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San Francisco Medical Malpractice Attorney

Medical malpractice occurs when a medical professional fails to provide standard treatment to a patient, causing injury or the wrongful death of the patient as a result. As patients, we trust our health and often our very lives in the hands of doctors, nurses, surgeons and all types of health care professionals every single day. We have the legal right to expect and receive medical care that is up to par with current standards and therefore can take legal action when this does not occur. If you or someone you love was injured due to medical malpractice in a San Francisco area hospital and you would like to learn more about your legal options, an attorney at our law firm can help.

Accident Lawyers represents injured patients throughout San Francisco and the entire Bay Area, providing aggressive and personalized legal counsel in order to seek top value settlements on our clients' behalf. If you are interested in discussing your individual legal matter with someone who can help, call us at 800-670-8142 and you will be connected with a San Francisco medical malpractice lawyer who can answer your questions, work to address your concerns, and in all offer you the guidance you need to make the right choice about your case.

We understand that medical malpractice cases may be complex, and it may be difficult to know what the right thing is. Let a lawyer at our offices offer you the compassionate guidance and pertinent information you need.

Medical Malpractice Lawsuits in San Francisco

A medical malpractice lawsuit may be filed against a doctor, hospital, or any other medical professional or facility for injuries that resulted from substandard care. There are particular cases that occur more frequently than others, and at Accident Lawyers we handle these and all other types of medical malpractice and medical negligence claims.

Failure to Diagnose
If you sought medical attention and the doctor failed to diagnose your illness or injury, you may have grounds for a medical malpractice claim. Diagnostic errors and negligence are a key part of our firm's practice, and we are committed to helping injured patients throughout the San Francisco area who have suffered as the result of a doctor's carelessness or failure to provide standard medical care. As in every other part of the medical care they provide, health care professionals have an obligation to properly diagnose a patient's condition with the tools available to them. They must use their knowledge, the patient's medical history and test results to determine what is going on and then administer the appropriate treatment. A failure to diagnose a medical condition or misdiagnosis may lead to a patient receiving the wrong treatment or being discharged when in need of immediate care. Click here to read more about failures to diagnose.

In addition to handling these cases, our firm can help patients who have been injured by anesthesiologist errors, bariatric surgery errors, cancer misdiagnoses, ER misdiagnoses or infections in hospitals. We understand how to recognize doctor errors, hospital errors, nursing errors and pharmacy errors when we see them and have the resources to build compelling cases that prove malpractice on the part of these individuals or facilities. We can help families dealing with the profound emotional trauma and financial difficulties brought about by birth injuries and can help patients dealing with blood transfusion injuries, paralysis, postoperative infections and other injuries caused by prescription errors, wrong site surgeries, medical errors and medication errors. We can handle injury and wrongful death claims of all kinds related to medical malpractice in the San Francisco area.

Working With a San Francisco Medical Malpractice Lawyer

Making the decision to work with a legal professional on your San Francisco medical malpractice claim is important. You will need to somehow prove that the doctor who caused your injuries did not provide proper care, and this can bring about various technicalities and will often require a complete understanding of the particular field of medicine it concerns in order to do this. A lawyer will have the legal knowledge to properly file your claim along with the resources to conduct a complete investigation into the matter.

Learn more about how we can help you. Contact a San Francisco medical malpractice attorney today!