Not all bad outcomes of surgery are medical malpractice. Some are just an unfortunate course of events independent of medical care. However, it is worth investigating whether medical negligence was in any way responsible for your injury through misdiagnosis, surgical error etc.
It depends, many medical situations have bad results, but that does not mean they are malpractice cases. To determine if your case was not handled properly, evidence has to be gathered. You must be able to show that your injuries were caused by your doctor’s:
If you can show that your doctor:
If you can’t bring such evidence, you might not have a case.
For example, malpractice exists if you have a growing lump near your spinal cord overlooked by the medical staff which results in paralysis or if your doctor touches a spinal nerve causing a lifelong disability.
If you think you might have a malpractice case call our Miami based office at 305.416.9805, for a free case evaluation.