California Medical Malpractice Attorney
Doctors, Hospitals, and other medical professionals are only human and they can make mistakes. When that mistake causes a new injury, or exacerbates an existing injury, the term Medical Malpractice enters the conversation.
Medical Malpractice Is Complex
A medical malpractice case can be tough to prosecute, and may require extensive research, expert testimonials, and most of all, and experienced medical malpractice lawyer. Each medical malpractice attorney at Torem & Associates has the experience to build the strongest possible case for your claim.
Types of Medical Malpractice
Any negligent act by a medical professional or care provider may qualify as medical malpractice. Some of the more common types of medical malpractice include:
- Surgical Mistakes
- Birth Injuries
- Nursing Home Abuse
Any surgery carries with it a degree of risk. When a surgeon fails to provide adequate care for a patient to avoid further (or new) injury, a medical malpractice claim may be in order. Surgical errors can include:
- Incorrect Surgical Procedures
- Mis-Matched Blood Types
- Surgical Infections
- Anesthesia Errors
- Incorrect Patient Mistakes
Misdiagnosis or Failure to Diagnose
Misdiagnosis can be one of the most costly medical mistakes. This can lead to delayed, inappropriate or omitted treatment.
Injury to the mother or the baby during childbirth may be attributed to a mistake by the acting medical professionals. Serious injuries can result in cerebral palsy and erb’s palsy.
Nursing Home Abuse & Elder Neglect
Nursing Homes and care facilities are entrusted with the welfare of our elderly population. Many of the elderly require constant supervision and ongoing medical treatment. When that treatment falters, the victim may be able to file a medical malpractice suit for nursing home abuse or Elder neglect.