Tacoma Medical Malpractice Lawyer
Medical errors and adverse events have been estimated by credible researchers to result in between 100,000 and 400,000 hospital and health care related deaths each year. If the higher number is utilized, medical errors become the third leading cause of death in the United States.
These shocking figures can stem from surgical errors, hospital acquired infections, medication errors, prescription drug injuries and numerous other medical failures. Too many people are harmed by the so called “healing” professions. Too many people are improperly treated and diagnosed by an uncaring medical establishment.
In order to establish a medical malpractice claim, expert testimony by a health care professional in the same field as the defendant is usually required. The expert testimony must support the claim that the standard of care applicable to the particular medical profession had not been met by the defendant hospital or doctor and injury or death resulted.
Doug Cloud has successfully represented clients who have lost loved ones to medical malpractice. He has represented those injured by prescription drug errors and adverse drug reactions. He has held hospitals responsible for their negligent care resulting in debilitating infections acquired in a hospital or doctor’s office. He has held psychiatrists and psychiatric hospitals responsible for the death or their patients.
Medical malpractice cases demand an experienced attorney who will identify the issues and can identify the appropriate expert witnesses to establish the client’s case.
If you have concerns or questions about medical care obtained from a health care professional by you or a loved one, please don’t hesitate to contact Doug Cloud today for a free initial consultation.