04 Oct Medical Malpractice
When doctors or medical practitioners perform their duties, not under the standard of caring, and as a result, a patient is injured, it is medical malpractice. There are many types of medical malpractice, but the most common include misdiagnosis, failure to get a proper diagnosis for a medical condition, injury during birth, and medication errors.
To be able to get a medical malpractice claim, the victim (plaintiff) must have substantial evidence like proving an existing patient-doctor relationship, the failure of the doctor to provide proper care according to the prescribed standard, actual damages, and causation.
In a medical malpractice lawsuit, the plaintiff can sue the doctor or medical practitioner for non-economic and economic damages. These may include medical bills that were incurred in rectifying the results of malpractice, lost income, lost in the capacity to earn, suffering, pain, and mental anguish.
The period to file a case in medical malpractice is, and the claim must be submitted quickly. The state laws also vary from when it comes to the rules in filing a medical malpractice claim. If you are injured as a result of medical malpractice, you need to get in touch with a lawyer who specializes in this type of claims like the personal injury lawyers at Vectorial Law Vancouver.