Pittsburgh Medical Malpractice Attorneys
Pittsburgh Medical Malpractice Attorneys are Here to Help
The majority of America’s healthcare professionals are highly trained, compassionate, and dedicated. Furthermore, most doctors strive to provide the best medical care possible. However, some healthcare professionals are negligent in the care they provide. As a result, thousands of patients are injured or even killed. If you, a loved one or an unborn child has been injured or died from of a medical error, call a malpractice lawyer immediately. Not only can doctors and nurses be negligent, but hospitals, clinics, and rehab facilities can also be held responsible. The Pittsburgh medical malpractice attorneys at Lopez McHugh LLP are here to protect your rights and help you collect the compensation you deserve.
Medical Malpractice in Pittsburgh
Medical malpractice encompasses many types of negligent actions on the part of healthcare professionals. – everything from leaving a surgical instrument inside a patient to failing to warn a patient about the side effects of a prescription medication. For over 30 years, Lopez McHugh has successfully represented clients in Pittsburgh and surrounding communities in a wide variety of medical malpractice cases involving:
- Organ transplant errors
- Implant errors
- Negligence on the part of a hospital, clinic, or rehab facility
- Surgical errors
- Prescription medication errors
- Anesthesia errors
- Injuries during childbirth
- Negligent prenatal care
- Product liability – defective medical devices
- Wrongful death due to medical malpractice
- Nursing home abuse
- Failure to warn patients about treatment risks
Proving Medical Malpractice
In order to collect damages for medical malpractice in Pittsburgh, your lawyer must be able to prove:
- The existence of a doctor-patient relationship
- The doctor or other healthcare professionals involved were negligent
- This negligence caused you injuries
- You suffered specific damages as a result of these injuries
The Pittsburgh medical malpractice lawyers at Lopez McHugh have the skills and experience needed to gather the necessary evidence to support your claim, including medical records, eyewitness reports, and expert testimony. Armed with this evidence, we will aggressively negotiate with the insurance company to obtain a settlement adequately compensating you for all the pain, suffering, and financial losses resulting from your medical malpractice injuries – or, we will take them to trial. We’ve successfully resolved medical malpractice cases for significant results, including a $13 million claim. And if the insurance company’s final offer doesn’t meet your requirements, then we are prepared to argue your case in court.
Medical Negligence Lawyers in Pittsburgh
You have a right to seek full compensation for any injuries resulting from medical malpractice in Pittsburgh. The nationally recognized personal injury law firm of Lopez McHugh is dedicated to protecting those rights. If you or someone you know was injured or killed as a result of medical malpractice in Pittsburgh, contact Lopez McHugh LLP. We will discuss the details of your medical malpractice claim and answer any questions you might have. Additionally, we offer frank, professional advice on how best to proceed with your claim.
State laws limit the amount of time you have for filing a medical malpractice lawsuit, so don’t delay in reaching out for help. If you’re worrying about how you’re going to pay for our services, don’t – many of our medical malpractice cases are handled on a contingency fee basis, which means we don’t collect a fee unless we win your case.