Patient Rights – Have Your’s Been Violated

As a patient you have certain rights.   Those rights should not be violated by your medical provider or anyone else.   The first and most important right that you have is to be fully informed of the nature and extent of any procedure that is going to be performed. You have a right to ask questions and you have a right to expect those questions to be answered.   The failure to do so properly by your doctor can result in a separate cause of action for damages that might occur.

Another case in point, a young wife and mother of three suffered severe and permanent brain injury from a medication overdose.   She survived but forever her life and that of her loved ones was changed.   We were able to successfully prosecute that cause of action and were able to attract the sum of money for the family that can provide support and comfort to the mother as well as the various family members for years to come.

Another example comes from the family of a young man that had been suffering from drug and alcohol addiction for a number of years. He was admitted into a treatment facility and during the course of his admission to that facility was severely injured.   Many other firms had already declined representation of this family because they had been seeking an attorney that would be willing to listen to the potential merits of their son’s case.  They had been rejected by many other law firms.  We took the case.  We won.  His family has received some comfort in just knowing that their son had a voice to stand up to the insurance companies and medical institutions, and that we were able to provide that voice to them.

If you think you might have a medical malpractice issue give us a call, at 1-800-332-1992 let’s talk.

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