Personal Injury & Workers Compensation Attorneys
Physicians, nurses, and even health care facilities can be liable for medical malpractice. Generally, doctors, nurses and other health care providers do a great job treating illness and physical ailments. However, on occasion, an individual providing healthcare can make a mistake. The medical malpractice laws protect individuals who have suffered harm as a result of healthcare malpractice. Medical malpractice can cause serious harm to an individual and life debilitating conditions.
Harm suffered as a result of negligence by a medical provider is serious. Doctors, nurses and health care providers are required to maintain a standard of care. When the health care provider deviates from the standard of care, required by a health care provider, the health care provider can be liable for any harm suffered by the patient.
In a medical malpractice claim, filed against a physician, Geraci, Arreola and Hernandez and their co-counsel were able to secure a settlement for $450,000. After court fees, and expenses the client received more than $270,000 in net proceeds. The injury stemmed from a knee replacement gone wrong. During the surgery, the doctor removed too much bone for the knee replacement. Has a result the patient’s knee could not be placed back in the socket joint where the femur and the tibia meet.
Do you think you have a personal injury case, birth injury, worker’s compensation case, motor vehicle accident case or other serious injury case? Contact Geraci, Arreola & Hernandez, LLC today: 1-800-CALL-PFG.