Medical Malpractice is the failure of medical professionals to provide adequate treatment to a patient resulting in injury or substantial loss of income.
The law of Medical Malpractice is an outgrowth of negligence law. It is applicable to all law suits by attorneys against medical professionals (doctors, nurses, hospitals, physical therapists, pharmacists, chiropractors, podiatrists) alleging negligence in the rendition of medical services to their patients. In cases of true Medical Malpractice, a lawyer that knows about medical problems and medical laws is needed to help a claim reach the courts in the fastest, accurate, and most complete way possible. AMedical Malpractice lawyer will work with the hospital system and medical law system to find out what your rights and legal options are and may be able to get you compensation without ever going to court.