When we are injured or become ill, we are likely to visit our doctor or the emergency department. Because medical professional have years of education, training and experience, we rely on them to properly diagnose us and treat us. However, doctors and surgeons are people, just like patients. They are prone to errors and mistakes, resulting in them occurring during the diagnosis and treatment of a patient. Alas, these errors can be overlooked, causing even further damage and harm to a patient.
While no one expects to be harmed by the medical professional they are relying on and paying to treat them, this unfortunate situation can happen even when a patient closely monitors their care. At Peach & Weathers, a Law Corporation, our skilled legal team understands the pain and suffering that can follow medical negligence. Thus, we are dedicated to helping harmed patients in the San Bernardino area assert their rights.
Medical professionals are required to meet a certain standard of care when treating a patient. If this standard is not continually met during their care and treatment, this could be considered medical malpractice. When asserting such a claim, our experienced attorneys understand the ins and outs of this action. Thus, we are prepared to help our clients collect necessary evidence, medical documents and expert testimony in order to assess the matter. We seek to prove the cause of the harm, evidencing that a medical professional or their medical team was negligent or at fault.
To learn more, check out our law firm's medical malpractice website. No one expects to go to the doctor or have a medical professional and end up in a worse condition. Thus, it is important to understand how this occurred and what rights are afforded to the harmed patient. A medical malpractice claim could cover losses such as medical bills, lost wages, rehabilitation and other related damages.