You rely on medical professionals to help take care of you when you’re ill, and that’s usually exactly what occurs. Medical malpractice, however, does happen, and it can be especially devastating. When you’re sick and in need of medical care, you’re especially vulnerable, and if your doctor ends up harming you further—rather than helping you get well—it’s not only physically but also emotionally damaging. If you believe that you’ve been victimized by medical malpractice, you need experienced legal counsel.
When you’re sick, you’re so dependent on good medical care that you’re likely to put your full trust in the doctor who’s caring for you—and you should. It’s important to remember, however, that medical mistakes and malpractice probably happen more often than you realize. According to a comprehensive 2017 report by the Institute for Healthcare Improvement, 21 percent of the people surveyed had experienced a medical error. Often these errors lead to significant personal damages, including deteriorating health, serious emotional consequences, and significant financial expense that encompasses not only medical expenses but also lost wages and diminished earning potential. The negative consequences of medical malpractice are all too real.
Medical malpractice can happen in any number of ways, but there are several types of malpractice that are most common:
If you’ve been the victim of one of these or any other form of medical malpractice, you understand just how serious the consequences are. Seek the counsel of a Connecticut personal injury attorney with experience in medical malpractice cases.
If your doctor’s medical malpractice has victimized you, you need experienced legal counsel, and the dedicated legal team at The Law Offices of Piazza, Simmons & Grant, L.L.C. in Stamford, Connecticut, is here to help. Our experienced personal injury attorneys have the skill, knowledge, and commitment to fight for your rights and for the compensation to which you’re entitled. Your claim matters, so please contact or call us at (203) 348-2465 today.