Lancaster Medical Malpractice Lawyer
Throughout Pennsylvania including Lancaster County, medical providers, including physicians, nurses, hospitals, dentists and paramedics, have a duty of care towards their patients. A breach of this duty of care can lead to serious harm suffered by their patients including wrongful death and bodily injuries. Circumstances can involve a failure to warn of surgical dangers, a failure to properly diagnose an injury or illness or negligently performing a medical procedure. Medical professionals must conform to standards of care set by the medical community in which they practice. A deviation from these standards may be grounds for a medical malpractice case. If you or a loved one believe they have been wrongfully killed or injured, call me, Joseph Monaco, Lancaster Medical Malpractice Lawyer, to learn your rights including whether you have a viable claim that should be investigated.
Lancaster, Pennsylvania Medical Malpractice covers a wide range of errors:
- Surgical errors
- Prescribing improper medications
- Medical errors during childbirth
- Defective medical equipment
- Cerebral Palsy caused by medical trauma
- Anesthesia errors
- Misreading a mammogram or other diagnostic test
In successful Lancaster Medical Malpractice claims, you and your family may be entitled to monetary compensation including economic losses such as wages and medical bills, non-economic losses including pain and suffering and loss of life’s pleasures and wrongful damages including the loss of society, comfort and guidance the departed would have provided his family but for his death.
Further, Lancaster Medical Malpractice claims are often complex and time consuming to pursue. That’s why it is important hire the right lawyer. The laws surrounding malpractice claims are always evolving as medical care advances through better technology and surgical methods. Sometimes, even the most advanced medical care cannot prevent or cure an illness or injury. Given such, a bad outcome may not be the result of malpractice. However, if the healthcare provider deviated from the applicable standard of care, which then led to harm, you may be entitled to an award of compensation.
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