Medical Malpractice

Tacoma Seattle Area Personal Injury Attorneys help medical malpractice victims

Medical malpractice or medical negligence is much more common then most people realize. One study suggests that 98,000 people die from medical mistakes per year. Many more die or are seriously injured from prescription medicine errors. Many medical mistakes, however, are never reported and they patients or their families are never told.

Common errors that can lead to a malpractice suit include:

  • Misdiagnosis, delayed diagnosis, or failure to diagnose;
  • Improper treatment;
  • Child birth injuries;
  • Negligent maternity care;
  • Medication errors;
  • Anesthesia errors;
  • Surgery errors;
  • Failure to obtain informed consent;
  • Infection; and
  • Worker fatigue.

There are many legal obstacles in Washington State that must be overcome before a suit can be filed. It is best if you have an attorney working with you soon after you discover the medical negligence so your rights will be preserved. If you think you or a love one as been a victim of medical negligence contact Sadler Ladenburg. We have extensive familiarity with medical malpractice cases. Don’t hesitate. Justice is waiting. Call now. (253) 573-1700.