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Deaths to Medical Malpractice

Posted by on Mar 17, 2015 in Medical Mistakes | 0 comments

To perish before you are even given the chance to prove yourself as a person can be one of the cruelest fates that can befall a person – especially someone as innocent as a newborn child, someone who has yet to see the outside walls of a hospital and feel sunlight on his or her skin. There are some very rare instances wherein this kind of nightmare situation comes from genetics; there are simply some things that cannot be helped. However, there are some instances just the same wherein these circumstances are due to the negligence of someone else – and that is when the victims are warranted to pursue justice and retribution against the horrible wrong done unto someone so innocent.

Cases of that nature – birth injury, that is to say – are under the umbrella term of medical malpractice, which falls under the responsibility of personal injury. Things like this can get complicated as the legal attorneys that victims need to seek out are those who specialize in these kinds of complicated cases. The lawyers needed for cases like this need not only irrefragable knowledge of personal injury law that the court abides by (as the laws are subject to some discrepancies per state) but also confident knowhow on the medical jargon and the case at hand, in order to properly represent the case in a court of law.

According to the website of Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller and Overbeck, P.A., in Florida, there are more people who die due to medical malpractice than car accidents. They have also gone on to state that one in every three medical mistakes results into the death of the patient. Hospitals are often backed up by insurance companies – corporations who have an array of lawyers who will do all it takes in order to make sure that the guilty party need not pay out the compensation that the victim so rightly deserves. This is unacceptable and justice serves only those who are in the right of it – the right kind of legal team will and should ensure this.

If you or someone you know has fallen into the unfortunate circumstance of having been a victim of birth injury or medical malpractice in general, it is recommended that specialized legal help is sought out in order to be given the best possible representation, and thereby awarded the best possible compensation to better recover from such a horrid incident like this.

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