Know Your Rights: 5 Most Common Types of Medical Malpractice

Know Your Rights: 5 Most Common Types of Medical Malpractice

Medical Malpractice
Every year people throughout California go to hospitals, doctor’s offices, and other health facilities to be treated for injuries and illnesses. While these people generally receive the help they need, there are some instances where people’s experience is more traumatic, than it is helpful.  When healthcare professionals are negligent or incompetent, their mistakes can result in serious harm to a patient. This is known as medical malpractice. There are several types of medical malpractice claims that a patient can make including: Anesthesia errors: If an anesthesiologist fails to give you the correct amount of anesthesia during a procedure, whether too much or too little, it can have serious consequences. Surgical errors: There are several types of surgical errors that can occur including wrong patient surgery, wrong site surgery, damage to…
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