Randall, Page & Bruch, P.C. – Attorneys at Law

Suffolk, Virginia Medical Malpractice Attorney

Doctors all over the world, usually have your best interest at heart. They want to find the correct treatment options for you should you be suffering from injuries or pain. It is significant to mention that no one is perfect and that includes doctors. They are only human and humans make mistakes.

Even though doctors are highly trained professionals that attended many years of schooling there are many contributing factors as to why they might make a critical mistake. These mistakes are not condoned in any way but as a patient seeking a medical malpractice attorney becoming familiar with this concept is crucial.

The Suffolk medical malpractice attorneys at Randall, Page & Bruch, P.C. have years of experience dealing with malpractice claims. We know that medical troubles are alarming and stressful. The added pressure of the growing pile of medical bills in no way eases your suffering.

Since we know money can’t completely undo your suffering, we can at the very least eliminate some stress from having to pay for treatments. Please contact us at The Randall, Page & Bruch, P.C. by dialing 757-517-8956. We are here to discuss your medical malpractice case and present you with all options moving forward.

What Are The Common Causes of Medical Malpractice?

Each year, US healthcare providers see anywhere from 15,000-19,000 medical malpractice claims against them. So, the question remains, what are people filing claims against?

The common causes of medical malpractice center mostly around:

  • Inpatients
  • Outpatients
  • Childbirth
  • Medication errors

Inpatients deal with medical malpractice claims involving surgical errors. Surgery errors range from outlandish like leaving surgical instruments inside the body to appalling in the amputation of the wrong limb. Then there are those errors in which surgery is performed on the wrong site or patient, the use of unsanitary surgical tools, and organ or nerve damage. Inpatients are not immune to anesthesia problems either. These are another common cause of medical malpractice claims since anesthesia can interact with the body in unexpected ways.

Outpatients experience most commonly misdiagnosis or failure to diagnose cancer or heart attacks. Diagnosis can be difficult for some of these conditions but nevertheless can be life-threatening all the same.

Errors in childbirth make up for about 20% of medical malpractice cases. OBGYNs have more cases filed against them than any other doctor. Doctor oversights can cause serious health problems for newborns.

Finally, medication errors that cause more than 1.5 million injuries in the US every year follow suit with medical malpractice claims. Prescribing the wrong medication or dosage and failure to warn patients of dangerous side effects rank as the number one medical malpractice in relation to medication.

Have You Been Injured By Your Healthcare Provider?

Any serious injury or medical side effect due to the actions of your healthcare provider should be enough of an incentive to contact us at Randall, Page & Bruch, P.C. Our very own Suffolk medical malpractice attorneys will remain by your side every step of the way. Some laws limit the amount of time you have to file a case, so don’t hesitate.

We know there is no way to undo the pain you have been through with injury or loss, but we can assist you to get the compensation you deserve and ease your financial burden. The call Randall, Page & Bruch, P.C. at 757-517-8956 to schedule a consultation today with a Suffolk medical malpractice attorney.

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