If you or a loved one were injured due to something a doctor or other medical professional did, you may be wondering how to file a lawsuit. However, not all mistakes that happen with doctors and other medical professionals constitute medical malpractice.
Medical malpractice happens when a doctor, hospital, or other health care professional causes injury to a patient through an omission or a negligent act. These errors may occur as the result of an error in diagnosing the patient, treatment, aftercare, etc.
A medical malpractice claim is one of the most complex Ohio personal injury claims you can file. You do not want to attempt to negotiate this alone. You need the expertise of a skilled Ohio medical malpractice attorney who can help.
To reach the threshold of medical malpractice, the claim must meet certain characteristics including:
Medical malpractice claims can take many forms. Every case is unique because the circumstances are different. Some examples of possible medical negligence that could result in a medical malpractice claim include:
If you suspect that you are a victim of medical malpractice, it is important to reach out to a skilled Ohio medical malpractice attorney right away. The sooner you retain an attorney, the sooner they can start gathering evidence to help you present the strongest case possible. Contact Lafferty, Gallagher & Scott, LLC today to schedule an initial consultation.
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