MEDICAL MALPRACTICE

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Medical Malpractice Lawyers

Proving Negligence Against Doctors and Hospitals

The trial attorneys of The Rodriguez Law Firm, PC have established a reputation for skill and integrity in litigation for almost 30 years. It is our practice is to provide the best representation and attention to ensure that every client receives what they deserve - The Best Representation! 

WE HANDLE COMPLEX MEDICAL MALPRACTICE CASES 

Countless studies have demonstrated that healthcare outcomes improve when a patient is treated by a specialist. That is why specialists exist. No one in their right mind would ask a foot doctor to perform heart surgery. No one would ask a heart surgeon to perform foot surgery. The same is true outside of medicine. Yet, for some reason, people will call an attorney that does not usually handle medical negligence cases. To us, that just doesn't make sense. We focus on personal injury and handle many medical negligence cases. When we agree to represent you, you get a law firm that knows the ins and outs of medical negligence lawsuits.

Delivering Compassionate Legal Advice - Always!

Victims of Medical Malpractice represented by Professional Trial Lawyers


We put our faith in doctors, expecting them to treat us well and get us back on our feet. However, patients getting injured due to the doctor's and medical staff’s negligence have increased exponentially in the past few years. If you think you have been treated adversely by a medical professional, you should consult our medical malpractice lawyers to evaluate your case. You might qualify for significant compensation.




Medical Malpractice - A Rising Dilemma


Recent statistics show that around 250,000 people lose their lives because of inadequate medical service and unnecessary medical errors. Thousands of innocent people suffer severe illnesses and permanent damages due to the carelessness of medical professionals. Did you know that recent research states that medical error ranks as the third-largest cause of death in the United States? These deaths and injuries would not have occurred if doctors had taken the necessary precautions and had provided reasonable care. The following pointers may indicate if you have been a victim of medical malpractice:

  • You feel unwell even after treatment
  • You experience pain in different parts of your body
  • A new doctor diagnoses a different problem after your first doctor
  • Your previous doctor is avoiding you, probably due to remorse
  • A loved one who was healthy otherwise loses their life in surgery
If you have experienced any of the situations mentioned above, you should consult one of our medical malpractice attorneys to analyze your case.




General Examples of Medical Malpractice


We litigate medical malpractice cases dealing with:

  • Medicinal errors
  • Inaccurate diagnosis
  • Anesthesia errors
  • Injuries at birth to mothers and babies
  • Failure in monitoring
  • Leaving implements in the body
  • Anesthesia Errors
  • Bed & Pressure Sores
  • Birth Injury & Birth Trauma
  • Brain Injury & Damage
  • Decubitus Ulcers
  • Failure to Diagnose Heart Disease
  • Failure to Diagnose and/or Treat TIA and Stroke
  • Failure to Diagnose Pulmonary Embolism
  • Failure to Monitor the Patient
  • Failure to Properly Interpret Fetal Heart Tracings
  • Failure to Properly Interpret X-Rays, CT Scans, MRI’s, Labs, Pathology Slides & Other Test Results
  • Foreign Objects Left Behind in Surgeries, such as Sponges, Needles, Gauze or Other Medical Equipment & Supplies
  • Gynecological Negligence
  • Hospital Negligence
  • Infection or Sepsis
  • Laparoscopic Surgeries
  • Late Cancer Diagnosis
  • Medication Errors & Drug Overdose Cases
  • Nursing Home Negligence
  • Obstetric Negligence
  • Orthopedic Negligence
  • Pediatric Negligence
  • Pharmacy Errors
  • Pregnancy Induced Hypertension/Preeclampsia
  • Shoulder Dystocia
  • Still Birth
  • Surgical Negligence
As you may have noticed, every medical case is different, so you shouldn't assume that you have been safe from medical malpractice. It is imperative to discuss your case with a medical malpractice attorney first.




Misdiagnosis Overview


If you suspect your loved ones have been victims of misdiagnosis in the hands of medical professionals, it is vital to get in touch with experienced medical malpractice lawyers as they are skilled in reviewing these type of cases and fighting to obtain excellent results. Medical negligence and misdiagnosis have been a focal point of discussion at the Rodriguez Law Firms over the years. We have developed expertise in the law of malpractice and thus know the best approach to bring winning cases. We have significant familiarity with medical negligence and malpractice, and our attorneys are well versed in medical knowledge. Our skilled lawyers use this knowledge and expertise to handle misdiagnosis cases of all types, including the following:

  • Misdiagnosis of strokes
  • Misdiagnosis of heart attacks
  • Misdiagnosis of cancer
  • Blood clotting
  • Bowel obstructions
  • Pulmonary embolism
  • Infection




Defining Medical Malpractice


Medical specialists and clinical experts owe their patients an obligation of care. In particular, they should practice the same standard of care trained medical professionals would under the circumstances. This doesn't imply that your primary healthcare physicians should be perfect, but they must be competent. Deciding if your doctor observed the correct standards of care could get confusing, and not all jury members can comprehend all the medical jargon. We frequently talk with medical specialists who can review your clinical records and diagnostics to decide if the doctors committed any errors that ended up harming you. A significant number of these specialists are also trained doctors who can evaluate whether your doctor adhered to standard norms of care or not. Specialists can likewise conclude whether the mistakes caused you additional injuries.




The compensation you can acquire


If your medical malpractice case triumphs, you may be entitled to compensation in the form of:

  • The expenses of corrective medical surgeries needed
  • The expenses of medical care e.g., rehabilitation and medication
  • Replacement of lost wages
  • Lost future wages if your injuries kept you from going to work
  • Pain and suffering
The compensation to be received depends on the case and circumstances. Our medical malpractice lawyers assess each case and calculate an estimate of the benefit you can acquire. If you lose a loved one due to the doctor's negligence, you may be entitled to receive the compensation in a wrongful death lawsuit. If successful, the doctor (doctor's insurance) will have to compensate the grieving family for the following:
  • Wages your loved one could have earned if they were alive
  • The expense of funeral and burial rites
  • The pain endured by your loved one before death
  • The medical expenses borne by the grieving family for their loved one’s treatment
  • The loss of a family member, comfort and care endured by the grieving family
  • The pain and suffering of the family members on the death of their loved one
In Texas, the estate's agents file the lawsuit, and the grieving family receives the compensation.




Avoid delays


It is imperative to file the case as soon as possible as most state laws do not permit unlimited time to file a medical malpractice lawsuit. Thereby, victims can file a lawsuit for medical negligence and errors for up to two years (in Texas). You might be able to get an extension depending on the circumstance, but it is better not to rely on this exception. If you fail to file the lawsuit promptly, your case may get dismissed, and you might not receive the compensation you rightfully deserve.




Consult Medical Malpractice Lawyer


Medical errors can cause immense pain and suffering to the victims, and thus they are entitled to acquire compensation for their hardship and losses. If you believe you have been a victim of a medical error at the hands of healthcare professionals, contact the Rodriquez Law Firm, PC today. Medical Malpractice lawsuits can get complicated, and not every lawyer is skilled enough to handle them. Victims may find a lot of obstacles on their way for justice, such as a medical review panel, which analyses if your case is legitimate. We have trained and professional medical malpractice lawyers who have years of experience. We would be enthralled to help you. Schedule your free initial consultation today. Call us at 1-800-417-1693.





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