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Doctors Owe a Certain Standard of Care

Medical malpractice is the negligence of a doctor or other health care professional in which a patient is injured due to their failure to provide treatment in a manner consistent with acceptable standards of medical practice. Medical malpractice legal issues can be complicated.

The experienced lawyers at Grant Law Office deeply understand medical malpractice law. If you or a loved one has been the victim of medical negligence at Kaiser Permanente or another health institution, you may have a medical malpractice case. Other instances in which you may want to call a medical malpractice lawyer include if you have been misdiagnosed, if you have been injured by a medical device, or if you have been made sick by being prescribed the wrong medication. If you are unsure whether or not you have a case, consult with a medical malpractice lawyer at (404) 999-3955.

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Common Types of Kaiser Permanente Medical Malpractice

Medical malpractice is very common because the practice of medicine is complex, and there are many opportunities for things to go wrong. The medical system is underfunded and over-worked and Kaiser Permanente is no exception. The pressure on doctors to make quick decisions and see a high patient volume can lead to mistakes. However, some doctors are incompetent or unethical and will hurt their patients, while others can be careless. Here are some common medical malpractice examples:

Misdiagnosis. Misdiagnosis is a very real and serious problem in the medical field. It can have devastating consequences for patients, both in terms of their health and their finances. Misdiagnosis can occur for a variety of reasons, including incorrect or incomplete diagnosis, failure to properly communicate the diagnosis to the patient, or simply incorrect information. Whatever the cause, misdiagnosis can have serious consequences and should be avoided at all costs.

Surgical Errors. Surgical errors are unfortunately a common occurrence in the medical field. They can happen for a variety of reasons, ranging from simple human error to more complex issues like equipment failure. Surgical errors can have serious consequences for patients, including pain, suffering, and even death.

Birth Injuries. The most common type of birth injury is bruising or swelling, which can happen when the baby is forced through the birth canal. More serious birth injuries can include fractures, nerve damage, and head or spinal cord injuries.

Defective Equipment. When defective medical equipment is used, patients' lives are put at risk. In some cases, the equipment may not work properly, which can lead to serious complications. In other cases, the equipment may be faulty, which can cause injuries or even death.

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Kaiser Permanente Medical Malpractice Victim Compensation

There are many types of medical malpractice, ranging from errors in diagnosis to botched surgeries. If you or a loved one has been the victim of medical malpractice at Kaiser Permanente, you may be entitled to compensation.

The first step in seeking compensation is to contact a medical malpractice attorney. An experienced attorney can review your case and determine if you have a valid claim. If you have a claim, the attorney will work with you to gather evidence and build a strong case.

The next step is to file a claim with the court. This formal legal process can be complex, so it is crucial to have an experienced attorney by your side. Once the claim is filed, the court will review the evidence and decide if you are entitled to compensation.

If you are awarded compensation, it will come as a monetary award. This can cover medical expenses, lost wages, and other damages.

If you or a loved one has been the victim of medical malpractice, you may be entitled to compensation. An experienced medical malpractice attorney at the Grant Law Office can review your case and help you seek the compensation you deserve. Call (404) 995-3955.

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