When mistakes involving medical malpractice do happen, the effects and consequences are often very serious and can have permanent and long-lasting implications in the lives of those who are injured. Medical malpractice cases involve the negligent administration of prescription medication, improper nursing care, or an error in diagnosis, treatment, or illness management. These mistakes, although rare, can result in catastrophic injuries or death.
Medical malpractice claims are particularly difficult to prove given the fact that injuries generally require specific medical training or expertise to understand. It is therefore necessary to rely on the assistance of qualified medical professionals to act as expert witnesses and establish the causal connection between the negligent conduct and the injuries sustained. A lawyer familiar with this area of the law is indispensable in the event you or someone you love has been harmed by medical malpractice.
If you or a loved one has been a victim of medical malpractice or negligence, contact the Law Office of Patrick L. Chatterton today for a free consultation. Attorney Chatterton has the compassion, sensitivity, and experience to handle even the most complex medical malpractice cases. Take comfort knowing that you are being properly cared for.