Medical Malpractice

When most of us feel ill or unhealthy, our instincts are to contact doctors and medical professionals. We place our trust in professionals who have supposedly spent many years acquiring a great deal of experience in their practice area. Unfortunately, these doctors are human and very capable of making mistakes. In many cases, these mistakes can have tragic consequences, such as resulting in the wrongful death of patients or permanent disability.

Doctors have the capacity to be negligent about their work just as any other professional. They must be held responsible for their mistakes and their acts of negligence. If you or a loved one has recently been the victim of medical malpractice, you need to contact a Baton Rouge Medical Malpractice lawyer immediately.

Medical malpractice occurs when healthcare providers do not follow standards or accepted medical procedures. If unusual action was taken to treat your condition or certain, standard actions were not taken and the results caused injury or death to a patient, you have a case. These unfortunate victims may face permanent disability. They will face steep medical costs to undo the damage their treatment has caused and lost income from treatment will only compound. You deserve financial compensation for your losses. As your Baton Rouge medical malpractice lawyer, Erik L. Burns adamantly protect your rights.

Medical Malpractice cases can be caused by different types of procedures and accidents, such as, but not limited to:

  • Emergency room errors
  • Cancer not diagnosed
  • Surgery unnecessary
  • Wrongful death
  • Gastric bypass complications
  • Lasik eye surgery
  • Dental negligence
  • Doctor error
  • Nursing negligence
  • Hospital error
  • Prescription negligence
  • Anesthesia error
  • Medication overdose
  • Post-surgical infection
  • Birth-related injury

Medical malpractice can seem confusing, difficult and often challenging in the fragile and uncertain state many victims find themselves. Erik L. Burns will not only fight zealously and aggressively for your rights, but he will offer you the information you need to get the peace of mind you deserve. He will answer all of your questions and concerns, helping you find the answer that works for your individual circumstances. With just a single phone call to his office, you can get an honest opinion as to the value of your case and when you can expect to see financial compensation. Call now.

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