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Medical Malpractice Lawyers Fort Lauderdale

When your medical care ends up causing you harm instead of treating an illness or injury, you need the help of a skilled lawyer who understands the intricacies and complications involved in Florida medical malpractice cases. Doctors and other medical professionals are not expected to be miracle workers, but they are expected to perform their jobs exercising a level of skill, responsibility, and knowledge that is reasonable based upon generally accepted medical standards. You may not have the in-depth medical training necessary to know exactly what went wrong in your case, but it is important to understand that you have the right to hold medical professionals accountable for negligent care that causes you to suffer unnecessarily.

At Lawlor, White & Murphey, we understand that there is no amount of money that can make up for the pain and suffering caused by a serious and long-lasting injury, but we fight tirelessly to hold the medical professionals who have caused your injury responsible for their actions. The skill and experience possessed by a lawyer is particularly important in complicated medical malpractice cases, and our lawyers have decades’ worth of experience successfully helping clients recover compensation in these cases so that they can move on with their lives.

Common Issues Driving South Florida Medical Malpractice Claims & Lawsuits

Medical malpractice can take on many forms but generally occurs when a doctor, nurse, technician or some other medical professional does not adhere to generally accepted standards developed by the medical community. Medical malpractice that may provide grounds for recovering compensation from the medical provider include:

  • Emergency room errors
  • Surgical errors, such as leaving equipment in the patient or operating on the wrong body part
  • Misdiagnosis
  • Failure to properly identify or diagnose a condition
  • Prescription drug errors
  • Birth injuries
  • Unreasonable delays in diagnosing a condition
  • Failure to ask about allergies or the patient’s medical history
  • Failure to obtain proper consent before performing a procedure
  • Use of faulty or unsanitary medical equipment
  • Incorrect administration of anesthesia
  • Delayed C-Sections
  • And more

Committed to Improving Patient Safety in South Florida

Proving that your injuries were caused by medical malpractice can be complex, but the lawyers at Lawlor, White & Murphey have the experience and the resources necessary to handle even the most complicated medical malpractice claims. We put the full force of our resources to work in every medical malpractice case we take on, and will:

  • Analyze your medical records
  • Consult with reputable medical experts to identify the relevant standard of care in your case
  • Evaluate the medical facility or doctor’s record to identify any pattern of malpractice
  • Advocate on your behalf with the team of defense attorneys and insurance adjusters employed by the medical facility or doctor
  • Fight for your rights in court if necessary

Obtaining Maximum Compensation for Medical Malpractice Claims & Lawsuits

$1.7M
Settlement /
Medical Malpractice
$2.0M
Settlement /
Slip & Fall Injury
$3.0M
Recovery /
Medical Malpractice
$1.2M
Verdict /
Slip & Fal Injury
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