Bakersfield Medical Negligence Lawyer
An act or omission on the part of a doctor, nurse, surgeon or any medical professional that causes injury to a patient may be described by the legal term "medical negligence." By definition, negligence is a failure to act with proper caution or care under the circumstances, when this causes injury to another person. Committed by a professional in the field of medicine, negligence can be catastrophic or deadly.
Have you been the victim of some form of medical negligence in a Bakersfield hospital or medical facility? Pacific Attorney Group can help. Our attorneys represent victims of
medical malpractice and negligence throughout Bakersfield, and we will be happy to apply our experience and knowledge to assist you. To schedule a free case evaluation with a lawyer at our offices, call or contact us online.
Examples of Medical Negligence
Some examples of medical negligence may include:
- A doctor forgetting to add pertinent information to a patient’s chart
- Mixing up patients’ charts
- Forgetting to administer medicine or an important part of a medical procedure
- Missing something in performing basic tests to diagnose a patient’s condition
- Accidentally picking up the wrong medicine from the shelf
- Administering the wrong dosage of a drug to a patient
Free Consultation with a Bakersfield Medical Negligence Attorney
Everyone makes mistakes - it's a part of being human. Unfortunately, when a professional in any medical field makes a mistake or acts negligently, this can have life-altering consequences to unsuspecting patients and their families. If you would like to discuss in depth what legal rights you have after being subjected to medical negligence in a Bakersfield hospital, feel free to call our firm at 800-670-8142 or contact us online.
Your initial consultation with a Bakersfield medical negligence attorney is free.