Dallas Medical Malpractice Lawyer The Ashmore Law FirmThe experience and expertise you need after a Medical Malpractice injury.

Medical malpractice is one of the most challenging areas of the law. Each case must have expert medical testimony that establishes how the patient was injured and what the health care provider should have done to avoid the injury. This type of evidence is presented by qualified health care providers that care about patient rights.

The Institute of Medicine reported that as many as 98,000 people die each year from medical errors. This devastating report clearly shows how common medical malpractice occurs in this country. Our attorneys are capable of pursuing these cases with a dedicated attitude. By bringing these medical negligence cases, we are able to raise the level of medical care that is to be expected in this community.

What Kind of Cases Do we Handle?

We routinely handle medical malpractice cases involving:

  • Emergency Medicine
  • Medication Errors
  • Surgical Errors
  • Failure to Diagnose
  • Catastrophic Injuries
    • These types of injuries may include spinal cord injuries, amputation injuries, neurological disorders, etc. If the injuries are sustained due to medical negligence, an intentional act, or defective products, injured individuals may be able to recover damages for pain, suffering, medical bills, and loss of income.
  • Brain Injuries
    • Every year 1.5 million Americans suffer from a brain injury and at least 80,000 suffer from a long-term disability as a result. Traumatic brain injuries account for an estimated 34% of all injury deaths in the United States. They can cause considerable emotional and financial burdens to the victim and the family.  
      • What can Brain Injuries result from? Among other causes, brain injuries can result from:
  • Burn Injuries
    • There are approximately 2.4 million burn injuries reported every year in the U.S. They are second only to vehicle accidents as the leading cause of accidental death. They can result in astronomical hospitalization and doctors' fees, and even more fees if reconstruction and rehabilitation are required.
      • Burn injuries caused by another's negligence may include:
        • Skin burns
        • Chemical burns
        • Smoke inhalation
        • Chemical inhalation
        • Systemic toxins
  • Nursing Home Neglect or Abuse
    • Unfortunately, nursing homes are often understaffed. Moreover, the staff they do have is often poorly trained. Sometimes, staff with abusive or even criminal backgrounds are hired. Many times these conditions can lead to neglect and abuse of patients. Despite your best efforts to locate a nursing home that would care for and protect your loved one, an injury may have occurred for no apparent reason. Your loved one may have developed bedsores, or show signs of malnutrition or dehydration, that continue to worsen. To find out more about nursing home neglect, read our article, The Most Common Signs of Nursing Home Neglect.
      • The most common problems encountered by victims of nursing homes neglect are:
        • Physical Abuse
        • Malnutrition and dehydration
        • Falls
        • Decubitus ulcers

Do You Feel You Have A Medical Malpractice Claim?

If you believe you may have a medical malpractice claim you owe it to yourself to speak with an experienced medical malpractice lawyer as soon as possible. Contact us online or call our Dallas office directly at 214.559.7202 to schedule a consultation.

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