Mistakes are common in every profession, but mistakes made by the medical profession can cost lives. If a doctor, hospital, nurse and other medical professional made a mistake that caused a serious injury or death in your family, the lawyers of Tawwater Law Firm, PLLC can help.
For more than 36 years, our attorneys have helped injury victims recover financial compensation for their medical expenses, pain and suffering and other damages. In birth injury claims, we may seek compensation for the cost of wheel chairs, medical devices, physical and speech therapy, handicapped vans and for the lost potential of the child.
Thousands of hospital patients are injured or killed each year as a result of surgical errors. At Tawwater Law Firm, PLLC, we help victims of surgical errors recover financial compensation for the damages they have suffered. We also represent the family members of those who died a wrongful death because of a surgical error.
The statistics are alarming for patient injuries and death attributable to mistakes made by hospital personnel, contaminated or defective equipment, or other hospital error. If you or your family have suffered because of hospital negligence, you deserve compensation. The experts at Tawwater Law Firm, PLLC can help with you medical malpractice case.
Today's emergency rooms are hectic, sometimes chaotic places. ER doctors, nurses and technicians are specially trained to treat patients in this environment, but sometimes mistakes are made. When an emergency room error amounts to negligence and a patient is harmed, a medical malpractice lawsuit can help right the wrong with financial compensation for the victim.
A doctor or pharmacist is responsible for ensuring that patients receive a safe dosage of prescription medication, and that a new drug will not interact with other pharmaceuticals the patient may be taking. It is common for mistakes to occur in the pharmacy, doctor's office and hospital setting due to human error or equipment malfunction. When these mistakes result in serious harm to a patient, Tawwater Law Firm, PLLC can help.
Failure to properly diagnose a medical condition can have devastating, even fatal, consequences. Failure to diagnose can refer to ordering incorrect diagnostic tests, or ordering them too late. Similar to failure to diagnose, misdiagnoses involve attributing symptoms to the wrong condition. In either case, the patient does not receive the treatment they need to adequately address their symptoms. If an improper diagnosis results in an adverse consequence on the patient's health, legal action in the form of a malpractice lawsuit may be appropriate.
Medical errors during pregnancy, birth, and following delivery can have life-long consequences for the child. Cerebral palsy (CP) is a group of disorders that involve brain and nervous system dysfunctions. Only about 2% of all CP cases are genetic; the majority are caused by damage to the baby's brain, often due to medical mistakes. CP is non-progressive, but permanent, leaving the child with health issues including muscles spasms, tremors, poor coordination, intellectual disabilities, and compromised hearing and sight.
Anesthesia errors can occur when a medical professional administers the wrong type of anesthesia, fails to recognize dangerous interactions between anesthesia and medications, or utilizes defective equipment. Failure to take appropriate actions when administering anesthesia can cause life-threatening injuries. These errors may be committed by anyone who administers anesthesia; not just anesthesiologists, but also nurse and doctors.