Doan Law Firm Medical Malpractice Lawyer Fights for You
Protect Your Vital Rights as a Victim of Medical Negligence
No profession demands our trust and confidence than does that of healthcare. We all literally place our very lives in the hands of our doctors, nurses, hospitals and other medical professionals. Sadly, with alarming regularity, our trust in physicians and other healthcare professionals proves to be wholly misplaced. In the United States, the third leading cause of death arises from medical negligence – avoidable mistakes made by our doctors, nurses, hospitals, and other healthcare givers. Statistics reveal that one out of every 10 deaths in the country stems from medical negligence of medical malpractice. If you or a loved one is a victim of this type of negligence, a Doan Law Firm Lubbock medical malpractice lawyer can explain your important rights. You can connect with a Doan Law Firm medical malpractice attorney by calling us at (806) 557-0000.
Definition of Texas Medical Malpractice
Texas law defines medical malpractice (or medical negligence) as occurring when a healthcare professional does one of the following:
Fails to provide proper treatment for a patient
Omits to take an appropriate action in the course of patient care
Provides substandard patient treatment
Common Types of Medical Malpractice in Lubbock
Types of medical practice can be as unique as individual patients that are victims of this type of professional negligence. With that noted, there are some types of medical malpractice that occur with greater frequency in Texas, including in Lubbock. These include:
Failure to diagnosis
Justice and the Compensation You Deserve in a Lubbock Medical Malpractice Case
A Doan Law Firm Lubbock wrongful death lawyer can explain your rights if you’ve been injured by a physician, at a hospital, or by some other healthcare professional. While each Texas medical malpractice claim is different, examples of the types of financial compensation we seek for your clients include:
Medical bills and expenses
Pain and suffering
Mental anguish and emotional distress
Disability (temporary, long-term, permanent)
Other physical harm, injury, damage
In some cases, a victim of a medical malpractice may be entitled to punitive damages in a lawsuit. Punitive damages is more money paid to a victim of Texas medical malpractice when the conduct a doctor or other medical professional is considered to be especially reckless.
Death by Doctor: Lubbock Medical Malpractice Wrongful Death
These facts are so alarming, stunning, they bear repeating:
Medical malpractice is the third leading cause of death in Texas and across the United States
One in 10 people die because of medical malpractice each year
If you have lost a loved one as the result of fatal medical negligence, a Doan Law Firm Lubbock medical malpractice wrongful death lawyer can be reached right now or any time by calling (806) 557-0000. In Texas, certain family members are able to pursue a medical malpractice wrongful death claim. These include:
The Doan Law Firm: Fighting for You
The first step in protecting your rights and getting justice and accountability is to retain the services of a dedicated, trustworthy, caring Lubbock medical malpractice lawyer. You can connect with a compassionate, experienced Lubbock medical malpractice attorney by calling The Doan Law Firm at (806) 557-0000.
Our Lubbock medical malpractice lawyer hotline is staffed 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 52 weeks a year, including every holiday. We know that when you are a victim of medical malpractice you need answers and support immediately. We are always there for you.
We can schedule an initial consultation with a Lubbock medical practice lawyer at our Lubbock law offices:
4708 67th Street
Lubbock, Texas 79414
Depending in your needs and circumstances, we can also meet with you at your home, the hospital, the rehab center, or any location that meets your needs. A virtual initial consultation and case evaluation can be scheduled with a Lubbock medical malpractice attorney online as well.
There is never a charge for an initial consultation with a Doan Law Firm Lubbock medical malpractice lawyer. Our firm guarantees that we will never charge an attorney fee in your case unless we win for you. Our medical malpractice lawyer team is dedicated to fight tirelessly for justice, accountability, and the compensation you deserve.