In Texas and New Mexico we hold strong to the concept of personal responsibility and…
No one goes into a procedure, a medical office or hospital with the thought that their doctor, nurse. or health care professional is going to make a mistake that may result in death or permanent life-threatening injuries. But the truth is many thousands of Americans die each year because of medical errors according to a comprehensive, highly regarded hospital survey conducted by Harvard University, more than 1,000,000 people suffer injuries each year as a result of medical mistakes.
Medical errors can be caused by treating doctors, surgeons, nurses, pharmacists, and other health care professionals. Medical errors can result from neglect, abuse, incompetence or simply mistake. Individual practitioners, hospitals, and even nursing homes or loan term health care facilities can be held liable for medical malpractice. Common types of medical malpractice include:
- birthing injuries
- missed or delayed diagnosis
- anesthesia errors
- hospital infections
- medication errors
- tubing errors
- errors involving patient allergies
- fertility procedures
- emergency room delays and mistakes
- gastric bypass surgeries
- cosmetic surgery errors
- wrong site surgeries
- defective medical products
- surgical errors
- aftercare errors
Many times victims do not realize that their injury was caused by medical error. This is why a skilled team of lawyers and doctors are necessary to investigate the causes of the injuries or death following medical procedures. We all trust doctors and other medical personnel with our lives and the well-being of ourselves and our loved ones but that trust can end in tragedy for thousands of patients. Should you or a family member suffer a serious injury or death as a result of a medical error, protect your rights by consulting with an experienced medical malpractice lawyer today.
With hundreds maybe thousands of medical malpractice lawsuits filed in Texas and New Mexico each year only a few or tried to a jury trial at each year. Very few lawyers have the experience necessary to successfully litigate your medical malpractice case. If you are looking for an experienced medical malpractice lawyer in Texas, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Missouri turn to a nationally recognized law firm of Hutchinson & Foreman to handle your medical malpractice case. Remember this, when you have a medical emergency call 911. When you need information call 411. When you have a legal emergency dial 4911. (806)491-4911.