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Valid grounds to pursue compensation for medical malpractice

On Behalf of | Feb 24, 2023 | PERSONAL INJURY (PLAINTIFF) - Personal Injury

When visiting a doctor, a patient trusts that the care he or she is receiving meets a certain standard. There is a trust between a patient and his or her doctor, and most individuals assume that medications prescribed, treatment plans recommended and other steps taken by doctors are done with care and a dedication to the patient’s needs. It can be devastating to suffer because of medical negligence or the reckless actions of a care provider, but Texas patients do not have to suffer alone.

Seeking justice after medical malpractice

Medical malpractice can come in many different forms, but it can include mistakes and missteps, such as prescribing the wrong medication, operating on the wrong part of the body, failure to provide post-operative care, failure to monitor the patient and more. Medical mistakes can lead to increased patient suffering, more pain, infection and other complications that negatively impact the patient.

Victims of malpractice have valid grounds to seek compensation through the civil justice system. In order to have a valid claim, victims must be able to prove a duty of care and a violation of that duty. There must also be evidence of the negative impact the actions of the care provider had on the victim.

Seeking recovery and restitution

It can be difficult to pick up the pieces and move forward after a medical malpractice incident. A victim will benefit from seeking the support of an experienced attorney who can provide insight regarding his or her legal options and the most appropriate way forward. A medical malpractice claim allows a Texas victim and family to seek justice and financial recovery.