Riverside Medical Errors Attorney
Medical errors and mistakes account for thousands of injuries and lost lives every single year. As it is, doctors deal with patients' lives every single day. A single error at any point in the diagnosis, treatment or follow up care of a patient may cause serious injuries or even the wrongful death of a patient. At Pacific Attorney Group, we believe in helping injured patients take legal action against the individuals or facilities responsible for their injuries. We take on medical error claims throughout Riverside and offer a free case evaluation to give you the opportunity to learn more about your legal options and your rights in this important situation.
If you believe that a medical error was made during your care at a hospital or any type of medical facility in the Riverside area, it is important to consider involving an attorney. An attorney can talk to you about what occurred and offer you important information that will help you determine whether you should move forward with a claim, as well as conduct a more extensive investigation into the matter to determine what specific error may have occurred and what party should be held responsible. In all, the involvement of a Riverside medical errors attorney can help you do the right thing in regard to filing a medical malpractice claim or lawsuit.
Examples of Medical Errors in Riverside
The different types of medical errors that may occur in Riverside health care facilities are virtually endless. However, following are a few examples:
Sloppy handwriting on a patient's medical chart or on a prescription slip, leading to the wrong medication being administered or the wrong treatment given.
- A doctor forgetting to review a patient's medical history and prescribing a drug to which the patient has a known allergy.
- A surgeon leaving something behind in a patient during surgery.
- A doctor misdiagnosing a patient because he or she misreads a chart or test result.
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