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Causes Of Medical Malpractice

Medical malpractice is the failure of medical professionals or a medical facility to exercise adequate care or skill in performing a duty. Medical malpractice can include virtually any mistake or negligent action performed by a medical professional or medical facility. Medical professionals are obligated — ethically and legally — to follow a strict standard of care.

The medical malpractice and negligence lawyers at our Louisville, Owensboro and Evansville law offices are well experienced in handling malpractice cases, including:

  • Medication errors
  • Improper diagnosis or failure to diagnose
  • Lack of informed consent
  • Mistakes during surgery
  • Medical instruments left inside the body after surgery
  • Errors in prenatal diagnostic testing
  • Abandonment — failure to attend to a patient
  • Below-standard treatment or incorrectly performed treatment

Unsuccessful results from medical treatment do not necessarily constitute medical malpractice. In cases of medical malpractice, an element of carelessness or negligence by the medical professional must be involved.

Gerling Law can review your case to determine if your injuries resulted from medical malpractice and if you are entitled to compensation for your pain and suffering.

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Were you the victim of medical malpractice? Contact us at 812-266-9051 or send us an email to schedule your free consultation. Our offices are located in Evansville, Indianapolis, Louisville, and Owensboro.