It’s not enough to have suffered complications from a procedure or medication. There are certain risks inherent in the field of medicine that the law takes into account; the doctors shouldn’t always be held responsible. Just because you have a negative reaction to a treatment doesn’t necessarily make your doctor guilty of malpractice.
In addition to a duty to provide care, there are three elements that must be present that constitute a medical malpractice claim:
You aren’t well, you’ve gotten worse, or something feels wrong. You begin suspecting your doctor made an error. How do you know if you’re the victim of malpractice?
There are some warning signs you can look for that indicate your doctor may have made a mistake:
Recognizing one of the above red flags doesn’t necessarily mean a cut-and-dry malpractice case. Complications do naturally occur and medical conditions do sometimes just take a turn for the worse. To determine if you actually might be suffering from medical negligence, consult a local attorney to review your case. Ryan, LLP works with an experienced list of qualified doctors, surgeons, and nurses to review each case and determine whether there was a deviation from the appropriate standard of care.
If you think you might be the victim of medical malpractice, feel free to call our Cleveland office to schedule a consultation at Ryan, LLP. If we are the right match for you, our team will:
When we choose to represent clients, we give them our full attention and sound legal advice, and steadfastly pursue their best interests. We invite you to contact our office today at 877-864-9495 to schedule a free case evaluation for help determining if you have a medical malpractice case.