Every day, families across America are affected by the unfortunate situation of medical negligence. It happens more than it should, but knowing how to react to medical negligence is essential. The fact is that medical negligence can seriously alter someone’s life. Most doctors have malpractice insurance, but that doesn’t mean that you shouldn’t seek legal help. If you or a loved one are experiencing any of these results of medical malpractice, don’t hesitate to contact Snyder Law Group today.
A medical mistake not only has an obvious physical result, but it can affect the emotions of a patient too. The trust established between the patient and doctor will be broken by medical malpractice, which will change how a patient sees them and other doctors. Also, possibly spending the rest of one’s life with a condition because of medical negligence can hurt someone’s emotional wellbeing. Medical negligence also affects the emotions of the patient’s entire family, as well as friends who have to see them in this state.
Types of Damages
There are other damages worth considering from a medical error besides physical or emotional pain. One act of medical negligence can compound into further issues. From the loss of enjoyment to physical disability and life-threatening complications, medical negligence can exacerbate a problem.
Most notably, medical negligence requires the patient to make return trips to the hospital to correct the issue. They might also need physical therapy and additional medications, which can all be expensive. These expenses can hurt the patient as well as the people who need to take time away from their jobs to care for them. If there is any loss of income, then the patient will be put in a difficult financial situation.
Contact The Snyder Law Firm Today
The Snyder Law Group, LLC, proudly represents clients throughout Maryland and Washington, D.C. Our experienced Baltimore attorneys understand the frustration that comes with an insurance company, medical professional, or other party that refuses to accept liability for negligent or reckless behavior. You can take heart in knowing there are talented and experienced lawyers ready to work for you. We are experienced in handling personal injury claims of medical malpractice or injury resulting from serious car and truck accidents, and have secured hundreds of millions in verdicts settlements*. Please visit our website, www.410thefirm.com, for more information and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.