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San Jose Medical Malpractice Attorney

As patients, we rely on our doctors and on all professionals in the health care industry to provide us with a standard level of treatment and care. Unfortunately, this does not always occur. Whether resulting from simple mistakes or stemming from criminal negligence or even intentional misconduct, medical malpractice affects thousands of patients every single day. At Accident Lawyers, our San Jose medical malpractice lawyers are dedicated to helping those injured by medical malpractice and medical negligence seek justice and recover the financial compensation we believe they rightfully deserve.

No matter what may have occurred and what type of injury you or a loved one sustained, working with an attorney as early as possible is important. By calling our law firm at 800-670-8142 and talking to a lawyer about your case, you can find out what legal rights you have in this situation and whether you have grounds for a medical malpractice claim. Your initial consultation with a medical malpractice lawyer at our offices is free, and we represent clients throughout all of San Jose and the surrounding areas in the Silicon Valley.

Medical Malpractice: Practice Areas

Our law firm represents patients in all types of medical malpractice claims, whether these are filed against hospitals, doctors, nurses or other medical professionals or health care facilities. We can even help if you have coverage by Kaiser and therefore are prevented from filing suit in civil court. This website contains helpful information regarding all types of medical malpractice claims that our San Jose firm takes on, including:

Diagnosis is a key part of the care that a medical professional provides to a patient. In spite of the fact that there are many thousands of different illnesses or injuries that a person may be suffering from, it is up to the doctor to thoroughly evaluate the patient's symptoms, medical history and test results to determine what condition the patient is suffering from. Only a correct diagnosis will enable the doctor to then administer the proper treatment. Unfortunately, a misdiagnosis, delayed diagnosis or failure to diagnose a medical condition may have serious consequences on a patient's well-being. A patient may be improperly discharged when experiencing the early symptoms of a heart attack, a patient may be administered the wrong medication, or a patient may be subjected to an unnecessary surgical procedure. With a progressive disease such as cancer, early diagnosis may be the patient's only chance of survival. Click here to read more about misdiagnosis.

Our firm handles all kinds of medical malpractice cases for clients throughout the San Jose area, including those that relate to anesthesiologist errors, bariatric surgery errors, emergency room misdiagnosis, medical errors, medication errors, pharmacy errors, infections in hospitals and prescription errors. We are competent in addressing complex birth injury claims and are strongly committed to helping children who are suffering from mental retardation, microcephaly, cerebral palsy, paralysis or developmental delays due to errors or negligence on the part of medical professionals. An attorney at our offices can also help with a wrongful death lawsuit if you have lost a loved one due to medical negligence of any kind.

Establishing Fault in a San Jose Malpractice Claim

At Accident Lawyers, we understand how to approach medical malpractice claims in order to fully represent our clients' interests and protect their rights. When we take on a new San Jose malpractice claim, we will launch a complete investigation into every aspect of the case and will work with professionals in medicine and other fields to establish exactly what occurred and how the doctor or other medical professional should have acted. By establishing the precise act or omission that constituted a failure to provide proper care and caused a patient's injuries, a San Jose medical malpractice attorney at our offices can work to recover maximum financial compensation on our client's behalf.

Make sure you get the level of legal counsel you deserve. Contact a San Jose medical malpractice lawyer at Accident Lawyers today.