Medical Malpractice Lawyer

If you or someone you love have suffered serious harm due to medical negligence or error, you may be eligible to file a medical malpractice lawsuit.  Since 1959, individuals and families from Northeast Pennsylvania and across the state have turned to Munley Law to protect their legal rights. Our attorneys represent people who have sustained injuries from doctors, surgeons, nurses, hospital staff, as well as nursing home and long-term care professionals.  Our medical malpractice lawyers are national leaders in the industry, and have consistently been named among the Best Lawyers in America. We have earned the top client and peer ratings from Martindale-Hubbell, one of the nation’s oldest and most respected legal organizations. If you have questions regarding a potential medical malpractice case, contact Munley Law today. We will answer your questions free of charge, and help you determine what to do next. Fill out our contact form, or call 855-866-5529.

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Medical Negligence and Medical Errors Cause Injury and Death

Medical malpractice and medical errors are the third leading cause of death in the United States, behind cancer and heart disease.

Doctors and medical professionals have a duty to uphold a standard of care when entrusted with the health and well-being of their patients.  In reality, however, some healthcare providers fail to meet this standard. Even the most experienced, careful doctors may make a critical error that can have life-or-death consequences. According to the Institute of Medicine, medical malpractice errors cause between 44,000 and 98,000 wrongful deaths every year. More people die from medical malpractice each year than from car crashes. In fact, medication errors alone harm more than 1.3 million people a year.  Some examples of medical mistakes include:

  • Patients not being protected from dangerous conditions in a healthcare facility such as a nursing home
  • Hospital infections stemming from unclean medical instruments
  • Improperly administered medications/wrong dosages/dangerous drug combinations
  • Improperly managing a pregnancy or the delivery of a baby/birth injury
  • Failure to properly treat a medical condition
  • Misdiagnosis of a medical condition, such as cancer
  • Error in medical records

In any form, medical malpractice can result in prolonged illness, permanent disability, or even the loss of a loved one. As the victim of such egregious negligence, you may be legally entitled to compensation for your medical costs, pain and suffering, and additional losses related to the absence of your family member. A medical malpractice lawyer will guide you through this process and help you get the justice you deserve.

Speak with a Medical Malpractice Lawyer Today

Medical malpractice claims can be especially difficult to prove. Only an experienced personal injury attorney familiar with the unique complexities of medical malpractice can effectively argue your case.  Our medical malpractice lawyers have more than 55 years of experience practicing  law in Pennsylvania, New York, and New Jersey.  We will evaluate your case thoroughly, and explore all potential sources of recovery.  Our case evaluations are absolutely free — we do not collect a fee unless we win your medical malpractice lawsuit.

Call now at 855-866-5529 and get the help that you need.

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