Medical malpractice can take many forms. It may occur when a doctor rushes through a patient exam and misdiagnoses them or fails to diagnose their illness. It can occur when a surgeon operates on the wrong body part or operates while under the influence of alcohol or drugs. And it can occur when a pharmacist gives a patient the wrong medication.
These are common examples, but it’s by far not an exhaustive list. Simply put, when patients are harmed because of others’ negligence, they may be eligible for compensation through a medical malpractice claim. However, many patients are either unaware that they can sue for their damages, or they are afraid to do so because they don’t think they can win or because they don’t want to harm their doctors.
At Ferrer Poirot Feller Daniel, we understand these concerns. But it’s important to note that unless you file a medical malpractice claim, you’ll likely pay for your expenses out of pocket. In addition, most doctors are sued for medical malpractice at least once during their careers. It’s not a career-ending event, and in fact, almost all doctors have malpractice insurance specifically for situations like this.
We strongly believe that injured patients deserve full compensation when negligence harms them, and we’re here to help. Contact our Dallas medical malpractice lawyers today if you or someone you love suffered a bad outcome because of a negligent doctor, surgeon, pharmacist, specialist, or any other medical provider.