Improper Treatment Lawyer
Personal Injury Lawyers Serving Tucson, Phoenix, Flagstaff and all Arizona cities and communities
When an ailing individual seeks professional medical help, usually he or she trusts in the physician to make an educated decision regarding the diagnosis and treatment. However, sometimes the wrong treatment is still administered to the patient. Even when the correct diagnosis is made, negligence on the part of the doctor may still result in improper treatment. When this happens, the patient is at risk for suffering unnecessary injury, permanent disability, or even death.
If you or someone close to you has been a victim of improper treatment, then you deserve to claim compensation for the pains you have suffered. The Tucson, Phoenix, and Flagstaff improper treatment lawyers of Miller, Pitt, Feldman & McAnally, P.C. are dedicated to helping people in your situation learn more about their legal rights and how to assert them. Please call our offices today to speak with one of our capable and experienced attorneys.
What is improper treatment?
Improper treatment is the administration of the wrong procedure to an ill or injured individual. Not only may this mistreatment have detrimental side-effects, it also results in the failure to administer the proper treatment to the patient. When the proper diagnosis is made but the case is handled in an improper manner, then the error is typically a result of negligence.
This form of medical mistreatment has the potential to render very serious consequences regarding the patient’s health. If you have suffered from improper treatment, then the Tucson, Phoenix, and Flagstaff medical malpractice attorneys of Miller, Pitt, Feldman & McAnally, P.C. can help you with your case.
When are some examples of improper treatment?
Improper treatment may be administered prior to a surgery, during the operation, or after the procedure has been completed. Improper treatment may also occur in the form of an incorrect medicine prescription. Common errors include the following:
- Performing the wrong or an unnecessary operation
- Prescribing the wrong medication
- Poor monitoring of a patient’s vital signs during surgery
- Failure to follow the proper pre-operative or post-operative protocol
- Failure to administer timely treatment for an illness or disease