List of the Top Injuries Associated with Medical Negligence Claims
Medical negligence claims and cases encompass five major areas of injuries. This injuries range from no injury at all to death. Each injury caused by medical negligence below has the percentage of the total injuries that occur.
It was found that between the years of 2004 and 2006 that a considerable amount of deaths occurred due to preventable medical errors. During that time period there were a total of 228,337 deaths due to medical negligence. There were only 38,363 victims of medical negligence that received any type of payout.
These are disturbing numbers from both the standpoint of the total amount of deaths and the number not receiving compensation for medical negligence. It is important that the victims and the families of victims know their rights. If you feel that you or a loved one has been a victim of medical negligence, then please do not hesitate in calling a lawyer to investigate your case. For those of you that live in the Miami area or Florida, give us a call right now to get a free consultation with a Miami medical malpractice attorney.