Medical malpractice occurs much more frequently in Rittenhouse Square, Pennsylvania than you might think. People trust their doctors and other medical providers to provide competent treatment. However, the treatment provided by some providers falls below what should be expected and causes serious injuries and harm. If you believe your injuries were caused by medical mistakes made by your provider, you should consult a malpractice lawyer at Raynes & Lawn. We have helped many people hold negligent medical professionals accountable for their actions over the past five decades.
Our attorneys handle all of the types of malpractice cases described below.
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Misdiagnoses can result in patients receiving unnecessary and harmful treatment or not having their conditions diagnosed in time to prevent them from worsening. Our lawyers fight for the rights of patients who have suffered severe injuries because of diagnostic errors made by their providers.
In some cases, doctors and hospitals discharge patients too early or fail to appropriately treat their conditions or injuries. If this happened to you, you might have a viable malpractice claim if you sustained serious injuries because of a provider’s failure to treat you.
After a surgical procedure, patients must be monitored so that doctors can promptly intervene if something goes awry. If your doctor failed to appropriately monitor you or intervene when necessary, you might have grounds to file a malpractice case with the help of the attorneys at Raynes & Lawn.
Surgical errors can be horrific and leave patients with permanent disabilities, disfigurement, and the need for corrective procedures. In some cases, surgical errors can cause systemic infections and death. Our lawyers fight to hold negligent doctors accountable when they seriously harm patients by making surgical mistakes.
Prescription drugs can help alleviate symptoms of underlying health conditions. However, when a patient receives the wrong dose or wrong medication, the patient can be severely injured or die. If you were the victim of a prescription error, you should speak to our law firm.
Doctors must fully inform patients about the known risks of medical procedures before they perform them. When a doctor fails to obtain a patient’s informed consent, they can be liable to pay damages when the patient suffers the type of risk about which the patient wasn’t informed.
Some of the damages that might be available in a malpractice lawsuit include the following:
If your doctor’s actions were egregious, you might also be able to recover punitive damages.
Our medical malpractice lawyers at Raynes & Lawn can offer the following types of help:
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