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Phoenix Medical Malpractice Lawyer

Medical errors in the USA are far too common. More Americans may die from medical malpractice than from opioid drug overdoses, gun violence, and car accidents, combined.

As patients, we put an enormous amount of trust in doctors. Our health and our lives are in their hands – literally, in some instances. When medical providers make a grave mistake, you have every right to hold them accountable for the damage they have caused. You have the right to answers, justice, and the compensation you need to afford the best medical care.

Don’t allow a careless physician to get away with turning your family’s life upside down like this. Hire an AZ medical malpractice attorney to fight for you.

  • We may help you get your life back on track quickly while you focus on getting better.
  • We always try to go the extra mile for you, including working with insurance companies to make sure your bills are paid on time.
  • We know from experience what it’s like trying to rebuild your life after being a victim of medical malpractice. We treat every client the way we would expect to be treated.

Do you think you have a case? It’s free to call and find out. Our Phoenix personal injury lawyers listen to your questions, give you honest answers, and deliver the results you deserve.

Let Us Deal With Your Claim: You have more important things to worry about. We’ll deal with the insurance company so you can focus on getting better.

What Is Considered Medical Malpractice?

What exactly does it mean for a health care professional to practice medicine badly?

Many patients believe that a negative outcome is malpractice, but that’s not always true. Some claims require clear and convincing evidence, which means the medical oversight might not rise to the level of malpractice.

To lawyers who practice this branch of law, the medical malpractice definition is medical care that deviates from the standard of care.

Examples Of What May Be Medical Malpractice Cases

  • Missed Diagnosis Treating serious medical conditions, such as cancer, is easier if it’s caught early. Early diagnosis is one of the most effective ways to make otherwise fatal conditions manageable. When a doctor fails to inform you of a condition in time, the condition becomes more dangerous, more difficult, and more expensive to treat. As a result, it’s more likely to be fatal. Failure to inform a patient of a potentially fatal condition can be medical malpractice. Don’t let a doctor get away with not putting your health first. Hold them accountable if they drop the ball.
  • Hospital Infections The CDC reported that more than 722,000 patients received an internal infection when they were at the hospital. Of those, 75,000 victims died, which means that one out of every ten people who got a hospital infection died from it. Hospital infections occur when doctors put profits before their patients. They can lead to expensive treatment, amputation, or death.
  • Sepsis Infections Sepsis is a particularly dangerous type of infection that can occur in a hospital. Sepsis causes your flesh to die, filling the wound with toxins that can spread throughout your body. If it’s not caught in time, sepsis leads to amputation or death.This infection is preventable. Hospitals have policies they’re supposed to follow to minimize your risk of getting it. When they don’t, it could be a sign of medical malpractice.
  • RSD & Chronic Pain Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD) is a serious medical condition that causes chronic pain. While it can occur naturally after an injury, the most common cause of RSD is medical error.If your doctors and nurses fail to do their job, a poorly placed needle or another form of malpractice can sentence you to a lifetime of pain. If someone else’s negligence caused your RSD, you deserve compensation.
  • Preventable Amputations Every year, more than 185,000 Americans lose one or more limbs to amputation. Losing a limb is something that affects you for the rest of your life, so the fact that as many as 60% of these amputations were preventable is inexcusable. Doctors had the responsibility to monitor and treat the infection before it forced them to amputate your limbs. They failed and now you have to live with the consequences. We’ll help you hold them accountable so you can get your life back on track.
  • Birth Injury Giving birth to a child should be a joyful time. You can’t wait to finally meet them and watch them grow up. But sometimes life doesn’t go according to plan. Birth injuries occur when someone on the medical staff doesn’t do their job and puts your son or daughter’s life at risk.At Hoxie Law, we fight to hold hospitals accountable. We can’t change what happened to your child, but we can try to make sure they have the resources they need to live a full, productive life despite their injuries.
  • Surgical Mishaps If a surgeon or someone under their care makes a mistake during surgery, call us! We want to investigate to determine if they can be held accountable.