Consequences of Medical Malpractice
No one goes into a hospital or doctor’s office expecting to experience more health problems at the hands of the very nurses, doctors, and medical staff they’re seeking help from. Unfortunately, medical malpractice occurs with surprising frequency. Every year thousands of lawsuits are filed due to negligence by individuals who are looked to for advice, diagnosis, and treatment for medical problems. While medical malpractice is usually unintentional, a lack of reasonable and appropriate care toward a patient can easily result in serious consequences.
The New York City medical malpractice lawyers of Hach & Rose, LLP believe no one should suffer because of someone else’s negligence. If you or a loved one was harmed because of medical malpractice, our experienced attorneys may be able to help you seek financial compensation for your suffering. Contact us today at (212) 779-0057 to learn more.
Potential Results of Medical Malpractice
Any time a medical professional fails to act in accordance with the standards of his or her profession, patients are put at risk of suffering devastating consequences. Some possible consequences of negligence on the part of healthcare professionals can include:
- Worsening of the original condition
- Failure to treat the original condition, such as a broken bone
- Development of a separate condition
- Unnecessary surgery
When a person is not treated with the kind of medical care that a reasonable doctor, nurse, or medical facility would provide and they are seriously harmed, they may be able to file a lawsuit against the responsible parties to pursue compensation for their medical bills, pain and suffering, and other losses.
If you or someone you love was harmed due to medical malpractice, the New York personal injury lawyers of Hach & Rose, LLP could help you seek the compensation you may deserve. To speak with an experienced attorney today, contact us at (212) 779-0057.