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Medical negligence

Health is the most valuable thing that every person has. Trusting doctors and medical institutions, we expect qualified help and recovery.

However, there are situations when, due to negligence, mistakes or incompetence of medical professionals, patients face serious health problems and even lose their lives. In such cases, we are talking about medical negligence.

What is medical malpractice?

Medical negligence is improper performance of professional duties by a medical worker, which leads to negative consequences for the patient’s health. It may be:

  • Incorrect diagnosis;
  • Non-appointment or untimely appointment of the necessary treatment;
  • Improper conduct of medical manipulations;
  • Careless maintenance of medical documentation;
  • Inadequate informing the patient about his health and the risks of treatment;
  • Disclosure of medical secrets.

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What should a patient do if he has met with medical negligence?

If you suspect that you have become a victim of medical malpractice, it is important to act decisively and competently. Here are some steps you should take:

  1. Contact the management of the medical institution with a written complaint, where you describe the situation in detail.
  2. Collect all the documents that confirm the fact that you received medical care (outpatient card extracts, prescriptions, examination results, etc.).
  3. Seek an independent medical examination to confirm a causal relationship between the actions of the medical professional and the harm caused to your health.
  4. Consult a lawyer who specializes in medical law. He will be able to represent your interests and help at every step in this case.

Why it is important to contact a lawyer: the main mistakes in self-defense

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Self-advocacy in cases of medical malpractice can lead to serious mistakes, because medical law is a complex field that requires deep knowledge and experience.

  • To successfully defend your rights in court, you will need a clear and convincing evidence base, which a lawyer can help you put together.
  • Without a legal education, you can incorrectly determine the type and amount of damage caused to you, which will lead to errors in calculating the amount of compensation.
  • Legally competent drafting of the statement of claim and other documents is a key factor for the successful consideration of your case in court.

Sue the doctor for negligence: support from our lawyer

The law firm “Prykhodko and Partners” offers comprehensive assistance in medical malpractice cases, which includes:

  1. Detailed analysis of your case:
  • Our lawyers will carefully study your medical records, medical history, test results and other materials relevant to your case.
  • We will analyze the actions of medical professionals to determine whether there have been violations of medical norms and rules.
  • If necessary, we will involve medical experts who will help us establish a cause-and-effect relationship between the actions of the doctors and the damage caused to your health.
  1. Consultation on your rights and prospects of the case:
  • We will explain to you in detail your rights and responsibilities as a patient, as well as the prospects for successful consideration of the case in court.
  • We will discuss with you different strategies for conducting the case and help you choose the one that will be most effective in your case.
  1. Collection of necessary evidence:
  • Our lawyers will help you gather all the necessary evidence to prove the fact of medical negligence.
  • These can be medical documents, records of witnesses, expert opinions, etc.
  • We will also help you to correctly prepare all the documents necessary for submission to the court.
  1. Drafting a claim and representing your interests in court:
  • Our lawyers will prepare a professional statement of claim in which your requirements will be clearly stated and substantiated.
  • We will represent your interests at all stages of the court proceedings, protecting your rights and seeking justice.
  1. Negotiations with a medical facility and an insurance company:
  • If necessary, our lawyers will negotiate with the medical institution and the insurance company in order to reach a settlement agreement and settle the dispute without going to court.
  1. Control over the execution of the court decision:
  • If the court makes a decision in your favor, our lawyers will monitor its implementation.
  • We will help you get the right compensation for your injuries.

Find out the price of legal assistance

Advantages of contacting our law firm:

  • Our lawyers have many years of experience in medical malpractice cases. We know all the intricacies of this area of law and know how to effectively protect the rights of our clients.
  • We approach each client individually, carefully studying their case and developing an optimal defense strategy.
  • We guarantee you a professional and responsible approach to your case.

By contacting the legal company “Prykhodko and partners”, you can be sure that your rights and interests will be reliably protected.

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An Iryna
Head of Commercial and Civil Law Practice

Lawyer, specialist in intellectual property. Specializes in registration and protection of copyrights, inventions, patents, trademarks, as well as development of intellectual property transfer agreements, license agreements.

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