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Medical Malpractice

Medical Mistakes
     Medical malpractice cases stem from a variety of mistakes made in the hospital setting. Medical malpractice lawsuits differ from other personal injury cases because they are inherently complex and require the attention and skill of an attorney who is dedicated to your case. Types of medical malpractice include:
          - Emergency Room mistakes: reading test results, misdiagnosing cardiac condition, botched surgery, mistake in prescribing medication, mistake in treating infection, negligent in caring for a patient after treatment
          - Operating Room mistakes: administering the wrong medications or anesthesia, failure to monitor patient vitals, operating on the wrong body part, leaving behind a medical instrument, failure to intubate, adminstering an allergic medication, failure to obtain informed consent
          - Hospital mistakes: making an inaccurate diagonsis, neglecting a patient, ignoring a patient, failure to order a test, failure to obtain informed consent before a procedure, failure to take precautions againt infection
          - Failure to Make a Diagnosis: not listening to patient concerns, failure to order needed tests, failure to consider a patient's medical history, misinterpretation of test results, not recognzing symptoms of an illness or other condition
          - Labor and Delivery mistakes: can result in the death of an infant or a severe and permanent injury including brain damage