Compassionate Advocacy For Medical Malpractice Victims
When you place your trust in healthcare professionals, you expect quality care and positive outcomes. However, when that trust is shattered due to medical negligence, the consequences can be life-altering.
At Logan, Vance, Sullivan & Kores LLP, we understand the devastating impact that medical malpractice can have on individuals and their families. If you or a loved one has suffered harm due to medical negligence, know that our dedicated team is just a click or call away, ready to provide the support and guidance you need.
Understanding Medical Malpractice
Medical malpractice occurs when a healthcare professional’s actions deviate from the accepted standard of care, resulting in harm to the patient. It can encompass various situations, including:
- Surgical Errors: Mistakes made during surgery include operating on the wrong body part or leaving surgical instruments inside a patient’s body.
- Misdiagnosis or Delayed Diagnosis: Failing to correctly diagnose or promptly diagnose a medical condition, leading to delayed or improper treatment.
- Medication Errors: Administering the wrong medication, incorrect dosage, or failing to account for potential drug interactions.
- Birth Injuries: Negligence during childbirth, resulting in harm to the baby or mother, such as cerebral palsy, Erb’s palsy, or other birth-related injuries.
We can help you determine what type of claim you have and what you can expect from the process of making a medical malpractice claim.
Defining Medical Malpractice
To establish a medical malpractice claim, it is necessary to prove the following elements:
- Doctor-Patient Relationship: A professional relationship existed between the healthcare provider and the patient, establishing a duty of care.
- Breach of Duty: The healthcare provider failed to meet the recognized standard of care, deviating from what a competent medical professional would do in similar circumstances.
- Causation: The provider’s negligence directly caused the patient’s injuries or worsened their condition.
- Damages: The patient suffered physical, emotional, or financial harm as a result of the healthcare provider’s negligence.
The experienced lawyers at Logan, Vance, Sullivan & Kores LLP can help you assess your case and help you gauge your expectations and what damages you may have. We can give you the support you need as you pursue a medical malpractice claim.
Navigating Connecticut’s Medical Malpractice Laws
Connecticut has specific laws governing medical malpractice claims. It is important to understand the statute of limitations, which sets a deadline for filing a lawsuit and other procedural requirements. Our experienced personal injury attorneys have in-depth knowledge of Connecticut’s medical malpractice laws and can guide you through the complexities of your case.
Take The First Step Towards Justice
If you believe you or a loved one has been a victim of medical malpractice, don’t hesitate to seek legal advice. Contact Logan, Vance, Sullivan & Kores online or at 860-733-6504 today to schedule a free confidential consultation in Torrington. Our compassionate team will listen to your story, assess your case, and help you pursue the justice and compensation you deserve. Remember, we are just a click or call away.