Choose a focused medical malpractice lawyer in South Florida
You trust doctors and other medical professionals to make you better. Whether you are going through a minor procedure or major surgery, you count on the hospital staff, the nurses and the physicians to offer proper care.
Unfortunately, medical professionals do make errors. Sometimes their errors can lead to serious injuries, or even death, which may be a precursor to a wrongful death claim. If you or a loved one was injured due to medical malpractice, you may be entitled to compensation. Malpractice cases can be very complex. You will need an experienced medical malpractice lawyer in West Palm Beach. For a free consultation, contact Gonzalez & Cartwright, P.A. We can examine your circumstances and discuss your legal options.
A closer look at medical malpractice
Medical malpractice is the failure of medical professionals to provide proper care to patients. Some doctors, nurses, technicians or other healthcare providers unfortunately cause harm through mistakes, lack of skill or training, ignorance, negligence or by making diagnosing errors. The repercussions can be serious.
The following are some actions that may involve medical malpractice:
- Improperly credentialed person performs procedure
- Inadequate care exercised during procedure
- Inadequate supervision of patients/staff
- Wrong procedure is performed
The following are some common examples of medical malpractice claims:
- Failing to properly diagnose a disease or illness
- Failure to properly monitor patients
- Failure to properly treat patients
- Surgical errors
- Anesthesia error
- Failure to fully inform patients of the risks of certain procedures
It's important to contact an attorney promptly to avoid losing your right to compensation. The Florida Statute of Limitations places a limit on the time you have to initiate legal proceedings.
Medical malpractice cases in Florida can be extremely complex. Let our attorneys put experience and resources to work for you.
How a West Palm Beach medical malpractice attorney can help
At Gonzalez & Cartwright, P.A., we understand how to deal with the big insurance companies. Let us fight for you. Your free consultation is a phone call away: (800) 608-2965. Let us help guide you toward the result you need and deserve.