When you go to a doctor for treatment or diagnosis, the last thing on your mind is whether the doctor will perform up to the accepted standard of medical care. Unfortunately for many patients, this is an issue they will have to deal with. Medical complications resulting from medical negligence is becoming all too common. Surgical errors, failure to diagnose a medical condition, and treating without informed consent are some of the common mistakes made by medical professionals that can leave unsuspecting patients seriously harmed.
However, there is a way for you to hold your medical professional accountable for the mistakes they make: file a medical malpractice suit against them. Nurses, doctors, physician assistants, and other staff members can be named in the suit. Even the hospital can be named in the suit for negligent supervision and vicarious liability.
Proving fault on the part of a medical professional can be challenging. But the staff at Michael J. Gaffney, Attorney at Law, is focused on personal service and knows exactly how to handle medical malpractice cases. Attorney Gaffney works tirelessly to make sure that doctors are held accountable for their negligence. Use his 33 years of experience, Attorney Gaffney helps his clients navigate the medical malpractice process all the while thoroughly assessing every fact and applicable legality.
If you decide to take legal action against a negligent medical professional and your suit is successful, you could receive compensation to cover damages in the form of medical expenses, lost wages, and pain and suffering. As a result, you will be more focused on your recovery process and less on how to stay afloat financially. For more information on how Attorney Gaffney fights for medical malpractice victims' rights, please visit our website.