Medical Mistakes

According to an investigation done by the Hearst Media, 200,000 deaths occur in the United States annually due to medical mistakes and infections. The number of deaths due to medical mistakes is higher than for people who are killed in car accidents. If you or someone close to you has been a victim of a medical mistake due to the errors of a physician, nurse, hospital or healthcare provider, you may have a claim.

The law in West Virginia allows for recovery for medical mistakes where the hospital, staff or healthcare provider was negligent and deviated from the acceptable standard of care. Contact the Wolfe Law Firm if you suspect that you or your loved one has suffered from a medical mistake. We have lawyers who are familiar with the medical malpractice law in West Virginia. Call for a free consultation and speak to an attorney who will listen to you in a confidential setting about your medical mistake case. Call 1-877-637-5756 today.

PHARMACY/PRESCRIPTION ERRORS

The world of modern medicine has benefitted mankind in enumerable ways. However, when your physician, hospital or pharmacist makes a mistake on your prescription, the effects can be deadly. Last year, over 7,000 people died due to incorrect prescriptions and over 1.5 million Americans suffered adverse reactions to medications which could have been prevented.

Pharmaceutical errors occur all to often when a doctor prescribes or the pharmacist gives you the wrong medication or an incorrect dosage of medicine. Whether your medicine is incorrectly filled, incorrectly labeled, has an incorrect dose, wrong instructions or the interactions with other medication is improperly considered, you may have a claim for a medical mistake.

Pharmacists, physicians and hospitals have a duty to see that your medications and prescriptions are handled properly and if they fail in this duty, you may have a claim. You need to consult with a law firm that can help you or your loved one when the medical community makes a mistake on your medicine. Call a lawyer who is familiar with the laws in West Virginia concerning your rights if a physician, hospital or pharmacist made a mistake with your prescription. We have attorneys who are waiting to discuss your case in a confidential setting. Contact the Wolfe Law Firm today 1-877-637-5756.

SURGICAL ERRORS

Today our surgeons perform medical procedures that can seem like a miracle to the common man. Unfortunately, not all surgeons operate within the reasonable standard of care which is expected of medical professionals. When this happens, the results can be deadly. In 2002, over 187,000 deaths were attributed to failures in patient safety. These include the leaving of foreign objects, operating on the wrong organ, accidental puncture or laceration of internal organs, errors in anaesthesia, post-operative hemorrhages or hematomas, respiratory failure, infections and transfusion errors.

If you, or someone you love has been wrongfully injured or died as a result of medical negligence and medical mistakes, you need to consult an attorney who is familiar with the medical malpractice laws in West Virginia. Call the Wolfe Law Firm today to speak with a lawyer who will listen to you about your medical mistake case. Call 1-877-673-5756 today.

BIRTH INJURY MISTAKES

Today the medical community can all but eliminate the risks associated with the birth of a child through proper care including fetal monitoring, testing and procedures to evaluate the health of the mother and the unborn child. If you suspect that you or someone you love has lost a child due to improper care during the pregnancy or birthing, you need to talk to a lawyer who is familiar with the laws of West Virginia. Unfortunately, negligent, improper and even reckless care can occur during the pregnancy and the birthing process.

Injuries suffered during birth can cause emotional, physical and financial hardships for both the parents and the child. Physicians, obstetricans, hospitals, nurses and healthcare providers may be liable when birth injury errors occur. If you or someone you love has a child who has suffered due to a birth injury, you need to consult with an attorney who is familiar with the laws in West Virginia concerning birth injuries. Call a law firm with lawyers who can consult with you on your birth injury case in a confidential setting. Call the Wolfe Law Firm today 1-877-637-5756.