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The eighth leading cause of death in America, medical malpractice, causes between 80,000 and 120,000 deaths annually. Over 1 million additional patients suffer injuries resulting from mistakes made by medical professionals.
Holding Medical Professionals Accountable
Everyone makes mistakes, but little room for error exists when someone’s health is at risk. If medical negligence caused your illness or injury or a family member’s death, Mullaney & Mullaney is here to help.
Attorneys Gerald Mullaney and Edward Galang each have more than 20 years of experience in medical malpractice and can help victims gain the compensation they deserve.
Medical Malpractice Settings and Circumstances
Medical malpractice does not involve just doctors’ offices and hospitals. It also includes malpractice occurring at any medical treatment setting including:
- Medical clinics
- Nursing homes
- Outpatient surgery centers
- Patients’ homes
- Doctors’ offices
Negligent circumstances are equally numerous and can include:
- Anesthesia errors
- Inadequate monitoring after treatment
- Infections contracted in a medical facility
- Failure to act on test results
- Medication/prescription errors
- Surgical mistakes
The resulting harm can include a variety of complications including physical injury, allergic reactions, and wrongful death.
Why Seek the Advice of a Medical Malpractice Lawyer?
Complicated regulations based on the location of the alleged negligence and its surrounding circumstances make medical malpractice a complex process. If you or a family member may have been the victim of medical negligence, it’s important to act fast.
At Mullaney & Mullaney, we can help to determine if your case is viable, and if so, we will begin collecting information to support the claim.