Medical Malpractice is the failure of medical professionals to provide proper treatment to patients resulting in a personal injury.
Estimates of the number of Americans who die due to medical errors are between 400,000 and 425,000 annually, according to the Journal of Patient Safety. This has become the third leading cause of death in the United States, behind deaths from heart disease and cancer.
Instances of wrongful activities which can be referred to as medical malpractice:
- Misdiagnosis of Disease such as Cancer
- Birth Injury
- Nursing Home Abuse
- Dental Malpractice
- Anesthesia Errors
- Medication Errors
- Unnecessary Surgery
- Surgical Error
- Adverse Effects of Medication
- Infections in Hospitals
Attorney Shannon J. Sagan, will help you or a loved one find out what your rights and legal options are and help you to recover full and fair compensation as a result of the negligence of a medical professional.