North Kansas City Medical Malpractice Lawyer

When we go to see a doctor, we trust them to do what is best for us, especially when our lives depend on it. However, doctors sometimes make mistakes, and those mistakes can have tragic, life-altering consequences.

Medical malpractice cases are among the most difficult to prove. Successful prosecution of a medical malpractice case requires not only skilled injury attorneys who are knowledgeable about medicine and the obligations of medical professionals, but a firm that has the financial resources and professional experience to build a compelling case and take it to trial.

Blake Green is an experienced North Kansas City medical malpractice lawyer with the knowledge and resources necessary to provide our clients with quality representation against what is sure to be a vigorous defense.

Common Causes of Medical Malpractice

Recent studies show that almost 100,000 people in the U.S. die each year as a result of medical malpractice. However, that estimate of medical malpractice deaths does not take into consideration the number of cases that go unreported.

Common forms of medical malpractice include:

  • Improper/mistaken diagnosis
  • Failure to diagnose
  • Botched surgeries
  • Botched lab reports
  • Incorrect administration of drugs
  • Failure to treat a patient or abandonment of care
  • Failure to order prognosis tests
  • Leaving tools or sponges in the body
  • Hiring under-qualified employees
  • Use of defective medical devices
  • Anesthesia negligence

Medical malpractice applies not only to doctors, but also these other medical professionals and institutions:

  • Hospitals
  • Nurses
  • Dentists
  • Pharmacists
  • Technicians
  • Surgeons
  • Nursing Homes
  • Toxicologists
  • Emergency rooms
  • Other medical personnel

All of these professionals have a responsibility to provide a competent and appropriate level of healthcare to the client. Each of these professionals has not only a moral obligation to the patient, but also a legal obligation to provide care and treatment that is line with the standards required by the profession. When they fail to do so, a seasoned North Kansas City medical malpractice attorney could hold them accountable for their negligence.

Damages for Injuries Due to Medical Errors

Victims of medical malpractice cases can be entitled to damages for physical, financial, and mental/emotional harm.

Recoverable damages can include:

  • Loss of wages
  • Medical expenses
  • Physical therapy
  • Disability
  • Pain and suffering
  • Mental anguish
  • Emotional distress
  • Loss of time with family
  • Loss of the care or guidance of a parent
  • Reduced earning possibilities
  • Medical care
  • Care giving services

A proactive medical negligence lawyer in North Kansas City can work to get an injured party the comprehensive compensation they deserve for the full extent of their losses.

Contact a North Kansas City Medical Malpractice Attorney Today

Considering the two-year statute of limitations on medical malpractice claims in Missouri and Kansas, it is extremely important to contact a North Kansas City medical malpractice lawyer immediately if you think you may or a loved one have been the victim of a medical error.

Our personal injury lawsuit success has led to Blake being recognized as ‘Super Lawyers of Kansas City’, ‘Best of the Bar in Kansas City’ by the Kansas City Business Journal, and ‘Top 100 Trial Lawyers’ by The National Trial Lawyers.

If you believe that you are entitled to compensation for a medical malpractice, please contact BG Law for a free case evaluation.

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N. Kansas City, MO 64116
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