Did the Doctor Make a Mistake?
We trust our doctors when they tell us we need to take a certain drug. The vast majority of the time, we’re rewarded for that trust with improved health. But what happens when a doctor makes a mistake?
It does happen. In fact, statistics tell us more than one million are injured and that more than 7,000 people die in the United States each year because of medication-related errors.
Helping Victims of Medical Negligence Throughout the Memphis Tri-State Area
At Gatti, Keltner, Bienvenu & Montesi, PLC, helping injured people recover has been our job description for nearly 40 years. Today, the experience, knowledge and resources we’ve gained from that can make a real difference for you and your family. If you’re concerned that a doctor’s mistake may have been responsible for your own injuries or for the death of a loved one — call or contact our attorneys today for a free consultation.
What Happened and Why?
Medication errors involving doctors can happen for a variety of reasons. In some cases, a nurse or medical assistant might misread a doctor’s handwriting and give a patient the wrong drug or the wrong amount of the right drug. In other cases, the doctor prescribes a drug that shouldn’t have been used, based on a given patient’s medical history or other drugs that the patient is already taking. In still others, doctors have prescribed harmful medications on the basis of a wrong diagnosis. In each of these scenarios, serious or fatal consequences may result.
Don’t Wait to Talk to a Lawyer
Without strong evidence of medical negligence, plaintiffs have little chance of ever getting into court and an even smaller chance of recovering compensation. What’s important to recognize is that the evidence needed to establish that the doctor made a mistake is only going to get weaker the longer you wait to contact an attorney. There are also limits on the amount of time in which you have to file a medical malpractice claim. For these reasons and more, we encourage you to take action as soon as possible.
One Call, That’s All … Dial 901-526-2126 Today
Whether you come to see us in Memphis, Tennessee, or we travel to meet with you in your home or at the hospital — the consultation is free, no strings attached. Our phones are answered 24 hours a day. You can also contact us online at any time.
We handle personal injury and wrongful death cases involving medication errors on a contingency basis; we do not charge any legal fees unless we obtain a settlement or verdict on your behalf.