Going to the doctor or hospital often induces anxiety. Whether it is for an illness or an injury, a patient will often wonder what conclusions a medical professional will reach and what treatment plan the person will require. No matter the outcome, though, patients rely on medical professionals to proved a high quality of care and adequately diagnose and treat them. Despite this expectation, medical mistakes unfortunately occurring, resulting is serious harm to some patients.
At the Edmiston and Colton Law Firm, our legal team is dedicated to helping individuals in Montana who have been harmed by the negligence of doctors, surgeons, nurses and medical support staff. Because much trust and reliance are placed on medical experts, patients harmed by a negligent doctor are often shocked and confused.
Medical errors could greatly impact the health and wellbeing of a patient. For example, a misdiagnosis could result in the wrong treatment being administered. This could cause the patient to suffer worsened conditions because the person received the wrong medicine and no treatment has been initiated to treat the ailment the person is suffering. Moreover, new ailments could occur, causing the patient to require even more medical tests and treatment procedures.
Medical errors could occur at any stage of patient care by any medical professional, therefore, our experienced attorneys are prepared to collect any and all evidence and information necessary to determine the cause of medical negligence and what parties were liable.
To learn more, check out our law firm’s medical malpractice website. An injured patient has recourses available following medical negligence. A medical malpractice claim could help the patient recover compensation, covering expenses such as medical bills, rehabilitation, damages and other losses.