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What Constitutes Negligence in a Medical Malpractice Case?

If you or a loved one has experienced a botched surgery, poor medical treatment, or even death, you might be entitled to financial compensation as a result of medical malpractice.

You’re probably wondering whether or not you have a case. In a medical malpractice case, your attorney must have one or several medical experts’ testify that no reasonable health care provider would have done what your health care provider did and that the doctor or health care provider’s negligence caused or worsened your injury.

This can be difficult to prove in cases involving misdiagnoses. If a doctor fails to correctly diagnose a patient with cancer and the patient dies sixth months later, the doctor can argue that the patient experienced a terminal condition and would have died regardless of whether or not he would have been treated.

A doctor can be held liable for misdiagnosing a condition, failing to correctly treat a condition, incorrectly treating a condition (ie, administering the wrong medication), or failing to adequately warn a patient about the medical treatment they received, and failing to provide them with information about other available treatments.

One of the most difficult legal cases that exist is the medical malpractice case. In fact, very few cases are qualified to handle them, which is why they are so often overlooked or denied by law firms.

At Fellerman & Ciarimboli, we take pride in our experience in taking on insurance companies, doctors, and hospitals. We have close relationships with medical experts that are readily available to look at your case. We also employ the latest courtroom techniques and technologies to ensure that your case is handled with the best care available.

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With more than 40 years of combined experience, the personal injury attorneys at Fellerman & Ciarimboli strive to provide the best service to clients in Philadelphia, Northeast Pennsylvania, and throughout the Keystone State.





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