When you think of the leading causes of death in the country, most people think of heart disease, cancer, stroke, even accidents. Few people realize that one of the top killers is also one of the most insidious and least talked about: medical error and negligence.
In the state of South Carolina, many inmates are not receiving adequate medical care. In fact, cases of negligence, in which inmates have received detrimental, even life-threatening, medical care, are on the rise.
One of the most confounding things about medical malpractice is that it often goes unreported. Many people are unaware that they have been a victim.
Nursing home negligence is an increasingly familiar nightmare for residents and families, who are extremely limited in their ability to find justice.
It is possible that you have a legitimate lawsuit and are entitled to a financial settlement to recoup losses, damages, and accrued medical bills.
If sepsis does in fact develop as a result of misdiagnosis or medical negligence, individuals or families may be eligible to file a lawsuit that could lead to a cash settlement.
The only way to know if you have been a victim is to consult with a reputable attorney with well-documented experience in medical malpractice.
Medical Malpractice is generally defined as negligence by a health care provider in which the medical treatment provided falls below the accepted standard of practice and causes injury or death of a patient. Given simply, it’s a medical mistake or error by a health care provider. But did you know that a delay in diagnosis […]