North Carolina Surgical Errors and Medical Negligence Attorney
Just like accident victims, people who suffer medical malpractice suddenly find themselves in the midst of a crisis. Instead of healing from their health problems, they are burdened with an additional injury or illness. How will they pay the additional medical bills? Patients and their families are often upset, confused and looking for answers.
If you need representation in a medical malpractice case, it is important to choose a lawyer with significant experience in this area of law. Rebecca Britton has 20 years' experience with medical malpractice cases. In addition, before law school she worked as a paralegal in a malpractice defense firm and worked in a hospital emergency room, so she has added insight and perspective from those experiences. For a free consultation with a Fayetteville medical malpractice attorney, please call Britton Law, P.A., at 910-401-3356 or contact us online.
What Is Medical Malpractice?
Medical malpractice is generally defined as a medical provider (doctor, nurse or other health care professional) acting in a way that deviates from the accepted standard of care in that medical community. If this negligence causes permanent or significant physical harm, you may have a malpractice claim.
Common malpractice incidents include:
- Birth injuries
- Surgical errors
- Failure to monitor patients after surgery (failure to rescue)
- Failure to refer
- Emergency room errors
- Failure to diagnose
- Cardiac/heart disorder cases
- Failure to diagnose cancer
- Medication errors
We work closely with medical experts to evaluate malpractice claims and provide testimony during malpractice cases. Not every bad outcome is the result of medical malpractice. However, if you or a loved one suffered catastrophic injury or wrongful death due to medical negligence, call us at 910-401-3356 to discuss your claim. We will get your questions answered and if there is a claim to pursue, we will fight for the compensation you deserve.
If you are concerned about the treatment you or a loved one has received from a healthcare provider in North Carolina, the following resources may be helpful to you in finding information about their licensure and in exploring the possibility of making a complaint.
You may also find medical information and resources helpful at these links: