Medical Malpractice: When You Should Consider Getting A Second Opinion

Nelson & Hammons, Attorneys At Law, was founded in 1977. Our lawyers exclusively practice medical malpractice law and help clients recover financial compensation for medical mistakes, errors and health care negligence. With our offices in Shreveport and Lafayette, our attorneys help injured patients throughout Louisiana. We care about our clients’ rights to adequate health care, and if you are struggling with an illness or injury, then you deserve to have clear answers about your condition and treatment options.

How A Second Opinion Can Help In A Medical Malpractice Lawsuit

Navigating a serious or life-threatening health issue or concern is stressful, to say the least. A second opinion can help in a lot of ways. If your diagnosis isn’t entirely clear or your current doctor is recommending treatment that is risky or uncertain, then a second opinion can help offer additional information. If you suspect that your original health care professional or facility was negligent in any way, then a second opinion can also offer clarity and even be used to support a claim for medical malpractice or negligence.

Considering A Second Opinion?

When you’re faced with a medical issue or health scare, it can be overwhelming, and you might not know what to do next. Doctors are trained in specific specialties. They have authority. They know what they are talking about. In reality, our lawyers know that’s not always the case. Medical professionals can and do make mistakes. If the thought has crossed your mind to get a second opinion, then that’s a sign that you should get one.

Concerned About Medical Negligence? Call Today.

If you are navigating a health concern and are feeling overwhelmed and worried that negligence or medical malpractice is involved in your case, Nelson & Hammons, Attorneys At Law, can help. We offer a free, initial case evaluation so that our lawyers can better understand your case and answer your questions. Call us today at 318-716-7329 or send an email through our website to schedule your free appointment.