When you visit a medical professional you expect to receive care that meets basic health industry standards. If by some unfortunate chance that you received incorrect care that resulted in a serious medical issue, you would be entitled to pursue a medical malpractice lawsuit.
Washington Law Center understands the complexities associated with medical malpractice claims. We are ready to fight for you. Our medical malpractice attorneys have a network of medical experts to help us analyze your case to determine exactly how you were wronged. We have extensive knowledge of the issues that warrant a valid malpractice case. We are ready to win your case against medical malpractice insurance carriers.
Our team of medical malpractice lawyers is ready to take on your case against negligent medical providers. Washington Law Center will hold them accountable for your pain and suffering. We will discuss your options and what steps you can take to move your situation to a positive conclusion. Washington Law Center has a no fee promise. If we do not win your case, you won’t owe us any attorney fees.
Because many people view medicine as a science rather than an art, people tend to assume mistakes by medical professionals are extremely rare. However, a staggering number of people are harmed by health care professionals. A look at medical malpractice statistics provide a somewhat alarming picture:
While it is natural to view medical diagnosis and treatment as an exact science, the facts provided above reveal that the art of medicine is decidedly imperfect. Medical errors can occur for many reasons that include incompetence, distraction, inadequate procedures, substance impairment, defective medical equipment and a multitude of other reasons. Some common types of medical malpractice include:
While an experienced Seattle attorney or Tacoma attorney is necessary to effectively pursue any type of personal injury claim, this is especially true for medical malpractice cases. Law firms that specialize in medical malpractice lawsuit cases work closely with a broad network of medical experts to analyze medical records, establish the applicable standard of care, identify deviations from that standard and present medical evidence to lay juries in an understandable manner. In most states, you cannot even file a lawsuit for medical malpractice without the case being evaluated by a medical expert. Our Seattle medical malpractice attorneys, in addition to our Tacoms medical malpractice attorneys, have extensive knowledge of the issues in these types of cases and routinely collaborate with medical experts.
A Washington medical malpractice law firm also will have the financial resources to effectively litigate these cases against medical malpractice insurance carriers. Our medical malpractice lawyers have the skill and knowledge to understand complex medical evidence and to cope with challenges related to proving substandard treatment and that such treatment caused injury to the patient.