Medical malpractice occurs when a medical professional or facility provides substandard care when treating a patient which directly causes harm or death.
Potential medical malpractice cases include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Birth trauma
- Head, brain, spinal injuries
- Orthopedic injuries
- Cardiovascular and pulmonary injuries
- Cancer and other serious medical conditions
- Improper or inadequate treatment
- Misuse of medications
- Unsanitary or unclean conditions
- Inadequate training of hospital staff
- Human error
- Failure to diagnose an illness
- Delay in diagnosis or treatment
- Failed surgeries
If a hospital, surgeon, doctor, or other medical professional fails to provide care that meets an acceptable standard, causing you injuries, seek consultation from our Ft. Lauderdale practice for review of your medical records.
If the medical malpractice was a result of institutional conditions, supervision, lack of training, nursing, or poor hiring processes, the hospital or facility may also be held responsible.
If you are the victim of medical malpractice, it is imperative that you seek competent, trustworthy representation as soon as possible.