this legal minute is brought to you by the award-winning lawyers at buckfire law. a person who has suffered an injury due to a medical error can file a medical malpractice lawsuit. medical malpractice, also called medical negligence, occurs when an unacceptable medical mistake needlessly harms a patient. lawsuits can be brought against doctors, hospitals, and clinics. there are many types of medical negligence lawsuits. common examples of medical malpractice cases include: misdiagnosis or failure to diagnose a medical condition, improper treatment or failure to treat a medical condition, surgical and anesthesia errors, misread x-rays, mammograms, and ct scans, nursing negligence, and medication mistakes hospital falls are also considered medical negligence. there must be more than just a medical error to file a malpractice lawsuit. the mistake must also result in a significant injury or the death of a patient.
if the victim is a child, the lawsuit can be brought by a family member or other interested person. when a person dies due to medical negligence, the surviving family members can file a wrongful death lawsuit against the medical providers. our award-winning medical malpractice lawyers help people like you every day and we win among the largest settlements every year. we take care of everything from start to finish. for your free, immediate, and no obligation case review, call the buckfire law firm now at (855) law-2322. it costs no money to start your case and we only get paid after you receive your settlement check.