A study published in 2016 estimated that approximately 250,000 deaths occur each year in the U.S. as the result of medical errors. Despite this alarming statistic, medical malpractice claims continue to decrease, and injured patients and their families are left to cope with the aftermath of medical malpractice because of restrictive laws that limit patients’ rights.
In short, medical malpractice may be killing up to a quarter of a million Americans each year, and those responsible are getting away with it. But injured patients and families still have rights under the law.
If you or your family have been injured by a doctor or healthcare professional’s negligence, a medical malpractice lawyer may be your only chance to receive the just compensation you deserve.