You place your trust in medical professionals to uphold their duty in helping you when you are in need of medical assistance. Your health is important and should be taken seriously. Unfortunately, healthcare providers can be reckless and fail to uphold their duties. If you have been injured and are dealing with medical providers and their insurance companies, you need help from the medical malpractice lawyers of The Cochran Firm Atlanta.
At The Cochran Firm Atlanta, we fight for those who have misplaced their trust in medical providers and are injured as a result. In holding medical professionals and their insurers accountable, our experienced medical malpractice attorneys assist victims of medical malpractice by getting them the justice that they deserve.
No one is 100 percent perfect and errors do happen from everyone, including the doctors. So, how do you know if a mistake/negligence by a doctor is medical malpractice? By contacting The Cochran Firm Atlanta, we can provide a free initial consultation to discuss your case and let you know if you have been injured due to medical malpractice.
Medical malpractice is professional negligence, either by an action or the failure to take action by a caregiver (hospital, doctor, nurse, surgeon, etc.)in a way that differs from the acceptable standards within state law, federal law, and the laws of the medical community.
Unfortunately, the burden of proof will lie on the shoulders of the victim of the medical malpractice. This is not an easy task, as two doctors can treat the same injury or illness differently even if they have similar backgrounds, training, and expertise.
If you are able to prove that a healthcare professional’s actions resulted in harm to the patient, you will then need to show the extent of the damages (physical, psychological, financial, etc.) that incurred as a result of the medical malpractice. This should include hospital bills, doctor bills, lost wages, or other compensations.
Sadly, a large number of medical malpractice cases go unclaimed due to the lack of proof or fear on the part of the injured party. In some wrongful death cases, the malpractice may never be detected due to the assumption that the patient passed away as a result of the patient’s disease or injuries. Or, it may happen that the victim gets lured into taking a quick settlement, but it is better to step back for a moment and think.
The Cochran Firm Atlanta is the choice for many people looking for a medical malpractice law firm in Atlanta, Georgia with extensive experience representing those injured by a doctor, nurse, dentist, or other healthcare professional.
Trust in our medical malpractice attorneys and staff. Let our experienced legal team fight for you and your loved ones. Call The Cochran Firm Atlanta today at (404) 222-9922 for a free consultation.
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Want to file a medical malpractice claim? Contact our medical malpractice lawyers, who have expertise in medical malpractice cases involving anesthesia, surgical errors, nursing malpractice, hospital negligence, cancer malpractice, birth injuries, Stillbirths, delayed diagnosis, and delayed treatment. Call The Cochran Firm Atlanta toll-free at (404) 222-9922, or send us your queries using this inquiry form.
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