When anyone visits a healthcare facility and meets with a doctor or another healthcare professional, they expect to receive the highest level of care imaginable. Often, they do. Whether they suffered an injury in a car accident or fell ill to a seasonal disease, they receive care and treatment that helps them recover and get back to feeling 100%. However, for some, that is not the case.
Many individuals suffer serious injuries and even death due to the negligence of medical professionals. Whether the professional was under-qualified, unaware of a condition, or was reckless during a procedure, patients can file medical malpractice claims against these healthcare professionals to recover damages for the injuries they sustained.
As with all legal issues, medical malpractice cases can be difficult. After all, you visit a doctor to seek treatment for an illness or injury, but you are left with a new problem that might be worse than before. Fortunately, with the help of our New Orleans medical malpractice attorneys at Gainsburgh, Benjamin, David, Meunier & Warshauer, L.L.C., you can recover damages for the injuries you sustained.
Our team has a thorough understanding of all legal issues involving medical malpractice or negligence, whether from faulty or defective production, misdiagnosis, dangerous drugs, surgery errors, and more. Our understanding of these legal issues allows us to prepare your case efficiently and take it to trial confidently, giving us the edge in the courtroom.
Common Types of Medical Malpractice
Medical malpractice can come in many forms, and it can sometimes be hard to recognize. That is why it is so vital to keep an eye on your health following medical treatment. Some of the most common types of medical malpractice include:
- Failure to diagnose
- Prescription errors
- Delayed diagnosis
- Surgery errors (improper suturing, leaving a foreign object in the body, etc.)
- Incorrect surgery site
- Birth injuries
- Wrongful discharge
- Anesthesiology errors
- Pain Management Errors
- Patient Falls
- Nursing Errors
- Childbirth Trauma and Labor Malpractice
These are just a handful of medical malpractice cases. While many of these lead to minor injuries, some of them can be severe, often resulting in death. In all cases of medical malpractice or negligence, it is paramount to hold these healthcare professionals accountable for their actions. Not just to compensate those hurt, but to ensure that this behavior does not happen again.
At our New Orleans law firm, we use our years of experience to help those who have been wronged by healthcare professionals. We have helped countless individuals across Louisiana and Mississippi recover damages for the injuries they suffered across a wide array of medical malpractice cases.
Our experience and knowledge put us in a better position to ensure you recover the damages you deserve. If you were the victim of medical malpractice or negligence, contact Gainsburgh, Benjamin, David, Meunier & Warshauer, L.L.C. today and set up a free consultation