The Serious Consequences of Medical Malpractice

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If you or your loved one were injured by a medical practitioner it is recommended that you speak to a medical malpractice attorney. Medical malpractice is the failure of a medical practitioner to provide proper treatment- a failure that falls below the “standard of care”. Doctors, their staff or other providers can mistakes that results in severe injuries. If you believe you or your loved one is suffering due to improper care, we highly recommend you seeking the professional counsel of a medical malpractice attorney at Leslie Duberstein Glenn P.A. We can help you fight for compensation from the doctor at fault. In fact, you may be eligible for a significant amount of financial compensation as a result of this medical mishap. Because the statute of limitation for medical malpractice is two (2) years in Florida rather than the standard four (4) years for general negligence, it is imperative that you act expeditiously so as not to lose your rights.

For the last two decades Leslie Duberstein Glenn has worked to bring justice to her clients. Medical workers who may have been negligent or careless include primary care or specialist physicians, surgeons, hospitals, nurses, dentists, pharmacists, and many others in the healthcare field.

Common Medical Malpractice Scenarios:

There are many scenarios where medical malpractice may have occurred. We have listed below common scenarios to help you determine if you have a potential case. Community members rely on Leslie Duberstein Glenn P.A. to answer questions or address concerns one may have about the following:

  • Failure to diagnose or incorrectly diagnosing illness/condition;
  • Errors in medication prescription (frequency, amount, type of drug);
  • Mistakes in surgical procedures;
  • Errors in anesthesia protocols and administration.

Observing Signs of Medical Malpractice:

There are signs you can look out for to help you decide if the type of treatment or care you received was negligent or incorrectly diagnosed by your medical provider. One or many of these signs may apply to you:

  • The treatment you are receiving care for is not working;
  • Your symptoms and diagnosis do not correspond;
  • You received different types of diagnosis from two separate doctors (one may have misdiagnosed you);
  • Your doctor diagnosed a condition only based on results from a single laboratory or blood test;
  • Your doctor appears rushed and/or is not giving your concerns proper attention.

For many patients, it can be challenging to identify whether you are a victim of medical malpractice or negligence. The process behind making medical decisions can be complex, and finding out errors in judgement may be futile without legal assistance. For a medical malpractice evaluation, Leslie Duberstein Glenn P.A. can be trusted.  

Contact Leslie Duberstein Glenn P.A. right away if you believe you or your family member may be a victim of a poor standard of medical practice. Call us immediately at 561-361-1381 to receive a free initial consultation with Boca Raton, medical malpractice lawyer Leslie Duberstein Glenn P.A. You must act quickly, as the consequences of a misdiagnosis or error in surgery can result in life-threatening circumstances.