Minnesota Medical Malpractice
When we put our trust in the hands of trained medical professionals, including doctors, nurses, specialists and carers, we expect that they will do what they can to ensure we are taken care of. However, in some instances a medical professional may make an error due to negligence that can have devastating consequences.
From a dental mishap to an error in judgment on the operating table, from nursing home negligence or improper prenatal care, these mistakes can all be considered medical malpractice. If you or someone you love has been negatively impacted by a health or medical professional’s negligence, then you may be looking at a medical malpractice lawsuit. Contact McEwen & Kestner, PLLC to discuss your legal rights to compensation and justice.
Medical Malpractice Areas
Medical malpractice is a broad term used when someone in the medical profession has caused harm to a patient due to negligence. Some of the common categories that fall under the umbrella of medical malpractice include:
- Nursing home abuse and malpractice
- Wrongful death
- Pharmaceutical error
- Wrongful death of a child or unborn child
- Lack of informed consent
- Hospital or emergency room negligence
- Dental malpractice
- Chiropractor malpractice
- Delay in treatment
- Birth injuries
- Failure to diagnose, wrongful diagnosis
Consequences of Medical Malpractice
A medical mistake can lead to a number of injuries, illnesses and scenarios. Some of the more common cases McEwen & Kestner, PLLC handles include medical malpractice that leads to:
- Chronic health problems and pain
- Disability and paralysis
- Traumatic head, brain or spinal injuries
Medical malpractice instances often result in more than just physical pain. You may suffer from emotional pain as well. While some patients may suffer from stress or anxiety due to medical malpractice, others may sink into depression and experience a diminished quality of life. Furthermore, there is the financial aspect of medical malpractice. You may not be able to work or take care of your children. You may need to undergo rehabilitation or take medication. You may need to consult with specialists and undergo surgeries or treatment. All of these bills will add up.
Contact The McEwen & Kestner, PLLC Today
If your trust has been betrayed by a medical professional, then contact McEwen & Kestner, PLLC to get the aggressive legal advice you deserve during this traumatic time. We will work endlessly to ensure that you get the answers and the justice you need. You will most likely feel angry and upset about what has happened. We will help you through this difficult time with compassion and understanding and ensure that you are fully compensated so you can move past this medical nightmare.
Don’t suffer in silence. If you or your loved one has been affected by medical malpractice, regardless of the consequences or the events surrounding the situation, then let us help you through this confusion. Contact McEwen & Kestner, PLLC at 651-224-3833 or toll free at 800-732-3070 today to get the legal advice and financial compensation you deserve.