Medical & Hospital Malpractice Questions

We have listed the most common medical malpractice questions asked by our clients below.  If you don’t find an answer here, then please feel free to contact us for assistance. Back to Main FAQ Page What is medical malpractice? Medical malpractice is defined as negligence committed by a professional health care provider that is not up to the acceptable standards of care as defined by others in the industry with similar experience, such as a doctor, dentist, hospital, nurse, and similarly trained health care professionals. Do I need an attorney for my medical or hospital malpractice case? Yes, it is highly advisable to hire an experienced medical malpractice attorney.  These kinds of cases are very difficult and complex and can become quite expensive. Having an attorney who knows what he is doing can mitigate the time and/or costs involved in winning your case. What sort of damages can I claim?
  • Medical expenses for treating your injuries
  • damages for pain and suffering
  • disfigurement / disability damages
  • lost wages
  • ability to earn wages in the future
Who can be sued for medical malpractice? Medical malpractice is not limited to just doctors. It also applies to nurses, dentists, physical therapists, hospital workers, health care facilities, and other similar facilities, such as nursing homes. Back to Main FAQ Page