Successive Medical Malpractice After a Car Accident
A car accident is a serious and life-changing event that is usually attributed to bad luck. However, studies have shown that over 90 percent of all accidents are caused by human error. The moments after a car accident are critical, as not treating the injured individual adequately or in a timely manner can lead to complications. In addition, medical malpractice after a car accident can occur, resulting in a double whammy – the injured individual’s health complications are further compounded by the actions of a medical professional on account of negligence due to breaching a certain duty of care.
Were you injured by the negligent actions of a doctor after having suffered an accident? Please contact our medical malpractice lawyers NOW at (773) 823-0298 so we can best advise you on compensation amounts for successive medical malpractice. McCready Law brings together highly experienced injury attorneys with combined experience spanning over 75 years, and we’d love to put this experience to work for you. Please contact us NOW at (773) 823-0298 to learn more about your legal options for compensation. The call is FREE, and there’s no legal obligation implied when you receive your complimentary legal consultation.
Here are some instances of successive medical malpractice:
- Improper handling of an injured individual after a crash during transportation
- Having the patient wait too long for treatment with their injuries
- Misdiagnosis of a medical condition due to the crash
- Failure to perform tests and health exams
- Misreading lab results
- Failure to operate in a timely manner
- Operating on the wrong organ or body part
- Sending the patient home before they have fully recovered
Successive Medical Malpractice and Standard of Care
There’s a certain standard of care that facilities and medical professionals are required to provide to all its patients. Breaching of this standard of care is illegal and may be a valid reason to file a medical malpractice claim, specifically for successive medical malpractice. This malpractice claim will allow you to recover damages for lost wages, past and future medical bills, the cost of therapy and rehabilitation, as well as pain and suffering, among other damages. It is also vital that you file this claim within two years of discovering your injury in order to retain its validity.
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In such cases, you may recover compensation via car insurance for the accident, as well as file a medical malpractice claim which must be taken care of by the driver that caused your accident. Successive medical malpractice is a murky and sometimes abstract issue, so please get in touch with our best medical malpractice attorneys NOW at (773) 823-0298 to learn more about your legal options for compensation. The call is FREE, and there’s no legal obligation. We look forward to hearing from you.