The reality is that many things can go wrong during a procedure or while undergoing treatment for an injury or illness, including you or a family member being hurt because your medical provider’s actions or omissions did not meet accepted professional standards. In that case, you may be eligible to bring a medical malpractice lawsuit against the provider, the facility, or both.
These claims can be some of the most complex claims to prove. This is why we are here. We can help build your medical malpractice case for success, starting with outlining how your case meets the legal threshold for filing a claim in Missouri.
What Must be Proven in a Missouri Malpractice Claim?
To pursue a successful medical malpractice claim in Missouri, our attorney must prove numerous conditions and failures existed and occurred during treatment.
This includes proving, through tangible evidence, that:
- A doctor/patient relationship existed.
- The care given fell below the accepted medical standards of care in that physician’s profession, breaching the standard of care in Missouri.
- A causal connection existed between the hospital’s, clinic’s, or physician’s medical negligence and the harm the patient suffered.
- The harm resulted in quantifiable damages.
One or multiple parties may be at fault for medical malpractice in Missouri, including, but not limited to, doctors, nurses, pharmacists, anesthesiologists, and hospital administrators.
If you believe your or a loved one’s injuries or loss of life were the result of medical malpractice, contact our skilled personal injury attorney in St. Louis for a free case assessment today.
What are the Most Common Forms of Medical Malpractice in Missouri?
Medical malpractice can take on many forms and may occur anytime during a patient’s visit to their healthcare provider.
Some of the most common types of medical malpractice claims in Missouri may include, but are not limited to:
- Birth injuries.
- Dangerous drugs or medical device
- Emergency room errors.
- Errors involving the administration of anesthesia.
- Failure to diagnose or delayed diagnosis.
- Surgical negligence.
Contact Our St. Louis Medical Malpractice Attorney Today
If you have been injured while seeking medical care or lost a loved one to the same in Missouri, contact our St. Louis medical malpractice attorney today to review your case by calling (314) 370-8173 or online to schedule a free consultation to learn more about your legal rights and options to pursue the liable person, party, or entity for your complete financial recovery needs.