When you visit a doctor for medical treatment, you have a right to expect that the care you receive will reflect the high standards established by the medical profession. Unfortunately, this is not always the case. While most healthcare professionals deliver excellent care, there are many occasions where hospitals, doctors, nurses, and other professionals act negligently. If you have suffered an injury that was caused by the negligent care of a medical professional, you may be entitled to receive compensation for your damages.
The best way to learn about your rights and options after being the victim of medical malpractice is to speak with Jeffrey M. Bloom in person. Please call (855) 208-3650 today to schedule your free consultation with our Hackensack personal injury lawyer.
The medical community has created a set of standards for the quality of care that must be provided by all healthcare professionals. When these standards are not met, whether due to negligence, medical error or any other reason, it is considered medical malpractice. If you have been injured as a result of this medical malpractice, you may be entitled to file a lawsuit to recover compensation for your damages.
Keep in mind that not all unsuccessful outcomes are the result of medical malpractice. In many cases, complications can occur even when extremely high quality care was provided by your doctor. In order to have a valid medical malpractice case, you must be able to demonstrate that your injuries were caused by the negligent actions of a healthcare professional and not simply as a result of the inherent risks associated with your procedure or condition.
Medical malpractice can be caused by just about any type of error or act of negligence by a healthcare professional. Some of the most common causes include:
These cases can be very difficult to prove. In order to achieve a successful outcome in a medical malpractice claim, you must be able to demonstrate that:
Jeffrey M. Bloom has more than 20 years of experience handling medical malpractice claims for people in the Hackensack and Hudson County areas. He knows the complex medical principles involved, and he will work with a team of medical experts to help prove that your injuries were caused by medical malpractice. This will help you level the playing field against the high-powered legal teams employed by the doctors and insurance companies.
If you have been the victim of medical malpractice, please contact the Law Offices of Jeffrey M. Bloom today to schedule your free initial consultation. Mr. Bloom serves clients in Hackensack, Ridgewood, Englewood, and West New York – call (855) 208-3650.