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When Should You File a Claim for a Medical Negligence Compensation?

Medication Negligence Compensation Do you the right to file for a clinical negligence claim? If you have reason to believe that you received medical care that evidently falls way behind the acceptable standards and that such negligence has caused you additional damage, injury and suffering, then you may have to consult a medical malpractice attorney immediately.

It is interesting to note that the number of deaths associated with preventable medical errors is on the rise. According to a study conducted by HealthGrades, an independent health care ratings company, such negligence resulted in about 195,000 deaths annually between the year 2000 and 2002. Additionally, the Institute of Medicine reported that medication errors harm about 1.5 million people in the US each year. Considering these figures, it is easy to see that health care negligence is becoming quite rampant.

Forms of Clinical Negligence

Clinical negligence may take on a number of forms and may include failure to diagnose and general health care negligence. Failure to diagnose or delayed diagnosis, especially in the case of cancer, pulmonary embolism and multiple sclerosis, can have serious consequences which may otherwise have been prevented if the condition was diagnosed earlier.

Your doctor is responsible for recognizing the symptoms of your illness. Failure to do so is quite unacceptable. If you experienced any of the above, you should consider consulting a medical malpractice lawyer to get the justice that you deserve.

When Should You Claim a Clinical Negligence Compensation?

While the incidence of medical malpractice is on the rise, it is interesting to note that the number of clinical malpractice claim and lawsuits is quite low. Studies indicate that most claims are filed in an effort of establishing accountability rather than financial gain and that most of the claims filed are based on solid grounds.

However, this shouldn't be the case. Victims of such medical malpractices should come out in the open and file a clinical negligence claim – not just to get the appropriate compensation they deserve for all their pains sufferings but to finally put an end to such grave misconduct in the medical field..

If you believe that you have been the victim of a medical negligence, please feel free to contact Remer & Georges-Pierre, PLLC at (305)416-5000 or visit for a free consultation.

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