Medical malpractice results from the failure of medical professionals to provide adequate treatment to patients. Each year, negligence on the part of health care professionals results in thousands of innocent victims and their families being injured or killed [link to wrongful death) Medical malpractice can occur from the negligence of hospitals, physicians, nurse practitioners, and other health care providers. Experience, legal skill and empathy help us analyze your case, understand complex medical matters and identify the negligent party or parties. Cassisi & Cassisi, P.C. has a reputation of aggressively pursuing and successfully achieving legal remedies for our clients.
Here are some common examples of medical malpractice.
A hospital or nursing home is liable for improper doses or overdoses of medication, negligent care, poor sanitation, infection, or poor equipment use.
A physician is liable for deviating from the generally accepted standards of practice in the community, delaying or failing to properly diagnose a patient's medical condition, or failing to properly treat the medical condition.
A physician for failing to properly perform a surgical procedure.
A physician is liable for not obtain the necessary informed consent of the patient before performing a procedure or operation.