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Medical malpractice is any action (or lack thereof) done by a medical professional that fails to meet the “reasonable standard of care,” resulting in harm to the patient. Known as medical negligence, all medical malpractice cases hinge on proving negligence and its effect on the plaintiff. Proving these things is more difficult than it may seem—while your malpractice injuries are very real to you, it takes seasoned and deft representation to present them in court.
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That’s why you should turn to Bailey Cowan Heckaman PLLC (BCH) for your medical malpractice claim. Our experienced Houston personal injury attorneys have over 150 years of combined experience holding negligent parties accountable for the harm they cause—including doctors. When you want to find a compassionate firm with the skill and experience to help you, call on BPB.
Schedule a free consultation with BCH today—call (888) 367-7160 to get guidance.
What damages can I recover in medical malpractice?
There are a wide variety of situations that can lead to medical malpractice – failure to diagnose, improper treatment, or failure to warn a patient of known risks. Depending on the details surrounding your case, you may be able to recover financial compensation for the damages that have been caused as a result of the malpractice.
Damages may include:
- Medical expenses
- Lost wages
- Lost earning capacity
- pain and suffering
- Reduced quality of life and health
The Strength of Experience on Your Side
Medical malpractice suits always require intimate knowledge of malpractice claims and a deep network of expert witnesses. One of the strongest ways to present your case to the court is through an expert witness who can establish whether or not your doctor, nurses, or technicians failed to meet the standard of care.
This failure can include the following:
- Surgical errors
- Pharmacy errors
- Incorrect procedures
- Incorrect or late diagnosis
- Wrong / mistaken prescription
- Mistakes leading to preventable birth injuries
After over 30 years of practice, our firm has a seasoned understanding of malpractice suits, as well as ties to experts in multiple fields of practice. We can investigate the harm done to you, retracing every step and procedure you underwent in order to present the strongest possible case before the judge or jury.
You have a limited amount of time to file a malpractice claim—call (888) 367-7160 today.