It is an undeniable fact of life in the 21st century that patients can sometimes experience serious personal injury
or even wrongful death
as the result of the medical malpractice or negligence of their health care providers.
Let's face it, health care is no longer the personal affair it was even ten years ago.
Today, with the pervasiveness of managed care companies
and other insurers, your doctor
, the one person who should know your health care needs the best, is often subject to the policies of your HMO or PPO.
While medical science now offers more medical devices
, diagnostic tests and drugs
than ever before, it is the insurance companies, HMOS and PPS (not your doctor) who ultimately decide whether or not any of these will be used in the treatment or diagnosis of your medical condition.
Additionally, because of the increased pressure placed on doctors by insurers to operate highly efficient offices, personal time spent with your doctor has inevitably declined over the past several years.
The result? More medical misdiagnoses
and medical errors
resulting in the personal injury, needless suffering and sometimes permanent disability or death of their patients.
Compound this with the often devastatingly high costs of alternative treatment, or a protracted stay in a nursing home, and you begin to see why many seek compensation through a medical malpractice lawsuit
The statistics on medical malpractice reveal that for every medical error reported, over 50 go unreported. Why should you pay for your health care provider's negligence
If you have been seriously injured by the actions of a medical doctor, insurance company, hospital, nurse or other health care provider, it may be important to contact a medical malpractice attorney
who can help you protect your legal rights and claim what is legally yours. Please keep in mind that there may be time limits
within which you must commence suit.Medical Malpractice Attorneys associated with InjuryBoard.com
will evaluate your case free of charge
. In addition, you will not pay any fees or costs unless your attorney recovers medical malpractice compensation
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