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Medical Malpractice

Injuries and death due to medical malpractice is a national epidemic. Each year about 98,000 people die from preventable medical errors and 1.5 million people are injured from prescription medication errors alone.

Medical malpractice happens when a doctor, nurse, or other healthcare provider acts negligently and injures a patient. It can happen because a diagnosis was missed. It can happen because the wrong surgical technique was used. It can happen because the wrong medication or dosage was prescribed. It can happen because the patient was not fully formed of the risks of a drug or medical procedure.

At Diamond~Massong, we know the medicine and the law. We have relationships with top experts in a vast number of medical specialties. We have a proven track record of success in medical malpractice cases. Some examples of medical malpractice include:

  • Birth injuries
  • Missed, delayed, or mistaken diagnosis
  • X-ray misreads
  • Emergency room errors
  • Anesthesia errors
  • Prescription errors
  • Surgery negligence
  • Failure to prevent falls

See examples of our medical malpractice cases.

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Medical Malpractice