Medical Mistakes are the 3rd Leading Cause of Death

Medical Mistakes are the 3rd Leading Cause of Death

Medical errors, including prescription errors, anesthesia errors and surgical errors are the third leading cause of death in America. When a medical mistake affects a family member, loved ones are left wondering what to do and want to know what happened. While it some circumstances it may be impossible to know, obtaining the medical records as soon as possible is crucial to beginning an investigation into the incident. This includes surgical records and notes, radiologic tests, scans and all other information surrounding a patient’s stay. An experienced San Diego medical malpractice lawyer can help you obtain these records and work with an expert to review the documents for deviations from the standard of care. Where negligence has occurred, it may be possible to file a medical malpractice claims to recover damages. This may include economic damages include future medical expenses and lost wages, as well on “non-economic” damages such as pain and suffering.

If you believe medical malpractice has occurred, it is important to act quickly. A statute of limitations affects all actions and varies from case to case depending on factors such as the age of the plaintiff and the type of the facility. As such, contacting an experienced San Diego medical malpractice as soon as you suspect medical malpractice occurred is critical to protect your rights.

For more information please contact the dedicated San Diego medical malpractice lawyer at Bostwick & Peterson, LLP for an immediate consultation.

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