Pediatric Errors

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Pediatric medical care is particularly challenging because healthcare professionals must consider numerous factors when treating children to ensure the highest level of care and safety. Unfortunately, the occurrence of pediatric errors is not uncommon in healthcare facilities around the country. Every year in the United States, thousands of children are harmed as a result of pediatric errors made by doctors, nurses, pharmacists, and other medical practitioners.

If your child suffered serious injury or death as a result of a pediatric error, you may be eligible to seek compensation for your damages including pain and suffering, medical bills, and more. Please contact us today to speak with a qualified and caring medical malpractice lawyer who can evaluate your case FREE of charge.

Types of Pediatric Errors

Pediatric errors may occur at any point during a child's development - from birth through late adolescence. The most common types of pediatric errors that occur because of a healthcare professional's negligence or wrongdoing include, but are not limited to:

  • Wrong dose of medication
  • Failure to properly administer medication
  • Omission of medication
  • Delayed diagnosis
  • Failure to diagnose a condition
  • Misdiagnosis
  • Birth injuries
  • Surgical errors
  • Prescription errors
  • More

Sadly, many of these pediatric errors can cause your child to suffer serious injury, illness, or even death.

What Are My Legal Rights?

If your child has been severely harmed as a result of a healthcare professional's negligence or wrongdoing, you have the legal right to file a medical malpractice claim to recover your damages. An experienced medical malpractice attorney has the necessary skills and knowledge to protect your legal rights and help you and your family get the compensation you deserve. Please click here to consult with a qualified medical malpractice attorney to learn more about your legal options.

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