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Negligence of a Physician Can Have Far-Reaching Consequences

Medical MalpracticeWhile medical malpractice cases may affect just one victim, the negligence of a physician can also have far-reaching consequences. Take, for example, the current case against a Nebraska doctor. So far, he has been accused of botching 15 different plastic surgeries, but there could be more to come. Thankfully, each victim has a right to seek compensation for any scarring, disfigurement, pain and suffering, and experiences. If you or someone you love has suffered a medical malpractice injury, the following information can help you understand your rights. You shall also learn how an experienced attorney can assist with your case.

Repeat Malpractice Cases are Common

Physicians like the one in Nebraska are far more common than most people realize. In fact, a recent study revealed that doctors who face medical malpractice suits are often serial offenders. Just one percent of all physicians in the United States were responsible for 32 percent of the malpractice cases settled between 2005 and 2014, according to the data, and the odds of a subsequent suit increased dramatically with each case that had been filed against them in the past. In short, repeat malpractice is not just a common issue – it is something that plagues the industry and places countless patients at risk.

If You or a Loved one are Injured

Repeat offenders are no less protected in a malpractice case than those with spotless records, and that can make obtaining compensation extremely difficult. When paired with a disability, pain and suffering, disfigurement, or a death, the process becomes a draining and complicated process for victims. Furthermore, victims may be at risk for reduced payouts, lengthy case delays, and denied claims. For this reason, victims are encouraged to seek experienced legal counsel, right from the start. Not only can doing so ensure that your rights are protected, but it can also increase your odds of a full and fair settlement in your medical malpractice case.

Contact Our San Jose Medical Malpractice Lawyers

At Corsiglia, McMahon & Allard, LLP, we understand the challenges that medical malpractice victims face. Dedicated and experienced, our San Jose medical malpractice lawyers will fight to protect your rights and best interests, every step of the way. No matter what the situation, we will aggressively pursue the most favorable outcome possible. Get started by scheduling a free initial consultation. Call us at (408) 289-1417 today.

Client Reviews
My experience with Attorney Brad Corsiglia during my recent medical malpractice case was nothing short of amazing given the very stressful circumstances. I was fortunate to find Brad highly recommended from a mutual contact and from the very beginning of the process, Brad was truly engaged and knowledgeable in understanding my case and providing input on what avenues were available to me. Michelle M.