New Orleans Medical Malpractice Lawyer
Backed by Over Five Decades of Combined Experience
When patients go to see a doctor, they rightly assume that the treatment they will receive is going to be instrumental in helping them recover from their illness or injury. Unfortunately, this is not always the case. Negligence is present in the medical field, just as it is in any other field, and the consequences can be severe.
At The Chopin Law Firm LLC, our attorneys share more than 50 years of collective legal experience. When we take on medical malpractice cases, we are able to devote tremendous time, resources, and knowledge to pursue the best possible outcome on our clients’ behalf. We genuinely care about the well-being of our clients and will pursue every avenue possible in order to obtain the compensation they deserve to cover their medical bills, lost wages, and more.
Common Examples of Medical Malpractice
The injuries caused by medical malpractice are varied. The cause and the type of personal injury will significantly impact the amount of compensation you may be eligible to receive.
Some examples of medical malpractice can include the following:
- Surgery errors
- Drug overdose
- Erb’s palsy
- Undiagnosed Illnesses or wrong diagnoses
- Pharmaceutical errors
- Emergency room negligence
- Hospital negligence
- Misdiagnosis of cancer or other illnesses
How Do I Prove Medical Malpractice Occurred?
Proving medical malpractice can be a complicated process that involves extensive review of medical records, hospital records, expert witness testimony, and more.
A medical malpractice claim must be able to prove that:
- You have a doctor-patient relationship
- The medical provider or hospital acted in negligence when treating you
- You suffered serious injuries as a result of the negligence
It is crucial that you enlist the help of a knowledgeable New Orleans medical malpractice attorney to guide you through your options. We have strong knowledge of medical procedures, processes, and negligence that can contribute to medical malpractice injuries.
Call (504) 475-2429 to Speak with a New Orleans Medical Malpractice Lawyer!
If you or a loved one have been injured by a physician, nurse, hospital, or other medical caregiver, don’t hesitate to pursue compensation with our skilled attorneys. With experience on both sides of the table, we understand the strategies that the insurance companies and hospital lawyers will use in order to minimize the compensation you are owed. We will use our unique experience and insight in your favor.