Areas of Practice
Medical malpractice is the improper, unskilled, or negligent treatment of a patient by a physician, dentist, nurse, pharmacist, or other health care professional. A form of personal injury, you must prove the medical professional is negligent… determined by what is called a standard of care. It must be shown that the medical professional did not follow the standard of care and that his or her action caused your injury; usually, but not exclusively, through testimony by other like medical experts.
Some typical malpractice cases involve:
- Surgical mistakes
- Retained foreign bodies(objects left within the body after surgery)
- Medication errors
- Hospital negligence
- Physician errors
- Failure to diagnose
- Nurse errors
- Birth injuries, including cerebral palsy, erb's palsy, hypoxia, etc.
- Brain damage
- Anesthesia mistakes
If you believe that you or your loved one has suffered an injury or death due to medical malpractice, contact L.A. Johnson & Associates, LLC. Our attorney has 26+years of experience in the medical field and knows how to get answers to tough medical questions. If you have a case, we will work diligently to get you the settlement you deserve. Money will not cure the mistake, but it can help with the cost of the ultimate consequences.