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The number of negligence-related wrongful deaths that occur each year is alarming. Although doctors are highly skilled and thoroughly trained in their practice, they are not free from error. Statistics show thousands of people are victims to the errors and negligence made by medical professionals, doctors, and physicians. Although mistakes are an inevitable part of nature, when a health care professionals commit an error, their type of mistake can be fatal.

Mistakes and errors are a growing problem in the United States. Hundreds of thousands of cases occur each year, yet only a small fracture of them are brought to trial. Unfortunately, when confronted with this type of a case, some doctors and insurance companies will claim to have been victimized and may even allege the claim is frivolous and false. Therefore, it is extremely important as a PHYSICIAN, PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT OR NURSE,  you seek a strong legal “defense” from a San Diego Professional Liability defense lawyer who will fight for your rights and advance your interests.

Wrongful death cases that result from a doctor’s negligence and mistake require the careful assessment and thorough examination of an experienced and credible forensic exert PLUS a skilled attorney with proven written results and natural ability. A highly regarded professional liability lawyer at Spital & Associates will review the claims and accusations and will provide you with the legal advise necessary to defend such a matter. Because of their delicate and complex nature, it is advisable that a PHYSICIAN, PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT OR NURSE you speak with a healthcare “defense” attorney to know the process and your rights if a claim of neglect or wrongdoing AGAINST  YOU has been made regarding any of the following:

  • Misdiagnosis and failure to diagnose
  • Wrongful death
  • Birth Injury
  • Surgical Error
  • Stroke or heart attack misdiagnosis
  • Nursing home medical error or nursing home abuse
  • Medication mistake
  • Anesthesia error
  • Defective heart devices
  • Blood transfusion reaction
  • OB/GYN medical malpractice
  • Dental malpractice
  • Psychiatric error
  • Hospital negligence

When a patient seeks the help of a doctor or physician, (s)he expects high quality standard care. If a health care professional fails to provide you with what is expected of him/her and other professionals in the same field, the patient may be entitled to compensation for his/her pain and suffering. Medical negligence can lead to numerous health complications and can result in adverse and permanent symptoms, along with unnecessary and costly expenses.

These types of cases are some of the toughest and most difficult types to defend. They require a thorough examination of facts, hospital records and documents and often, testimonies from credible forensic experts. The skilled professional liability DEFENSE lawyers at Spital & Associates frequently work with health care professionals and forensic experts to seek the expertise necessary to acquire the best foundation possible to build and prepare a defense and offense.

Our Professional Liability DEFENSE attorneys believe in the rights of patients. We are strong advocates for the proper treatment of illnesses and medical conditions of all patients. When a doctor or physician fails to recognize the presence of a serious illness, prescribes incorrect medication and treatment, or fails to provide the necessary care a patient requires, he/she needs to be held responsible. On the other hand, all of us are IMPERFECT and we strive to present the facts and legal principles that will advance the interests of our clients and protect their rights.

If you believe there is a CLAIM or you are being charged or investigated for unprofessional conduct, negligence or incompetence, call or email for a free initial extended attorney consultation with a skilled Professional Liability “defense” attorney at: (619) 583-0350.

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