MEDICAL MALPRACTICE AT HUGHES & MASHINSKI, P.C.
Medical malpractice is the third leading cause of death in the United States. When someone in a position of trust, such as a doctor or a nurse, makes a mistake that changes your life, you have every right to them accountable for the damage they have caused. If you or a loved one has been the victim of medical negligence, you may be entitled to compensation for your medical bills, physical injuries, and more. An experienced medical malpractice attorney at Hughes & Mashinski can help you get the justice you deserve.
What Is Medical Malpractice?
Medical malpractice is an act of negligence or carelessness on the part of a health care professional, including doctors, nurses, hospitals, chiropractors, therapists, or other licensed medical care providers, who deviate from conventional medical standards. Malpractice can happen when a patient’s medical condition is improperly diagnosed or treated, causing their condition to worsen or even resulting in a new injury. Sometimes, medical malpractice is straightforward, but oftentimes it involves complex medical issues. That’s why you should consult with Hughes & Mashinski, so we can provide you with the information you need.
Types of Medical Malpractice
While there are many types of medical mistakes, only some rise to the level of malpractice. Just some examples include:
- Birth injuries/Cerebral palsy
- Hospital infections from unclean medical instruments
- Cancer misdiagnosis
- Medication errors
- Missed or delayed diagnoses
- Errors in medical records
- Wrong-site surgeries
- Anesthesia errors
- And many more
Medical Malpractice Questions
If you believe that you or a loved one has experienced medical malpractice, you will probably have a number of complex questions. These can include:
- Who can I file malpractice against?
- How do I obtain my medical records?
- What is the statute of limitations for a medical malpractice suit?
The experienced attorneys at H&M can answer all of these medical malpractice questions and more. Contact our Plains attorneys for help with your medical malpractice claim today. We can help you get the compensation you deserve.
Why Hughes & Mashinski for Your Medical Malpractice Case?
The medical malpractice lawyers at Hughes & Mashinski have decades of combined experience handling medical malpractice claims. We know how to properly evaluate and handle your case. If you’re in need of a capable and accomplished medical malpractice attorney, Plains-based Hughes & Mashinski will go to work for you. If you have been injured as a result of medical negligence, call us today at 570-823-0101 for a free consultation.