When we visit our doctor, whether we’ve got the flu or a broken bone, we expect to receive a certain level of care. When we don’t receive that level of care the consequences can be severe. Unfortunately, doctors make dangerous medical mistakes in the United States every day. As a result, some people’s lives are permanently changed. Other patients lose their lives.
If you’ve suffered at the hands of a negligent doctor, we can help you understand your legal rights as a patient and citizen. We’ll help you investigate your injury or the death of your loved one. While there’s never an excuse for medical malpractice, we can help you understand why you suffered your injury, so you can focus on your recovery. You may also be eligible for compensation.
In order to understand why doctors make dangerous mistakes, let’s take a look at some medical malpractice facts and statistics, the most common medical errors, and what can be done to prevent these mistakes.