Due to recent changes in the law, it can be difficult for the victims of preventable medical error in Texas to find experienced and dedicated legal representation. The difficulty, expense, and expertise needed to handle these cases have driven many law firms out of the field of medical malpractice. Even some larger firms have eliminated or severely restricted their services for victims of medical negligence.
Our non-profit believes that the only way to obtain real justice for the families who have suffered, and to prevent further instances of injury or loss of life, is to help you find the resources needed take on the negligent doctors, nurses and hospitals — and make them pay.
Medical malpractice is a legal cause of action that occurs when a medical or health care professional, through a negligent act or omission, deviates from standards in their profession, thereby causing injury to a patient. The negligence might arise from errors in diagnosis, treatment, aftercare or health management. Medical Malpractice refers to any injury or complication caused by a healthcare professional. It has an element of “intent,” meaning the medical provider knew they should have provided treatment but failed to.
John Hopkins Medicine reports that medical errors cause the deaths of more than 250,000 people in the U.S. each year. This translates to 10% of all U.S. deaths is due to medical error.
If you suffered a serious injury or the loss of a loved one due to medical malpractice, we invite you to contact our offices today to schedule a free consultation with a nationally recognized leader in medical litigation.