Geneva Medical Malpractice Attorney
An Experienced Personal Injury Lawyer Serving St. Charles & Batavia
You rely on your physician to give you the best care possible. Whether a brief office exam or a substantial surgical procedure, you must trust that your doctor has your best interests in mind. It can be a vulnerable place to be as a patient, especially when doctors can make mistakes that can cause you serious harm.
If you have been injured by a medical professional, you can find skilled representation at O’Brien Law, LLC. Our Geneva medical malpractice lawyer knows that these types of cases can be tricky to litigate.
Your medical injuries can take a toll on your:
- Physical health
- Bank account
- Family life
You can also feel anxiety when you need to head to doctor offices in the future. Do not let your injury go without first seeing if you have a valid medical malpractice claim.
What Is Medical Malpractice?
Medical malpractice is a term that encompasses professional negligence by a healthcare provider. It involves any deviation from the standard of care that a healthcare professional owes to a patient. This negligence can look different from case to case.
What Are Common Causes of Medical Malpractice?
It can include harm caused by:
- Missed diagnosis
- Delayed diagnosis
- Hospital infections
- A procedural mistake
- Anesthesia errors
- Unauthorized treatment
- Surgical errors
- Medication errors
- Emergency room errors
- Dental malpractice
- Radiology errors
- Failure to monitor
Who Can Be Held Liable for Medical Malpractice Injuries?
Medical malpractice liability is not limited to the conduct of doctors but applies to anyone in the medical field such as:
- Physician’s assistants
- Health care facilities
- Pharmaceutical companies
- And others that provide health care services
Contact Our Geneva Medical Malpractice Attorney
Medical malpractice cases are often very complex and can drag on for months or even years without aggressive representation. Fortunately, the team at O’Brien Law, LLC knows what it takes to get you a favorable outcome in a shorter amount of time. Don’t hesitate to have your questions about potential medical malpractice answered by our legal professionals.
A review of medical records by the U.S. Health and Human Services Department’s inspector general found that in a single month, one in seven Medicare patients was negligently harmed in the hospital, or roughly 134,000 people.
Many of the people who suffer harm while undergoing medical care do not file formal complaints with regulators.
The reasons for this are numerous, including that they are often:
- Unaware they have been a victim of a medical error
- Or do not understand the bureaucracy
If you suspect that you have been harmed by a medical professional’s negligence, you should take action to protect your health and your legal rights.
- Seek medical attention: if you have suffered illness or injury at the hands of a medical professional, be sure to seek prompt diagnosis and treatment from another provider
- Collect evidence: gather anything that could help prove the doctor’s negligence, including, photos of your injuries, invoices, bills, and prescriptions
- Refrain from speaking to an insurance company: if your healthcare professional’s insurance company contacts you to offer you a settlement, let your attorney handle the negotiations
- Contact our personal injury lawyer: our legal team has 30 years of experience handling medical malpractice claims, and we can help you fight for a fair outcome
Why Choose Us?
At O’Brien Law, LLC, we will always work hard on your behalf. Our firm is small, but our legal team has the resources and experience we need to represent you.
When you choose us, you can expect caring, helpful, and empathetic service. You can also benefit from the competitive edge our legal professionals have from their past experience as an insurance lawyer and administrator.
With insight into both sides of the courtroom, we can maximize your chances of winning your case.