When you seek help from a medical professional for health issues, you put your full trust in them and hope there will be no mistakes on their behalf or that of anyone on their team. However, that is not always the case. According to Becker’s Hospital Review, in the state of Maryland alone, there are approximately 21 medical malpractice suits filed per 100,000 residents every year.
Many people believe that filing a medical malpractice lawsuit is pointless due to the power that big hospitals and doctors have. However, the experienced lawyers at The Lapidus Law Firm in Washington, DC know that isn’t true, and their goal is to help you get a fair and reasonable settlement for your injuries.
Causes of Medical Malpractice
- Surgical Errors
- Birth Injuries
- Emergency Room Injuries
- Failure to Diagnose
- Lack of Informed Consent
- Failure to Follow Safety Procedures
- Failed to Provide Accepted Treatment
- Prescription Errors
How A Medical Malpractice Lawyer Can Help
If you obtain representation from a medical malpractice lawyer, you greatly increase your chances of getting a fair and reasonable settlement for the injuries or suffering you have endured due to the negligence of a doctor or someone else on the medical/hospital staff. A medical malpractice lawyer can help by doing in-depth investigations regarding what happened before, after, and during your incident.
Additionally, your DC medical malpractice lawyer will keep you informed throughout the legal process. And if the settlement offer you receive is not fair and reasonable, we will enter the ligation phase in pursuit of a favorable settlement.
You see, every hospital and medical facility has a team of lawyers in place to protect them just in case a medical malpractice claim is put into motion. The job of those lawyers is to keep that settlement as low as possible by finding any reason to minimize your injuries. Our job at The Lapidus Law Firm? To make sure your settlement isn’t a lowball offer. We’ll work tenaciously to ensure that the maximum settlement offer includes not just your injuries, but also your medical bills, pain and suffering, lost wages, loss of quality of life, and so much more.
They have their lawyers, and you should too.
Medical Malpractice Lawyers in Washington, DC
If you believe you have suffered an injury or wrongdoing from a doctor or anyone in a medical setting in the DC Metro area, getting representation from a medical malpractice lawyer is likely in your best interest. With four decades of experience in personal injury law, the experienced lawyers at The Lapidus Law Firm are here to help. Call us at 202-785-5111 for a free, no obligation consultation in order to discuss your options. You can also visit our website for more information about the other legal services that we offer.