By Kosieradzki Smith Law Firm / July 31, 2013
Medical malpractice occurs when a medical professional or facility fails to exercise care or skill when treating a patient. Common types of medical malpractice include incorrect diagnoses and failure to disclose certain treatment options, birth injuries, medication errors, and surgical errors, which includes leaving foreign objects inside the patient after surgery. When a doctor is negligent, the consequences can be tragic and devastating. The grief, distress, and pain can be overwhelming. The future medical costs can be enormous. In order to prevail in a medical malpractice suit you must prove that the doctor acted unreasonably and the physician’s conduct was a direct cause of injury. Unless both issues are proved, there is no case. A doctor is not negligent, however, simply because his or her efforts were unsuccessful. Research shows that more than 80% of medical malpractice cases result in no recovery for the injured person. Choosing the right lawyer is critical for accomplishing the right result in your case.
If you or a loved one have been injured because of the negligence of a doctor or other healthcare provider, you need a Minnesota medical malpractice lawyer with the skill, experience and dedication needed to tackle the complex factual and legal issues. You can count on and trust the Kosieradzki • Smith Law Firm’s experience, commitment and resources to ensure that your rights are protected. If you or a loved one have been injured because of the negligence of a doctor or other healthcare provider, contact the Kosieradzki • Smith Law Firm online or call our firm at (763) 746-7800, or toll-free at (888) 545-7640, for a free no-obligation consultation