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Medical Malpractice

Surgical Malpractice | The Cochran Firm of the Mid-South

surgical malpractice

Surgical Malpractice Patients who enter a hospital when ill or in pain put their hope and trust into the aid of well-educated, highly trained professionals. However, there are often times when a doctor may fail to administer the best care for a patient and surgical malpractice takes place.  Any surgical procedure is considered a serious matter in the eyes of the law.    What is Surgical Malpractice?   Surgical malpractice occurs when a surgeon or another person involved with a surgical procedure is neglectful towards a patient. Essentially, surgical malpractice happens when the actions of the doctor or other party involved with the surgery directly...

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Common types of Emergency Room Malpractice

Medical malpractice is when a health care professional causes an injury to a patient through a negligent act. Often times in the heat of an alarming environment, such as an emergency room, it is difficult to recognize when emergency room malpractice is or has taken place. Doctors often times make serious or permanent mistakes as a result of negligence. There are a number of injuries that can be caused by emergency room malpractice including infection, cardiac damage, paralysis, or even death. Although medical errors in the emergency rooms are not unusual due to the already hectic environment, it is important...

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Wrongful Death in Medical Malpractice Cases

Medical Malpractice Cases - Cochran Firm of the Mid-South

When you lose a loved one due to medical malpractice, you may struggle with many emotions, confusion, and financial hardship. Many people suffering through loss need time to grieve, but they soon realize that they may have a legal recourse. Legal recourse is the form of a wrongful death lawsuit that may allow you to collect money from the individual, individuals, or entity that caused the death of your loved one. These funds may be used to pay medical bills and other fees associated with his or her treatment and eventual passing. Unfortunately, proving wrongful death in cases of medical malpractice can...

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