Malpractice is an unfortunate, but all too common, reality of medical care. The simple fact is that providers are legally obligated to give the best possible care to patients. When doctors, nurses, or any other medical professionals fail to provide this level of care, they can be held liable for harm that results.

A Cocoa medical malpractice lawyer at Norden Leacox Accident & Injury Law is ready to fight for your rights after these incidents. We have years of experience handling cases like these, and we are not afraid to face large companies and corporations on your behalf. To learn more about how we can help you pursue the compensation you deserve, call today.

What Does it Mean for a Provider to Commit Medical Malpractice?

Most people quite reasonably assume that their medical visits will go according to plan. Sadly, this is not always the case. Though medicine is an imprecise science, providers are still legally bound to treat their patients with appropriate care.

Importantly, a negative experience with a medical provider does not necessarily mean that medical malpractice has occurred. State law under Florida Statute § 766.102 defines the standard of care that all providers must meet. It says that a doctor, dentist, or other professional must provide care that is acceptable and appropriate in their community at large. When failure to provide this level of care results in an injury, we can say that malpractice has occurred. A Cocoa medical malpractice attorney can further explain this standard, and gather the data needed to demonstrate that an injury was the product of medical malpractice.

Seeking Fair Compensation on Behalf of Injured Patients

Anyone who suffers harm because of medical malpractice deserves compensation to remedy their situation. Our lawyers are ready to determine accurate dollar values for these experiences.

Medical malpractice cases will always center around the physical injuries that result from this poor care. This can include needing additional surgery for an existing condition or treatment to care for a new injury or illness. These incidents may also result in substantial emotional stress or reductions in quality of life. A malpractice incident could even cause someone to miss out on time at work or face a permanent disability.

Our attorneys are experienced in helping people to place accurate dollar values on their cases and demanding appropriate compensation. They also understand that it is vital to act quickly when pursuing a medical malpractice case. According to Fla. Stat. § 95.11(4)(b), most people must demand payments within two years of discovering a provider’s error. Reaching out to a medical malpractice lawyer in Cocoa right away allows them to get to work collecting evidence of malpractice and building a strong case within the state’s legal deadline.

Contact a Cocoa Medical Malpractice Attorney Today

Medical malpractice can cause life-changing physical injuries. It can impact your overall quality of life and your ability to support yourself and your family. Providers who commit these acts have a responsibility under the law to provide fair compensation. However, collecting appropriate payments is rarely easy.

Out lawyers can work to represent your interests after you become the victim of medical malpractice. They have experience in representing insurance companies and understand the methods used to deny you the payments that you deserve. They are ready to take your case to trial if it is necessary to hold negligent practitioners responsible for their actions. There is never a fee for our services if we fail to recover compensation for you. Speak to a Cocoa medical malpractice lawyer at our office today to learn how we are ready to help.

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