Medical malpractice is a term that includes a lot of different scenarios. It’s not as cut and dry as, say, a car accident case. Here are some common types of medical malpractice that could result in serious complications.
Types of Medical Malpractice | Misdiagnosis and Delayed Diagnosis
Misdiagnosis is two-fold. Your doctor could check you and claim that you are fine, saying that you’re free to go home but missing an issue that needs treatment. Or, they could determine you have the wrong condition. Both of these scenarios can be completely devastating. You may go without life-saving medicine, or you may be taking the medicine you don’t need.
In a delayed diagnosis, you may have found out what is wrong, but because your doctor initially missed it, you have unnecessarily suffered because of it. Contact our medical malpractice attorneys today if you have fallen victim to any of these circumstances.
Types of Medical Malpractice | Surgical Errors
While this is not as common as other types of medical malpractice, it is possibly the most devastating. Your surgery may have been performed incorrectly, leaving internal damages. You may have gotten an infection from dirty medical equipment. Your anesthesia might have caused damage. And most horrifying, you may have had the wrong surgery performed on you. Some people have even had the terrible misfortune of being wrongfully amputated. Whatever the reason, we our dedicated to winning your case.
Types of Medical Malpractice | Birth Injury
Both mother and baby can be at risk of injury during birth, and while this is supposed to be a great experience for you, it may be terrible due to malpractice. There are many things that we can pursue for a claim, and we would be glad to talk you through yours.
If you have been the victim of any of the aforementioned types of medical malpractice, call our experienced Newhall medical malpractice attorneys right away to discuss how we can help you recover your damages. Call today for a free consultation.