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Medical Malpractice Attorney

Representing Clients in Medical Malpractice Claims and Lawsuits

JUNE/JULY 2017

In a Mayo Clinic study with the American College of Surgeons, 8.9% of participating U.S. surgeons reported the belief that they’ve made a major medical error within the last 3 months — and 1.5% believe their error resulted in a patient’s death (New England Journal of Medicine blogpost - January 2017). What should be done about this?

440,000 patients DIE every year from preventable medical errors

Johns Hopkins study suggests MEDICAL ERRORS are 3rd leading cause of death in U.S.

“It boils down to people dying from the care that they receive rather than the disease for which they are seeking care”

Medical malpractice refers to an act or omission in the treatment of a patient by a health care provider, such as a hospital, clinic, nursing home, doctor, nurse, pharmacist, therapist, dentist, psychiatrist, and other specialist and practitioner in the health care field.

These types of cases may involve a wide array of medical error or deviations from what is considered to be standard care. They can include failures to diagnose, misdiagnosis, delayed diagnosis, birth injuries, surgical errors, anesthesia errors, prescription errors, failure to treat hospital infections, and more. Injuries sustained from medical malpractice can lead to additional invasive surgeries or medical care, temporary or long-term disability, and even death.

If you or a loved one has been harmed by negligence from a health care practitioner, you can seek legal recourse with a medical malpractice claim or lawsuit. Discuss your case in a free consultation with the Washington DC / Maryland / Virginia medical malpractice lawyer at the Garrow Law Firm as soon as possible to find out what your legal options may be. Our firm has a long and successful track record in handling these types of complex cases and will work hard to help you recover the financial compensation you deserve following such an incident.

Medical Malpractice Cases

In general, you must file a medical malpractice claim within a certain time frame, according to the statute of limitations in your state. That is why you should seek professional legal help as soon as you suspect that your health has been compromised by medical negligence.

The Garrow Law Firm represents people like you in states across the country. You may be facing the stress and anxiety of continued medical care that is needed due to the malpractice incident, which may include further expenses, loss of income, and more. If it is a case of permanent disability, as in birth injuries leading to cerebral palsy, your child may be facing a lifetime of needed medical care. All of the factors relative to your case will be reviewed by our attorney so that a fully prepared claim or lawsuit may be brought forward on your behalf. Washington DC / Maryland /Virginia personal injury attorney George Garrow has 25 years of legal experience in this field.

Contact the Washington DC / Maryland / Virginia medical malpractice attorney --- GEORGE L. GARROW, JR., at the firm for competent legal representation today. 888-88GARROW.

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