Medical Malpractice Attorneys in Seattle, WA
We trust doctors and other health care professionals to diagnose our ailments, help us make decisions about our health, prescribe appropriate medication, and perform careful and exacting surgery. While most medical professionals do their jobs very well, they, like the rest of us, still make mistakes from time to time. When a medical or health care mistake causes harm to a patient, that patient is entitled to receive compensation for his or her injuries and related financial and emotional strain. If you or a loved one has been injured as a result of medical malpractice, the Seattle medical malpractice attorneys at Law Offices of Dean Standish Perkins and Associates can help you obtain the compensation you deserve.
Dedicated and Experienced Seattle Birth Injury and Medical Malpractice Lawyers
At Law Offices of Dean Standish Perkins and Associates, our experienced Seattle medical malpractice and birth injury attorneys are dedicated advocates for victims and their families. Our attorneys know how to dig into the facts of medical malpractice and birth injury cases to determine whether a doctor or other medical professional has breached the duty of care, and to determine whether a hospital, nursing home or other medical facility may be responsible for your injuries. If you have a viable claim for medical malpractice or medical negligence, we will provide comprehensive and dedicated representation to help you obtain just compensation for both the short-term and long-term effects of your injuries.
What is Medical Malpractice?
Medical malpractice occurs when a physician or medical professional makes a mistake that causes a patient to suffer serious harm, permanent disability, or an untimely death. Medical malpractice can take many forms, including:
- Failure to properly diagnose a disease or illness
- Misdiagnosis, failure to properly monitor patients
- Failure to properly treat a diagnosed disease
- Surgical errors, including wrong-site surgery or anesthesia errors
- Birth errors
- Failure to fully inform the patient of the risks of certain procedures and surgeries
- Misuse of prescription drugs
- Improper use of medical equipment or implants
- Other breaches to the standard of care owed to medical patients
Victims of medical malpractice in Washington frequently struggle with exorbitant medical bills, lost wages due to missed work, emotional pain and suffering, and long-term effects on their ability to enjoy life. If you or someone in your family is a victim of medical malpractice, we can help you obtain financial compensation for your losses.
Representation for Washington Birth Injury Lawsuits
Birth injuries can occur before, during, or after the birth of a child. Some of the most common injuries include cerebral palsy, brain trauma, and Erb's palsy (caused by shoulder dystocia).
Birth injuries can be devastating, and are often difficult to prove. The Seattle birth injury attorneys are skilled at proving liability in birth injury cases. If your child was harmed by medical error, we may be able to help.
Free Consultation with a Seattle Medical Malpractice Lawyer
If you or a loved one is the victim of medical malpractice, we can help you fight for the compensation you deserve. To schedule a free consultation with one of our experienced Seattle medical malpractice attorneys, please contact us today.