Americans have grown accustom to listening and trusting their doctor and or nurse. Walking into a doctors office most often fills us with a sense of relief that any pain or injury will soon be examined, reviewed and treated with the utmost care. There is a standard of care that has been established in the United States that we have come to expect, and Washington DC medical malpractice cases continue to arise, just like seen in many other parts of the nation.
Because of an increase in such incidents, laws and standards have and are continuing to be developed in the health care industry with the hope of preventing more life-altering mistakes. Such rules are in place to assist in the recovery of lost wages recover lost wages, incur acceptable legal punishment and prevent financial disaster.
Laws and standards have been developed in health care to prevent the innocent from being injured. These rules are designed to help recover lost wages, prevent financial disaster and incur just legal punishment for the loss of life.
The medical industry has a duty to protect itself from lawsuit no matter whose fault it may be. Medical defense law is a very large industry, focusing on the protection of their clients from financial loss or blame. With this type of force behind a medical facility or professional, it is only prudent to have legal counsel with the same level of experience and focus.
Medical professionals and facilities are well instructed prior to any accident of this sort to never admit guilt or wrongdoing, or making any statements without the instruction of their lawyer. While this can seem completely unfair, it is the best way of protecting themselves and their practice. Because of this, the injured party doesn\’t have much other choice except to seek similar or better legal counsel. The good news is, most attorneys will represent you without any initial upfront cost from you.
The cost to defend your rights with an attorney may be one of the only silver linings in this whole messy situation. Most lawyers in Washington DC and throughout the nation will represent you without any out-of-pocket expense to you. They will take between 20-33% of any verdict, but this is usually the best solution as individuals don\’t have $20,000-$30,000 cash to devote to their legal counsel and research.
Struggling with an injury from a doctor or medical facility? Find help now with your Washington DC Medical Malpractice case by calling Assaad Law now at (202) 741-9348 or visit our website at www.assaadlaw.com