Chicago Medical Negligence and Birth Injury Lawyer
Medical negligence or malpractice is negligence committed by a professional health care provider – a doctor, nurse, dentist, psychiatrist, podiatrist, hospital or hospital worker – whose performance or duties departs from a standard of care of those with similar training and experience, resulting in harm to a patient. Medical negligence can result from a failure to act or from acting improperly.
If you were or a loved one sustained injury due to the negligence of a medical professional, schedule a free consultation with the law firm of Kent M. Lucaccioni, Ltd. Contact us online or call 312-386-7683.
What is negligence?
Negligence is the failure to use reasonable care, or a failure to use the same degree of care that a reasonably prudent person (i.e. doctor) would use under same or similar circumstances.
Some types of medical negligence may be:
- Delay in diagnosis
- Missed diagnosis
- Surgical and/or anesthesia error
- Improper consent before a procedure
- Birth injury, including cerebral palsy and brain damage
Contact a Chicago Medical Negligence Lawyer
Our attorneys can inform you of your rights and options in holding medical professionals responsible for their negligence. Schedule a free initial consultation by calling 312-386-7683. You can also contact us online.