We entrust our health and our lives to doctors, nurses and other medical professionals. For the most part, they provide good medical treatment and advice.
But sometimes, medical mistakes happen. Doctors, nurses and hospitals can fall short of what’s expected of them under the law – reasonable skill and competence in their respective specialties. Unfortunately, when medical professionals make mistakes, the consequences can be drastic, leading to serious injuries and even death.
The law offers protection for patients who are injured by healthcare provides. For decades, Bulman, Dunie, Burke & Feld, CHTD’s experienced team of personal injury attorneys has been aggressively assisting injured patients obtain the compensation they deserve for injuries caused by medical malpractice.
Let us put our experience to work in handling all types of medical malpractice cases.
You are naturally asking yourself if you have a legal case against your medical provider. Medical malpractice occurs when a health care provider’s treatments or failure to provide treatments falls below the accepted standard of practice in the medical community and causes injury or death to a patient.
More common types of medical malpractice are:
It’s important to note that not all medical mistakes are malpractice, nor is it malpractice simply because a patient is unhappy with the outcome of treatments.
To establish medical malpractice, the health care provider’s treatments have to fall below the standard of care expected in the medical community, causing an injury or injuries to the patient.
A medical malpractice lawsuit can be complicated. Expert witnesses are needed to assess the treatments and medical procedures in question. Medical records must be gathered and analyzed. Witnesses must be questioned under oath in pre-trial depositions. We have a comprehensive understanding of the law and the medicine, and will assist you every step of the way in building a strong legal case.
Over the years we have built an extensive network of experts that we can tap into for an incisive assessment of the actions (or inaction) of your medical providers. Expert testimony is often the crux of a medical malpractice case. You need the very best on your side.
A core aspect of our practice is always keeping clients up to date on the status of their cases, and always being available to answer any questions they might have. This is the Bulman, Dunie, Burke & Feld, CHTD, way. We are completely dedicated to serving our clients with our very best effort, and treating them with the respect and dignity they deserve. This is part of the responsive, caring, personal atmosphere that has been a hallmark of Bulman, Dunie, Burke & Feld, CHTD, since it was founded over 85 years ago.
If you have been injured because of medical malpractice, you need to focus on what’s most important: regaining your health and life prior to your injuries. We in turn help our medical malpractice clients by easing their worries and working on the details of their cases.
Our medical malpractice attorneys are ready to help answer your questions and assess your legal rights. Contact us at 301-656-1177 today to schedule an appointment for a free initial consultation. You owe it to yourself to act promptly.
There are time limits on when a medical malpractice lawsuit can be filed, and investigating a claim sooner rather than later usually helps to build a stronger legal case.