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Category: Hospital Negligence

10 Reasons People Don’t Sue Their Doctors But Should

On Behalf of Fiol Law Group|Posted in Hospital Negligence,Medical Malpractice on June 5, 2017

You might have a medical malpractice case if a health professional fails to provide proper treatment, and that failure caused your injury. Generally, medical malpractice occurs when all four of the following apply: You had a doctor/patient relationship. Your doctor violated his or her duty of care (i.e., committed negligence). That negligence directly led to injuries or a poor health care outcome. Those injuries led to specific damages. In the medical profession, you’ll find most doctors are wholly devoted to their patient’s health. Unfortunately, you’ll find some who cut corners and don’t have their patient’s best interests at heart. These are the top 10 reasons people should sue their negligent doctors, but don’t: 1. They Like Their Doctor We all develop personal relationships with our health care providers. Sometimes, it’s hard to believe those who help us could do anything wrong. But, if your doctor misses an important diagnosis that… read more

Can I Sue a Doctor for Prescribing the Wrong Medication?

On Behalf of Fiol Law Group|Posted in Hospital Negligence,Medical Malpractice on May 15, 2017

Medical malpractice is a serious issue that impacts the lives of thousands of Americans every year. Malpractice takes many forms, but generally describes any time a doctor or health care professional causes harm to a patient through negligence (including hospital negligence), or acting in a manner that another reasonable and equally skilled professional would not in the same situation. Prescription errors are a common form of malpractice, and it’s important to know what to do if you find yourself ill or injured due to a prescription drug error. Establishing Medical Malpractice If you suffer an injury due to a doctor or other medical professional’s actions, you can file a medical malpractice lawsuit to secure compensation for your damages. To do so, it is highly recommended that you retain the services of a personal injury attorney. Even cases that may at first appear straightforward can quickly spiral into complex legal battles,… read more