Types of Serious Medical Malpractice Claims
Medical malpractice is a broad term and can occur in almost any area of
healthcare where a patient is injured from poor treatment or negligence.
This means that basically anytime you receive treatment in Washington
DC from a healthcare professional, there is a chance that medical malpractice
Medical malpractice can result in any number of injuries, from adverse
reactions to prescribed drugs, to brain damage, or even death from an
improper procedure. Medical malpractice can have devastating effects on
your life. Some of the areas where serious medical malpractice can occur are:
Failure to Diagnose Cancer or other Diseases - A physician or healthcare provider can be held liable
for not diagnosing your medical problems.
- Improper Embolization Procedures or Devices - Partner Ira Sherman is co-chair
of a national committee established by the American Association for Justice
(formerly the American Trial Lawyers Association) to lecture on and educate
lawyers regarding the improper use of glue as a device to embolize arterial-venous
malformations ("AVM") in the brain. Frequently Asked Questions
About Embolization Devices
Failure to Properly Treat - Often times a patient's medical problems go untreated or mistreated
as a result of misdiagnosis, delayed diagnosis, or administering the wrong
- Misuse of Prescription Drugs - When the wrong drug is prescribed, or if
you are not informed of the abusive nature of the drug or its side effects,
then the healthcare provider or pharmacy may be held liable for medical
malpractice for the pain and suffering caused by the drug.
Failure to Perform Correct Surgical Procedures - If your surgery was not performed correctly and has left you with personal
injuries or unwanted side effects, then the surgeon may be held liable
for medical malpractice.
Failure to Administer Anesthesia Correctly - When you are given anesthesia, sensitive techniques are used so that
you do not suffer from any complications. However, if the anesthesiologist
does not properly check you before applying anesthesia, you could suffer
from serious complications.
Medical malpractice can leave you with pain, suffering, and large medical bills. An experienced
medical malpractice lawyer will help you get compensated for your injuries,
a loved one's injuries, or in the worst case, a
The best way to determine if you have a good medical malpractice case is
to schedule a free consultation with an experienced medical malpractice
lawyer. The attorneys at Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata & Siegel, P.C.
are ready to evaluate your medical malpractice claim and let you know
what type of compensation you deserve.