Are You a Victim Of Medical Malpractice?
At the Hollingsworth Law Firm, our Beaumont medical malpractice lawyers know that suffering an injury or infection while seeking healthcare is counter to everything patients expect when visiting physicians, surgery centers, or even emergency rooms in Texas.
Even with world-class care and physicians working together throughout the state, medical malpractice can occur any time negligence is a factor in hospitals, private healthcare offices, and public clinics. When our fellow Texans require additional medical care, or suffer permanent injuries because of a doctor, nurse, technician, or support staff’s error, our Jefferson County medical malpractice attorneys want to help them put the pieces back together.
Since 2003, we have dedicated our practice to producing real results for real people whose lives have been impacted by negligence, and medical malpractice cases are no different. Our skilled legal staff offers services in English, Spanish, Portuguese, and Mandarin because we believe in inclusion, fairness, and justice. It is only possible to successfully represent the people in our communities when we can successfully represent all people. Contact us today to learn more.
What are the Most Common Forms of Medical Malpractice in Texas?
Medical malpractice is one of the most unexpected forms of negligence our clients can endure. The mere idea of becoming injured or ill from seeking medical care is in direct contrast to everything patients expect from a professional healthcare visit. Unfortunately, it happens more often than most think.
Some of the most common forms of medical malpractice include, but are not limited to:
- Anesthesia Errors
- Birth Injuries
- Contamination and Hospital-Acquired Infections
- Emergency Room Negligence
- Failure to Diagnose
- Failure to Order Proper Testing
- Failure to Recognize Symptoms
- Improper Medication or Dosage
- Lack of Informed Consent
- Medical Product Liability, including Prescription Medications
- Misreading or Ignoring Laboratory Results
- Not Taking an Appropriate Patient History
- Nursing Home Negligence and Abuse
- Poor Follow-Up or Aftercare
- Premature Discharge
- Retained Surgical Instruments
- Surgical Errors or Wrong Site Surgery
- Unnecessary Surgery
If you have been injured while seeking medical care, or have lost a loved one during a procedure, you may be eligible to file a medical malpractice claim in Texas. Contact our skilled personal injury lawyers in Beaumont today to discuss your case and learn more about your legal rights and options to pursue the liable party, or combination of parties, for your complete damages.
Who Can Be Held Liable for Medical Malpractice Injuries and Fatalities in Texas?
Medical malpractice cases are complex, simply because multiple parties may be liable for our client’s injuries. Healthcare facilities require extensive operation and safety procedures and protocols to ensure each staff member, in the varying medical departments, is working together to provide exceptional care.
When even one member of the team is negligent, no matter where he or she works in the facility, people are going to get hurt.
If you or someone you love has been injured while seeking medical care in Texas, our Beaumont medical malpractice attorneys will pursue the negligent party, which may include:
- Hospitals, medical facilities, and surgical center administrators
- Medical support staff
- Pharmaceutical companies
- Plastic Surgeons
Our experienced Beaumont medical malpractice attorneys will fully investigate your claim to ensure all potentially liable parties are included in our legal pursuit, so our clients may achieve the best outcome for their unique circumstances.
At Hollingsworth Law Firm, Our Beaumont Personal Injury Attorney Also Focuses on the Following Practice Areas:
- Airplane Accidents
- Auto Accidents
- Catastrophic Injuries
- Industrial Accidents
- Maritime / Offshore Accidents
- Motorcycle Accidents
- Oil Rig Explosions
- Pedestrian Accidents
- Plant / Refinery Accidents
- Product Liability Accidents
- Slip, Trip & Fall Incidents
- Truck Accidents
- Wrongful Death
How Do I Know If I Have a Valid Medical Malpractice Claim in Beaumont, Texas?
To pursue a medical malpractice claim in Texas, we must first establish that there was a physician-patient relationship that required a duty of care. Simply put, this means our clients were injured while seeking care from a healthcare professional who
Next, our medical malpractice attorneys in Beaumont must prove that their duty of care, including that the health of their patient comes first, was breached and led to our client’s injuries, which resulted in damages.
Damages may include significant medical expenses, further treatment to correct the injury or infection, lost wages from the inability to work, and any extensive pain and suffering that was suffered because of medical malpractice.
In Texas, there is a two-year statute of limitations for medical malpractice claims. It is important for our clients to understand that the sooner they can speak with our attorneys, the quicker we can begin preserving critical evidence that will allow us to pursue the liable party’s insurance company for their full financial recovery.
Our personal injury law firm founder, Steve Hollingworth, has been the lead attorney in over 50 jury trials as lead counsel in over a dozen different Texas counties. Should your case go to trial, we will be ready to aggressively pursue the positive outcome you deserve in front of a judge and/or jury.
The insurance company will value a case more if they know the firm is willing to go to trial. At the Hollingworth Law Firm, we are more than willing — we remain trial ready.
Contact Our Skilled Medical Malpractice Attorneys in Beaumont, Texas Today
If you or someone you love has been injured or lost their life to negligence while undergoing medical care in Texas, contact our dedicated Beaumont medical malpractice lawyers at the Hollingsworth Law Firm today by calling 713-637-4560 or contact us online for a free case evaluation.
Our skilled bilingual medical malpractice lawyers and support staff represent clients throughout the state of Texas on a contingency basis, so you never pay any legal fees unless we win your case.
If you are ready to fight for the compensation you deserve, so are we. Let us take the lead.
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