What Are the Common Types of Medical Malpractice?
When you meet with us for your initial consultation, we’ll review the particulars of your case, and figure out the best approach. These are a few of the most common types of medical malpractice that we see in Chicago.
Medical mistakes can have serious consequences, and our medical malpractice cases frequently involve instances where a medical practitioner has incorrectly identified an illness or condition.
When a proper diagnosis is not made in a timely enough fashion to be of significant benefit to the patient, it’s considered to be a form of medical malpractice known as a delayed diagnosis.
No matter what kind of surgery one undergoes, there are a certain amount of risks that come along with the procedure. Inexperience, poor communication, and the cutting of corners can all result in dangerous surgical errors.
Defective Medical Devices
Medical devices intended to be placed inside the body can sometimes cause issues. Most commonly, we see this with hip replacements, blood clot filters, pacemakers, and hip implants.