If you or a loved one has suffered from medical complications or great injury from the negligence of a medical professional, you may be entitled to compensation.
Causes of medical malpractice are:
- Wrongful diagnosis
- Wrongful death during delivery of baby
- Birth injury
- Botched surgery
- Not needed surgery
- Prescription error
- Failure to warn a patient of known risks
If a doctor’s negligence has caused injury, it is important to immediately consult a medical malpractice lawyer to advise you of your options. Medical malpractice law has many rules and regulations that vary from state to state. There are certain steps that need to be taken to bring a medical malpractice action to court. There is a claim that needs to be submitted and medical expert review to consult. The negligent doctor or health care professional must be notified prior to filing of the Complaint in court. The process is complicated, making it necessary to hire a law firm to get you the compensation you deserve.
The Dominguez Firm works with medical professionals for the review of medical records and medical consultation on these types of cases.
Possible compensation includes general damages, special damages and punitive damages.
Refers to physical and mental pain and suffering and includes loss of consortium as well as loss of enjoyment of life. California has medical malpractice laws that may limit the compensation in general damages.
Refers to past medical expenses and future medical expenses, such as nursing home care costs. It also includes past missed work and loss of future earnings.
If the doctor was grossly negligent or intentionally harmed a patient, the plaintiff may possibly be awarded punitive damages.
The Dominguez Firm works on a no recovery, no fee, no costs basis. This means that you do not pay unless you win. Thus, you have nothing to lose. Our award-winning team of lawyers fight for you! If you or a loved one has suffered a serious injury from a situation of possible medical malpractice, call us 24/7 for a FREE CONSULTATION: 800-818-1818