Texas Medical Malpractice Lawyer
- August 9, 2014
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Dallas/Fort Worth Medical Malpractice Lawyer Fighting For Maximum Compensation
We put our trust in the hands of doctors, nurses, and other medical providers to provide great medical care to us, to inform us about all treatment options, and most importantly, to do the right thing. In spite of this, doctors, nurses and other medical healthcare providers and institutions breach that trust and make mistakes—mistakes that can cause catastrophic injury or death. Victims of these breaches of trust and responsibility deserve compensation for their losses and suffering. The Texas medical malpractice lawyer at The Hagood Law Firm, PLLC is here for you when these breaches occur.
What is Medical Malpractice?
Medical malpractice or a healthcare liability claim is a cause of action against a health care provider or physician whose performance of their duties deviates from the accepted standards of medical care that causes harm to a patient or patients. Doctors, nurses, health care providers, and health care institutions (like hospitals) are required to adhere to the standards of care in their profession as well as the rules, regulations, and the respective policies and procedures. Failures to diagnose, the failure to run proper tests, hospital negligence or nursing error, the failure to properly treat life-threatening conditions, brain injuries, anesthesia malpractice, birth injuries, failing to refer a patient to a qualified physician, inadequate staffing, medication or prescription errors, and the use of unsafe medical devices can cause serious life-changing personal injuries.
Why You Need A Texas Medical Malpractice Lawyer
Recent changes to Texas law has made it difficult for the victims of preventable medical error in Texas to win in some medical malpractice cases. Most notably in 2003, the laws changed regarding medical malpractice litigation healthcare negligence have made it more difficult for the victim or plaintiff to settle. This stems from the usual monetary cap of $250,000 for pain and suffering or “non-economic damages.” The law, however, remains the same concerning lost wages, medical expenses, and therapy. Because of these key issues and statutory regulations concerning Texas medical malpractice cases, you need an experienced Texas medical malpractice lawyer representing you.
Contact a Medical Malpractice Lawyer Today
If you or someone you know has been the victim of medical malpractice, please contact the Dallas/Fort Worth medical malpractice lawyer at 214-706-0835 or e-mail us for a free consultation at firstname.lastname@example.org. You may be entitled to obtain compensation for your losses.