Why You Need a Medical Malpractice Lawyer

<h1></h1> <p>A <span data-sheets-value="{"1":2,"2":"Medical malpractice lawyer"}" data-sheets-formula="=Hyperlink (R[0]C[-2], R[0]C[-1])" data-sheets-hyperlink="https://www.google.com/maps?cid=8016441830338870822"><a class="in-cell-link" href="https://www.google.com/maps?cid=8016441830338870822" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Medical malpractice lawyer</a></span>  will help you get the compensation you deserve after a medical injury due to a health care provider’s negligence. This compensation can include reimbursement for actual expenses like medical costs and loss of income, as well as an award for anticipated future medical expenses. Your lawyer will use expert witnesses to help calculate these costs. Non-economic damages such as pain and suffering are harder to determine. A jury will assign a dollar amount to this category based on how well you and your lawyer can make the case for how the medical error has impacted your life in a non-financial way.</p> <h2>From Hurt to Healing: The Compassionate Advocacy of a Personal Injury Lawyer</h2> <p>Medical malpractice cases are complex and require a lawyer who understands the complexities of the law, the medical literature, and the science behind medicine. A lawyer must also be familiar with the different rules and guidelines for bringing malpractice suits, which vary by state. For example, in New York, there are time limits—called statutes of limitations—that must be adhered to or the claim will be dismissed.</p> <p>There are many types of medical mistakes that can be considered malpractice, <a href="https://garmeylaw.com/blog/medication-errors-put-patients-at-risk-of-complications/#:~:text=Receiving%20the%20Wrong%20Medications%20Can%20Be%20Deadly&text=Drugs%20like%20antibiotics%20have%20the,a%20patient%20into%20anaphylactic%20shock.">including giving a patient the wrong</a> medication, operating on the wrong part of the body, leaving surgical instruments inside the patient, and failing to follow up on patients after surgery. Other common errors include a doctor prescribing the wrong medication or not consulting with other doctors before prescribing, plastic surgery mistakes, nursing home neglect, and production of faulty medical devices.</p> <p><iframe src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/bEPvdy2d2bk" width="387" height="216" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen="allowfullscreen" data-mce-fragment="1"></iframe></p>