Medical Malpractice

Quick Summary

Sokolove Law is a personal injury law firm with experience across a broad range of practice areas, including medical malpractice. Medical malpractice occurs when a doctor or healthcare provider departs from the accepted standards of medical care. The result can be serious injury, causing lifelong medical bills or loss of income, or in some cases death. Doctors are not perfect and do make mistakes. An estimated 98,000 people die every year as a result of medical errors.

If you believe that you are a victim of medical malpractice, you may be entitled to compensation for pain and suffering, medical expenses, life care costs and lost work wages. The list below illustrates the types of medical malpractice cases we are currently handling. If you’re unsure if your situation applies, we can still determine if you have a case. Submit the form on this page and we’ll let you know if we can represent you.

Birth and Pregnancy

You may have experienced a normal pregnancy and were expecting the birth of a healthy child. But something went wrong and your child was injured during the birth process. Understandably, families of children who suffer from birth-related injuries like cerebral palsy are looking for answers. They want to know what went wrong and if the outcome could have been prevented.

Failure to Diagnose

Failure to diagnose, as it is known in the medical and legal communities, can be a form of medical malpractice. It occurs when a doctor fails to take the proper steps to correctly diagnose a medical condition. An estimated 126,000 Americans die every year as a result of doctors incorrectly diagnosing common medical conditions.

Surgery

You underwent a surgical procedure to correct a specific problem. However, after the surgery, you had more physical problems than before the surgery. What happened?

Other Medical Malpractice

Sokolove Law is a personal injury law firm with experience across a broad range of medical malpractice injuries.

If you do not see the medical malpractice situation that best describes your circumstances, we can still determine if you have a case. Give us a call today, and we’ll let you know if we can represent you.

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Last modified: October 29, 2019