When an injury or death occurs as a result of medical malpractice, victims and loved ones have the added anger and frustration of knowing that their efforts to improve or maintain health led to an avoidable tragic outcome. If you have been harmed by medical negligence, please talk to an Ohio medical malpractice lawyer of The Thompson Law Firm today.
Examples of Medical Malpractice
Medical malpractice includes:
- Surgical error
- Anesthesia error
- Emergency room malpractice
- Infections as a result of unsanitary conditions
- Gallbladder surgery error
- Failure to diagnose, delayed diagnosis, or misdiagnosis
- Hospital-acquired illness
- Obstetrical negligence harming the baby or the mother
- Psychiatric malpractice
- Dental malpractice
- Failure to advise a patient of treatment options
- Continuing a course of treatment which is not effective
- Unnecessary surgery
- Inappropriate treatment for the condition
- Inappropriate treatment based on the patient’s medical history or current health
- Patient abandonment
- Failure to obtain informed consent
Detecting Medical Malpractice
More often than not, when a medical error occurs, doctors and other health care professionals will act like no mistake was made. It is left to medical malpractice victims to discover what went wrong.
If you suspect that your injuries or the death of a loved one was the result of medical malpractice, please schedule your free consultation with an Ohio medical malpractice lawyer of The Thompson Law Firm right away.
If you are uncertain, we can help you determine is malpractice occurred and if you have a case. If so we can help you hold the medical professional or facility responsible for the harm they have caused.
Responsible Parties in Medical Malpractice
Any health care professional or facility can be held responsible for medical malpractice. That includes:
- Cosmetic surgeons
- Out-patient facilities
- Emergency medical care facilities
- Correctional facilities including jails, detention centers, and prisons
If you have been harmed by or lost a loved one to medical malpractice, in Ohio, please call an experienced medical malpractice lawyer of The Thompson Law Firm at 1-614-461-9000 or toll free 1-800-461-9013 or submit an online questionnaire. The initial consultation is free of charge, and if we agree to handle your case, we will work on a contingency fee basis, which means we get paid for our services only if there is a monetary recovery of funds. In many cases, a lawsuit must be filed before an applicable expiration date, known as a statute of limitations. Please call right away to ensure that you do not waive your right to possible compensation.