When you go to the hospital or your doctor’s office to seek treatment for your medical condition or injury, you likely believe that the care you receive will be reasonably competent. Unfortunately, however, some people who seek medical attention receive care that deviates from the expected standard of care and causes them to suffer serious injuries.
If you have been seriously injured or have lost your loved one because of the negligent actions of a medical professional, you should consult the malpractice lawyers in Philadelphia at Raynes & Lawn. We have fought for the rights of malpractice victims for more than five decades and can help you understand whether your claim is viable and the legal remedies that might be available.
We handle the following medical malpractice cases for our clients in Logan Square, PA:
Birth injuries can be among the most devastating types of injuries families might experience. If you believe your child’s birth injury occurred because of mistakes made by the medical professionals who provided care before, during, or after birth, talk to our compassionate team of medical malpractice attorneys in Philadelphia today.
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One of the most common types of malpractice that can occur is a misdiagnosis. If a doctor misdiagnosed your condition and caused you to receive unnecessary and harmful treatment, or your condition worsened because of the diagnostic error, you might have grounds to file a medical malpractice claim.
Some doctors fail to appropriately treat patients, which can cause serious injuries or death. This might include failing to order appropriate tests, discharging a patient too early from an emergency department, and other similar acts. The Philadelphia medical malpractice lawyers at Raynes & Lawn can help you understand whether your doctor’s failure to treat you amounts to medical negligence.
Your doctor’s duty of care does not end when your surgical procedure is over. Instead, medical professionals must closely monitor patients as they recover and promptly intervene when necessary. If your medical providers failed to monitor you, and you suffered serious injuries as a result, you might have a viable malpractice claim.
Surgical mistakes are among the most serious types of medical errors and can cause severe infections, require corrective surgeries, or leave people with disfigurement and disabilities. Our Philadelphia medical malpractice lawyers aggressively pursue claims against doctors who make surgical errors to hold them accountable for their actions.
Prescription drug errors can be dangerous when people receive the wrong drugs or too much or too little of drugs they need. If you were seriously injured because of a prescription drug error, we can help you pursue compensation from all of those who were responsible.
Doctors must obtain informed consent before they can perform elective procedures. If a doctor failed to explain the type of risk that you suffered because of your procedure before you agreed to undergo it, you might have the right to pursue a medical malpractice claim.
Some of the types of compensatory damages that might be recoverable include the following:
In cases in which a doctor’s actions were outrageous, punitive damages might also be available.
The experienced medical malpractice team at Raynes & Lawn can do the following things for you:
We offer free consultations. Call Raynes & Lawn today to learn about your potential claim in Logan Square at 1-800-535-1797.
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