Medical malpractice can result in permanent disability or even death. In fact, it takes the lives of nearly 100,000 people in the U.S. every year.
Often victims of medical malpractice fail to take legal action. This can mean devastating financial losses for you and your family, and can even prevent you from being able to afford the medical treatment necessary to recover.
J.Thomas Beasley understands the physical, emotional, and financial hardships that malpractice victims face. Those hardships are often the very thing that makes pursuing a lawsuit seem impossible. I can help.
Types of medical malpractice
Medical malpractice can happen in any type of health care setting. We typically think of doctors and surgeons when we think of malpractice, but many other healthcare professionals are capable of committing malpractice, including nurses, dentists, or psychiatrists.
Some common types of medical malpractice include:
Responsible parties can include individual health care professionals such as doctors, nurses, and other staff, as well as institutions such as hospitals and nursing homes.
Should You Pursue a Claim?
Depending on the nature of the malpractice, you or a loved one may require expensive medical treatments just to survive the error. Medical malpractice can result in permanent disability, meaning you will never be able to return to work, or even lifelong 24-hour supervision and care. Some victims do not survive the initial injury or face a radically shortened life. No amount of money can replace a lost loved one, stolen years, or even your enjoyment of life, but just compensation can pay for the medical care that you need.
Holding negligent health care professionals and facilities responsible for their actions can also be the necessary incentive for them to improve their practices and may even prevent others from going through what has happened to you.
If you believe that you or a loved one has been the victim of medical malpractice, you should contact an attorney as soon as possible who can help you and your family receive the compensation that you need and deserve.