Medical malpractice has become all too common by careless health physicians and surgeons. Whether you believe you or someone close is a victim of medical malpractice, it’s important to understand what the term entails before proceeding with a case. Medical malpractice takes several forms, however, it’s commonly defined that a doctor will be held liable if his/her contact fails to meet standard care provided by other physicians in similar circumstances.
The most common types of personal injury claims are:
T herman Law attorneys have successfully fought for victims of medical negligence in Chicago, through aggressive and skilled representation. We understand that injuries suffered as a result of medical negligence can be severe and life altering – which is why we never accept less than full compensation for our clients.
• Delay or failure to diagnose a patient’s condition
• Misreading X-rays
• Prescribing the wrong pharmaceuticals / medication errors
• Lack of informed consent
• Birth injuries
• Wrongly informed or failing to inform a patient of risks/side effects of procedure
• Performing procedures without informed consent
• Medical device errors
• Spinal cord injuries
• Nursing home abuse and neglect
If you feel that you or someone close to you is a victim of medical malpractice, please reach out to us immediately, as there are statues of limitations for filing medical malpractice lawsuits in Illinois. Take action within an appropriate amount of time, as delaying may infringe your protected rights.