When a doctor or medical physician fails to adhere to the accepted standard of care in his/her field of medicine, and as a result injures or kills a patient, he/she can be held responsible for malpractice. Medical malpractice is a serious matter that affects thousands, if not millions, of people every year. Serious injury, permanent disability, and even death are all realities of medical malpractice.
Fortunately, the law affords protection to these victims, entitling victims to financial compensation if they can prove the doctor, physician, or medical staff acted in a negligent fashion. However, it can be very difficult to prove negligence of a medical nature. The best way to recover compensation and seek justice under the law is to contact an experienced Tampa personal injury attorney. An experienced medical malpractice lawyer can create a strategy to prove that negligence was a factor in your case.
Examples of Medical Malpractice
There are various types of medication errors which can lead to devastating consequences. If you were prescribed the wrong medication or given the wrong instructions regarding how much to take, you should contact our firm to learn how we could help you. Receiving the wrong medication could not only mean that the patient is not able to get better, but could even make their condition worse. There are many acts of negligence that can be classified as medical malpractice. At Distasio Law Firm, our Tampa team of medical malpractice lawyers has experience in the representation of victims of all types of medical malpractice, including:
- Surgical Error
- Emergency Room Error
- Anesthesia Error
- Failure to Diagnose
- Delayed Diagnosis
- Dental Malpractice
- Nursing Malpractice
- Birth Injuries
- Brain Injuries
- Wrongful Death
- Failure to request necessary tests
- Failure to perform proper follow-up care
Need a lawyer for a medical malpractice case in Tampa?
If you or someone you love has fallen victim to medical malpractice in Tampa, we can help you take the appropriate legal action to address your case. We know this is a frightening, overwhelming, and beyond stressful time for you. We want you to know that you’re not alone in these matters. At our law firm, you can rely on our relentless efforts to build the strongest case possible.
Attorney Scott Distasio is very experienced and well-practiced in Tampa medical malpractice law, and he knows what it takes to successfully address cases of this nature. That being said, it should come as no surprise that we are more than happy to use our knowledge to help you recover the monetary compensation you need to treat your injuries both now and in the future. Don’t wait to speak with a professional about your case. Contact a Tampa medical malpractice lawyer at our firm today!