When doctors, surgeons and other medical professionals make mistakes, innocent people can suffer serious injuries, or even death. When these medical mistakes happen, a patient and their loved ones could receive financial compensation for their injuries and loss.
At The Barnes Firm, we have experienced medical malpractice attorneys who can help you and your family get the best result possible from an injury or wrongful death claim.
If you believe someone has been a victim of malpractice, call our medical malpractice lawyers, or contact us. We can help answer your questions and guide you through the legal process.
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How The Barnes Firm Helps
Our medical malpractice attorneys have handled cases in all 50 states, and they have the knowledge and experience to get you the best possible result. Our team has the resources to hire expert witnesses, like doctors and surgeons, who can provide evidence and help prove your case.
The Barnes Firm has award-winning personal injury attorneys, with many verdicts and settlements over $1,000,000. Our success, along with the vast resources available for our team has allowed The Barnes Firm to attract talented attorneys who have a track record of winning cases.
All patients rely on their doctor’s opinion and diagnosis, but when healthcare providers make the wrong diagnosis, patients can suffer serious injury or even death. These are the most common types of medical errors.
Prescription drugs are important to the health of millions of Americans. That’s why healthcare providers have a responsibility to prescribe the correct medication and dosage.
Cerebral Palsy can be genetic, or the result of an injury to the developing brain. Many cases of cerebral palsy have been linked to medical malpractice, and more specifically, the failure to identify complications during pregnancy.
When anesthesia is not used correctly, a patient may feel extreme pain, suffer brain damage or other catastrophic injuries. These mistakes not only happen in the operating room; they can also be made during labor and delivery, in pre-op and recovery rooms, or during a dental procedure.
When doctors, surgeons and other hospital employees do not have the proper skills, or they just simply ignored standard procedures, the hospital could be liable for a patient’s injuries.
Nursing Home Abuse
It is estimated that over 90% of patients at nursing homes have either experienced neglect, or they’ve seen it first-hand. Nursing home negligence happens when a patient is abused, or they do not receive the care they need.
When a new parent finds out their child has suffered a birth injury, the news can be heartbreaking and devastating. It can also be frustrating when parents learn that the birth injury could have been prevented.
Erbs Palsy often results in a partial or total paralysis of a newborn child. These usually stem from a difficult birth, but forceful neglect can also be a contributing factor.
Nearby factories often use carcinogens and dangerous chemicals. When these are not handled properly, these dangerous chemicals can seep into your water supply. In almost every case, these mistakes could have been prevented.
One of the leading causes of preventable injury and death in hospitals, pulmonary embolisms can result in permanent brain damage is as little as 30 minutes after the first onset of symptoms, which are often misdiagnosed.
Heart Attacks & Stroke
Fainting, nausea, sudden headaches, and loss of balance are common symptoms of heart attacks and stroke. Often misdiagnosed, these serious conditions are the leading causes of death in the United States.
When medical mistakes happen, they can often cause serious damage to the brain. Many brain injuries occur during childbirth when delivery is delayed, or a medical error is responsible for a difficult delivery.
Medical Malpractice FAQs
Medical malpractice is extremely common, and our team understands that you have questions unique to your situation. We’ve listed some of the most common questions about medical malpractice here.
Medical Malpractice Statistics
From the cost of healthcare to the number of people hospitalized every year, you might be surprised at how common (and expensive) medical malpractice injuries are. Our team has assembled some statistics on the most common preventable injury Americans suffer each year.