Personally Invested in Your CaseSchedule A Free Consultation
Patients should be able to trust their doctors and healthcare providers. However, far too often the negligence of medical professionals leads to injury or death of a patient. If you have been a victim of medical malpractice, contact The Penton Law Group, PLLC in Jackson, Mississippi as soon as possible. Our Jackson medical malpractice attorneys can assist you in pursuing a claim for damages.
Medical malpractice claims are complicated cases involving complex medical and legal issues. Depending on the healthcare facility, different time constraints apply as to when you must file a lawsuit. Our experienced medical malpractice lawyers can help you navigate the legal system. We have the knowledge, legal skill and resources necessary to pursue your medical malpractice case. In order to pursue a medical malpractice claim, you must be able to prove that the medical professional:
We can assist you with evaluating your injury, determining the responsible parties and assessing the full extent of your damages. We can negotiate skillfully with insurance companies on your behalf and seek the compensation you deserve at trial, if necessary.
Not all mistakes made by healthcare providers are considered medical malpractice. To have a reasonable chance of winning, you must establish that the medical provider breached the applicable standard of care. Certain actions of our healthcare providers are “self-evident” practices, such as reading charts properly, diagnosing and treating common diseases and administering correct dosages of medications.
Common examples of medical malpractice include:
As reported in the Diederich Healthcare 2018 Medical Malpractice Payout Analysis, $3,925,073,250 in medical malpractice claims was paid out in 2017, representing a 2.34% increase from 2016. Percentages of this staggering sum, classified by severity of outcome, were paid out for:
Classified by type of malpractice, the following percentages of the nearly $4 billion sum were paid out for medical malpractice in the areas of:
At The Penton Law Group, PLLC in Jackson, Mississippi, we believe that negligent healthcare providers should be held accountable for the harm they cause. Call our Jackson injury lawyers today to schedule a free consultation if you or your loved one has been injured by medical malpractice.