West Palm Beach Medical Malpractice Lawyers
Experienced Attorneys Represent Medical Malpractice Victims in West Palm Beach and Throughout Florida
You never expect to fall victim to a medical mistake. While most medical procedures carry the risk of side effects or ineffectiveness, it is an entirely different issue when the medical provider is the cause. If a medical provider was negligent with your care, then they may also be responsible for the additional costs you have incurred.
Lawlor, White & Murphey have been diligently working to protect the rights of West Palm Beach, FL residents. Despite Florida’s complicated legal system, especially as it applies to medical malpractice cases, our team continues to stand up for our client’s rights. In a difficult time when it feels like the insurance companies and your medical care providers have forgotten about you, we will step in and advocate for your rights.
Common Types of Medical Malpractice Cases
Medical malpractice occurs when a person who is responsible for your medical care is negligent. Whether they fail to follow board regulations or they are negligent in the duty of care they owed to you, they may be responsible for medical malpractice. Medical malpractice might include:
- Misdiagnosis or delayed diagnosis
- Surgical errors
- Medical product liabilities
- Failure to treat
- Medication errors
- Improper anesthesia dosing
- Childbirth negligence
Unfortunately, when someone is negligent with your medical care, you may be left with significant injuries or disabilities. Medical malpractice can lead to:
- Traumatic brain injury
- Spinal cord injury
- Internal bleeding
- Lengthened recovery time
An experienced medical malpractice lawyer can help you explore your options following a medical mistake. 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.
How Can Lawlor, White & Murphey Help With Your Medical Malpractice Case?
When a medical mistake occurs, you are the one left to deal with the damages. Because hospitals and physicians are often backed by large insurance companies and entire teams of legal representation, it is important that you have the right team on your side. Lawlor, White & Murphey have years of experience fighting for our client’s rights.
Settlement offers are a common occurrence with medical malpractice cases because large organizations would generally prefer to cover up the mistake. While settlement offers can save everyone time and legal fees, our team is fully prepared to turn down any offer that does not appropriately cover your damages. You may be eligible for the following compensation in a West Palm Beach, FL medical malpractice case:
- Medical costs (current and anticipated)
- Rehabilitative care
- Lost wages and work benefits
- Diminished earning capacity
- Pain and suffering
- Diminished quality of life
Schedule Your Free Consultation Today
It is expected that you will have a lot of questions following a medical mistake. Our medical malpractice lawyers are here to help you navigate your legal case. You can call to schedule a free consultation or fill out our online contact form. Learn more about our West Palm Beach personal injury lawyers.
Florida requires that we file all medical malpractice cases within two years from the date of the accident. There are some details that can extend this timeline so it is best to discuss the details of your case with one of our medical malpractice lawyers as soon as possible.
It is not always easy to determine whether or not you have a case. Medical malpractice cases can be very complex. Our legal team is ready to go over the details of your case to determine the next best steps to take. By scheduling a free consultation, you do not have to worry about payment while we consider these details.