Doctors, surgeons, nurses, and other medical professionals are entrusted with the most important part of patients’ lives: their health. Whether a patient is being seen for a routine check-up, for the evaluation and treatment of injuries resulting from an accident, or to identify an illness that has been hampering his or her ability to function normally, it is absolutely essential that the highest quality of care be given. Unfortunately, there are tens of thousands of people who suffer further harm each year in America due to mistakes committed by trusted physicians and others involved in the administration of medical care.
If you or your loved one has been the victim of a medical mistake and has experienced adverse health effects as a result, then you may wish to investigate the possibility of pursuing a medical malpractice claim. A successful lawsuit can gain you the resources that you need for present and future care and may also help you obtain financial compensation for other relevant damages. Contact the Fort Lauderdale medical malpractice lawyers of Salpeter Gitkin, LLP at 954-467-8622 today for more information.
Medical Malpractice Claims We Handle
The modern healthcare system in the United States is almost overwhelmingly complex. Insurance companies, hospital corporations, and other entities not directly tied to the patient-doctor relationship have a considerable degree of influence on patient care and doctors are pressed to carry as many patients as possible, stretching their time and energy thin. The consequences of this structure can be quite grim and may necessitate the following kinds of medical malpractice claims:
- Wrong Diagnosis (Misdiagnosis)
- Delayed Treatment
- Improper Treatment
- Lack of Informed Consent
- Surgical Errors
- Emergency Room Errors
- Pharmaceutical Errors
- Birth Injuries
- Wrongful Death
- Hospital Negligence
- Nursing Home Abuse/Neglect
The faith that we place in our doctors is important, and now that your confidence has been shattered, you may struggle to regain it and your future health could suffer as a result. This is inexcusable and we can help you fight to hold a negligent healthcare professional accountable. Contact the Fort Lauderdale medical malpractice lawyers of Salpeter Gitkin, LLP at 954-467-8622 today to discuss your potential claim.