Doctor Negligence Takes Many Forms
Doctors have a duty to uphold certain standards of care when diagnosing and treating patients. Sometimes, when they make mistakes, it’s obvious. Perhaps an emergency room physician didn’t take the time to gather a thorough medical history, for example. Perhaps a surgeon left behind a sponge or surgical instrument in your body. Or maybe a doctor didn’t refer you to the right specialist in time.
In many cases, however, negligence is more subtle. There are many judgment calls and gray areas in medicine. It may take a medical expert to evaluate whether the doctor strayed beyond the bounds of professionalism and into malpractice.
That’s why it’s so important to get legal help whenever you suspect that medical negligence may have played a role in your suffering.
We Offer The Advantage Of Medical And Legal Knowledge
At the law office of Barry D. Lang, M.D. & Associates, our staff includes attorneys and doctors. This means we have the legal and medical knowledge necessary to determine whether negligence was a factor.
We have had a great deal of success representing victims of physician negligence such as:
- Failure to make an accurate diagnosis
- Failure to treat infections, cancer and other life-threatening conditions
- Failure to make appropriate referrals
- Failure to prescribe the right medication (or the right dosage)
- Failure to use the proper surgical techniques
Not Getting Any Answers?
When something goes wrong while you’re under the care of a physician, you may not know where to turn for answers. Hospitals are quick to deny any wrongdoing. They may dismiss the injury as unrelated or refuse to look into it any further.
We know that a big part of seeking justice is getting answers. By conducting a thorough investigation with all the legal tools available to us, our firm can help you get the answers and compensation you need to move forward with your life.