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Medical Malpractice Cases

Medical malpractice litigation is a primary focus at Moraitakis & Kushel, LLP. If you or a loved one has been injured due to negligent medical care, don’€™t hesitate to call our medical malpractice attorneys.

What is medical malpractice?

Medical malpractice occurs when a patient is physically harmed by medical care that fails to meet accepted standards of practice, resulting in a worsened condition, injury, or wrongful death. Every year, medical mistakes cause thousands of preventable deaths in the United States.

How does medical malpractice occur?

A patient’s safety can be compromised in many ways. Your risk increases if you’re treated in a teaching facility where medical and nursing students fill the gaps in the hospital staff.

Below are several ways a doctor, physician’s assistant, nurse, aide, technician, home health nurse, or therapist can commit malpractice:

  • Failure to diagnose any disease or condition
  • Misdiagnosis of cancer, heart disease or any other disease or condition
  • Taking too long to diagnose or treat a condition that becomes permanent or fatal
  • Misreading tests
  • Failure to prevent sepsis, bedsores, and hospital-borne infections
  • Switched medications, wrong dosages, and other drug errors
  • Administering the wrong treatment
  • Nursing home abuse and neglect
  • Surgical errors, including unnecessary surgeries and errors in anesthesia
  • Spinal cord injuries and paralysis
  • Treating without proper consent
  • Failure to properly keep and read medical records

In certain instances, you may also file for damages against the hospital, treatment center, or nursing home.

Do You Have a Case?

To determine whether the circumstances of your case constitute true medical malpractice, we consult top medical experts who review and analyze the facts and render objective opinions.

Since malpractice suits are often expensive and difficult to prove, our medical malpractice law firm only accepts clients we’re confident have a strong chance of success. During your initial consultation, we will review the facts and give you a candid legal assessment of where you stand.

If you or someone you love were harmed while seeking diagnosis and treatment for any condition or disease, call Moraitakis & Kushel, LLP at 404-445-1411 or 1-800-688-2357, or send us an e-mail.

Your initial consultation is free, and if we accept your case, there are no attorney’s fees unless we collect compensation for you.

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