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Medical Malpractice

Protecting The Injured

When you are visiting a doctor, you are doing it with the expectation that you will soon feel better after following his expert advice. Unfortunately, this is not always the case. While medical knowledge and technology has improved at a staggering rate in the past 100 years, medical malpractice has also become an unfortunate rising factor, and it is more common than many people think. Medical malpractice can take form in several ways like:
  • Misdiagnosis
  • Wrongly prescribed medication
  • Negligence that leads to negative pregnancy and childbirth affects
  • Errors during surgery
A solid number of how often medical malpractice occurs is unclear, as medical reports get lost, and hospitals are careful not to let information slip. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, only 14% of medical errors are reported by hospitals. Rodriguez and Dominguez is committed to representing its clients' medical malpractice cases. Four requirements must pass for a malpractice case to follow through. First, there must be proof that you came to the medical expert as a patient. Second, the case must prove that the expert’s duty to treat you has been breached, usually do to negligence. Testimony from a medical expert must demonstrate that the breaching of this duty brought you harm, as well as external damages such as lost wages. Because of this process, medical malpractice cases can take months, or even years, before being completed. That does not mean you should avoid pursuing a medical malpractice lawsuit. Our medical lawyers understand the complex network and legislations surrounding Florida hospitals and private practices. We will stick with you every step of the way and work towards you receiving a claim that you deserve after being wrongfully harmed by medical malpractice. Contact us today for a free consultation. We can learn about your case and guide you through it in a way that is comfortable and practical for you.

The types of claims and cases our firm handles include: