Failure to Prevent Injury

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One form of medical malpractice occurs when a doctor, nurse, or other medical professional fails to prevent an injury or prevent a complication that can result in significant harm to a patient. Failure to prevent an injury may cause serious injuries and even death to a patient. If you or a loved one has suffered serious harm due to a medical professional's failure to prevent an injury, you may be eligible to file a legal claim to seek compensation for your losses. Please contact us today to speak to a qualified medical malpractice attorney who can evaluate your case and determine the best course of action for you.

A medical professional's failure to prevent injury can occur for a number of reasons and usually involves medical negligence or error . Some common causes of medical mistakes that would result in a failure to prevent an injury include, but are not limited to:

• Improper treatment of injury

• Failure to provide treatment of injury

• Failure to follow-up with a patient

• Failure to refer patient to specialist

• Failure to prevent slip and fall injures on medical facility property

Prescription errors

Failure to diagnose an injury

Failure to prevent a blood clot

Misdiagnosis of an injury

Delayed diagnosis of an injury

Failure to recognize and prevent an injury stemming from pregnancy and birth complications, surgical complications, eye injuries, brain injuries, and other conditions can lead to severe physical, mental, and emotional pain and suffering . The consequences of a medical professional's failure to prevent injury can be devastating and lead to life-long disabilities or death.

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If you or someone you love has suffered serious harm and/or death as a result of your doctor's failure to prevent injury, you may be eligible to recover your losses including medical bills, pain and suffering, and more . Please contact us today to learn more about failure to prevent injury or to speak with an experienced medical malpractice attorney who can protect your rights and help you get the compensation you deserve.

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