequate or improper medication
· Surgical infections
As experienced medical malpractice attorneys, we consult with medical experts in the appropriate fields, cut through red tape and the maze of paperwork and provide advice on how to best resolve your case. We are fully prepared to take your medical malpractice case to trial if we cannot reach a fair out-of-court settlement during the litigation process. The Russo Firm welcomes the opportunity to represent you in your medical malpractice case. Please contact us for a free consultation.
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If you or someone you know has been victimized by medical malpractice, you should seek immediate legal counsel to determine your next step. The Russo Firm works on a contingency fee basis, which means that you pay nothing unless there is a recovery.
If you or a loved one has been injured as a result of medical malpractice, call us at 561-270-0913 or toll free 844-847-8300 or contact us online to talk with an experienced lawyer about your injuries. If you can't travel to our office, we will come to you, or we can work by phone, fax, email or other methods of communication. Remember, you pay no fee unless we obtain compensation for you.