Medical Malpractice Lawyers San Diego

Are you in need of a San Diego medical malpractice lawyer? Thousands of people in the United States die each year as the result of medical error. According to a comprehensive and highly regarded hospital study by Harvard University, more than 1 million people suffer injuries each year as a result of mistakes caused by doctors, anesthesiologists, residents, nurses, technicians and malfunctioning medical devices. Medical malpractice also occurs in other settings, such as doctor’s offices or nursing homes. Most of the victims never know their injury was due to medical error. But investigations into such personal injury cases often reveal medical malpractice on the part of doctors, nurses and other health care professionals. Whether failing to timely diagnose a medical condition, inattention to patients, or incorrectly prescribed medications, the results are often catastrophic. Patients suffer injuries ranging from birth defects to brain damage to spinal cord injuries to death. People also contract infections while being hospitalized. If you or a loved were the victim of medical malpractice here in San Diego, contact the experienced med mal lawyers of the Gomez Law Firm today.

WHAT IS MEDICAL MALPRACTICE?

Medical malpractice is the failure of a health care provider to treat and care for a patient with a reasonable degree of expertise and compassion. If a physician was careless, lacked proper skills or disregarded standardized rules, a jury may find the health care provider negligent. If damages resulted from such negligence, monetary compensation may be awarded. Hospitals can be liable for the negligence of their employees, including staff nurses and technicians.

Medical malpractice is common, particularly in hospitals. It can occur during various stages of care, during something as complicated as surgery or as simple as the prescribing of drugs. In fact, a study by the Institutes of Medicine recently found that medication errors occur on average once a day to every hospital patient, resulting in serious injuries and thousands of patient deaths.

The Gomez Law Firm has trained attorneys and a wealth of experience in medical malpractice lawsuits. We have won a litany of large settlements and verdicts in medical malpractice cases. Our medical malpractice attorneys employ exhaustive investigation, the latest technology and courtroom experience to insure maximized results.

The Gomez Law Firm’s attorneys have had impressive legal victories in various types of medical malpractice cases, including the following:

  • Allergies
  • Anesthesia
  • ARDS – Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome
  • Brain Injuries
  • Birth/Infant Injuries
  • Cancer Cases/Missed Diagnosis
  • Fertility
  • Gastric Bypass
  • General Doctor/Hospital Error
  • Medication Errors
  • Plastic Surgery
  • Spinal Cord Injuries
  • Surgical Staples Injuries
  • Wrong-Site Surgery

Health care professionals are entrusted to provide the ill and injured with proper medical treatment with appropriate standards of care. Unfortunately, this trust may be broken by negligent or careless actions that worsen an already difficult situation, leading to greater injury and even wrongful death. If you, or a member of your family, have been injured by the wrongful conduct of a medical provider contact the Gomez Law Firm today. The Gomez Law Firm charges clients with medical malpractice claims on a contingency basis. What that means is the attorney is only paid if he or she wins money damages for you the client.  We will discuss your situation and go over the options available to you, as well as work with insurance companies and other parties involved in your case to make sure all of your needs are handled quickly and appropriately. Call and speak to a medical malpractice lawyer in San Diego today and find out your legal rights and options.


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