Each year in Society Hill, Pennsylvania, many residents go to the hospital or their doctors’ offices for help with various medical issues or injuries. While most healthcare providers provide competent care, there are an unfortunate few who make medical errors that cause their patients to suffer injuries. If your provider made medical mistakes that injured you, you should speak to the Philadelphia Medical Malpractice attorneys at Raynes & Lawn. Our law firm has been fighting for malpractice victims for more than 50 years and understands how to help our clients recover the compensation they deserve.
Our medical malpractice lawyers handle all of the types of malpractice cases discussed below.
When an infant suffers injuries before, during, or shortly after birth, it can be emotionally and financially devastating for the parents. Our attorneys fight for the rights of families when birth injuries are caused by medical negligence by doctors, hospitals, nurses, midwives, and others.
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Misdiagnoses are among the most common types of medical malpractice. A misdiagnosis can cause serious harm and can occur when a doctor misdiagnoses a patient with a disease they don’t have or fails to diagnose a disease they do have. Our attorneys pursue compensation on behalf of people who have been seriously harmed by misdiagnoses in Society Hill.
When you seek medical care for an injury or illness, your doctor and the facility have a duty of care to properly treat you and make any needed referrals. If your doctor failed to treat your condition or injury, you might have grounds to file a malpractice claim if you were seriously injured as a result.
A doctor’s duty of care extends beyond the end of a surgical procedure. Your doctor and the other medical staff must monitor you and promptly intervene if anything goes wrong. If your doctor and the other medical staff failed to monitor you following your operation and caused you harm, you should speak to the attorneys at Raynes & Lawn.
Mistakes during surgery can result in permanently disabling injuries, the need for multiple corrective surgeries, and fatalities. The following are some of the types of surgical error cases our attorneys handle:
While the right prescription drugs can help to treat the symptoms of medical conditions, the wrong medications or wrong dosages can cause serious injuries or death. If you were seriously injured or lost your loved one because of a prescription drug error, contact our firm today.
A doctor must obtain informed consent from a patient before performing an elective procedure. If your doctor did not explain the risks of your procedure, and you suffered the type of harm you should have been informed about, you should speak with our medical malpractice lawyers.
The compensation that you might recover in a medical malpractice case will depend on multiple factors. Some of the types of damages you might recover include the following:
If your doctor’s actions were egregious, you might also be able to recover punitive damages.
Our Raynes & Lawn medical malpractice attorneys can help you in the following ways:
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