Medical malpractice happens when a healthcare provider, such as a doctor, nurse, or surgeon, causes injury to a patient as a result of negligence or wrongdoing. Whether it’s an error prescribing medication, incorrect diagnosis of illness or injury, or a surgical mistake, it can be considered medical malpractice.
If you or someone you love is the victim of medical malpractice, you need help. An Ohio medical malpractice attorney from Nurenberg, Paris, Heller & McCarthy can investigate your case and help you get compensation for your injuries. Call us at (888) 900-6075 or fill out a free initial consultation form today.
Types of Medical Errors
Medical errors can injure any patient undergoing treatment for any condition, illness, or injury. Some of the most common medical errors include:
- Birth injuries
- Misdiagnosis of an illness or injury
- Prescription medication errors
- Surgical mistakes
Visit our common medical errors page to find out more about the types of medical malpractice cases we handle.
Proving Medical Malpractice
Healthcare providers occasionally make mistakes. Proving that those mistakes were due to negligence—or failure to act with reasonable care—can be difficult.
Hospitals and doctors have many resources to defend themselves from medical malpractice claims, but you’re not in this fight alone. The Cleveland medical malpractice lawyers at Nurenberg Paris can help you determine who was at fault for your injury. We have years of experience as trial lawyers, and we’ll stand up to the hospital and doctors who injured you.