Medical Malpractice Attorney Albuquerque
We place a great amount of trust in medical professionals to operate to the highest of standards and provide us with care that is precise, reliable, and of the utmost quality. Unfortunately, this trust is betrayed all too often, resulting in further injury, sickness, or in some instances death. Medical malpractice cases are detailed and complex so it’s crucial to have expert representation to ensure that the responsible party is held fully accountable for your pain and suffering. The Vigil Law Firm, P.A. has a proven record of success in obtaining multi-million dollar settlements and awards for those who have fallen victim to a medical mistake, and our Albuquerque medical malpractice attorneys have the necessary experience to represent you and fight to get the compensation you rightfully deserve!
Medical Malpractice Defined
A mistake by a hospital, healthcare professional, doctor, nurse, technician, hospital worker, or administrator which causes injury or death is commonly referred to as medical malpractice or medical negligence. Most medical malpractice cases are determined by negligence principles and in order to claim a case, one must prove:
- A provider patient relationship existed
- The provider was negligent
- The providers negligence caused the injury
- The injury led to specific damages
Situations leading to a medical malpractice case vary. However, if someone is unhappy with the course of treatment, its outcome, or even if a doctor made a mistake, it doesn’t necessarily ensue medical negligence occurred. To legally claim a case, you must prove that the provider did not provide proficient, skilled care and therefore, their inability resulted in harm. The most common types of medical malpractice are:
- Failure to diagnose
- Misdiagnosis or delayed diagnosis
- Improper treatment
- Failure to warn a patient of known risks
- Birth injuries
- Medication errors
A Trusted Approach – Albuquerque Medical Malpractice Attorneys
Medical malpractice often results in cases that are complicated and technical and with the coaction of individual state laws, even further obstacles are presented. Because New Mexico has specific time limits that may result in a failed case if not abided by, having an attorney who is well-informed of state litigations and procedures is key. The Vigil Law Firm, P.A. in Albuquerque has knowledgeable medical malpractice attorneys who have vast experience of successfully litigating and representing victims of medical negligence.
If you or someone you know has suffered due to medical malpractice, we welcome the opportunity to vigorously fight for your rights and your recovery. We invite you to contact our office to schedule a free consultation with a nationally-recognized leader in the fight for justice and get the compensation you need to start healing.