Best to clarify medical malpractice law before going to court

Best to clarify medical malpractice law before going to court

| Mar 10, 2017 | Medical Malpractice |

Many Texas medical patients will undergo surgery this year. While there is obviously risk involved with any medical procedure, patients entrust themselves to physicians believing all accepted safety standards will be followed. Sadly, substandard care remains problematic in many regions, and many people suffer serious injuries (as well as death) when things go terribly wrong. In such circumstances, medical malpractice laws often become a focus when questions regarding filing claims arise.

Such laws vary by state. Therefore, it is generally best to seek clarification of particular laws bearing impact on your situation before proceeding to court. In all medical malpractice cases, the burden of proof lies with the plaintiff, another reason it’s so important to gain as much information as possible ahead of time in order to make informed decisions throughout the process.

When a medical injury occurs, it can be an emotionally traumatic experience. Patients trust their doctors and expect them to do everything possible to keep them safe. When they learn a surgeon was negligent or some type of substandard care resulted in a worsened condition, it is not uncommon for them to feel betrayed, frustrated and angry. Those affected may not know where to turn for answers regarding the legal aspects of a personal injury claim.

If an injured patient hopes to obtain compensation for damages, it’s crucial to understand as much of the process as possible before going to court. A Texas attorney can provide all necessary information regarding personal injury laws in this state. Marynell Maloney Law Firm, PLLC offers dedicated service to clients in San Antonio and surrounding regions seeking legal accountability against those deemed negligent in medical malpractice incidents.