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Who is responsible if a victim is harmed by medical malpractice?

Liability for medical malpractice is not limited to only doctors or hospitals and can extend to a variety of medical professionals if they have negligently harmed victims. Victims of medical malpractice should be familiar with the legal resources available to help them and how those resources work when they have been harmed by medical negligence.

Legal resources for victims of anesthesia errors

Keeping safe when undergoing anesthesia in Connecticut is important. However, it is also important to know what to do and what legal resources might be available in circumstances of an anesthesia error. There are certain risks associated with anesthesia, so it is important for patients to know how to keep themselves safe. It is also important to be familiar with legal protections if an anesthesia error has caused harm.

Resources when a doctor fails to diagnose a medical condition

Medical malpractice protections are important for those who have suffered harm because of medical negligence. Placing trust in a medical professional is important, however, when that trust has been violated it is important for them to be familiar with medical malpractice protections available to victims and their families.

Protections for family members after a fatal medical error

Wrongful death refers to legal protections for family members of victims who were wrongfully killed by the negligence of another party. If a loved one was wrongfully killed, the negligence of the other party could refer to a doctor error or a negligent driver. In circumstances of a fatal medical error, it is important for surviving family members to know how to protect themselves.

Legal remedies for victims of a failure to diagnose

Failed or erroneous treatment can be devastating for victims and their families. It can also be considered medical malpractice depending on the circumstances. Because medical malpractice can result in serious harm or death to victims, it is important for them to know what it includes and what their legal resources are.

Legal protections for victims of medical malpractice

Unfortunately, when a medical condition is not diagnosed, it can result in death which can have a devastating impact on the surviving families. A failure to diagnose, failure to timely diagnose or misdiagnosis can have serious consequences which is why victims and their families must be familiar with their legal protections.

What is a doctor's duty of care?

When a Connecticut resident is unwell and needs medical attention, he or she goes to a doctor and expects the medical professional to exercise their duty of care when attending to them. But what is this duty of care-what does this term mean and what does it entail?

Medical malpractice is common -- know how to fight it

No one in Connecticut expects to leave a doctor's office or hospital worse off than when they went in. We all expect to receive the very best care from doctors and healthcare professionals who are held to the highest standards. Unfortunately, our readers know that this isn't always the case. Medical malpractice is frighteningly common in America, and Connecticut is not exempt.

Understanding the basics of medical malpractice protections

Understanding medical malpractice is important for any victim of medical negligence and for family members of victims of medical malpractice. Because of the seriousness of medical malpractice, it is important to understand what it includes, what types of medical malpractice there are and what remedies are available to victims of medical malpractice.

Medical malpractice: how common are medical errors in America?

Our readers have likely seen previous posts here that have discussed just how much of a problem medical malpractice is in our country. Every day, people in Connecticut and nationwide go to their health care providers expecting top-level treatment. Unfortunately, there are many instances of mistakes or errors that leave the patient in a worsened condition -- or even result in death. But, just how common are medical errors in America?

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