Medical malpractice attorneys are experts in helping their clients obtain compensation for injuries from doctors, hospitals, and other healthcare professionals that have caused them harm during medical treatment. At Nelson & Hammons, we are honored to help our clients get the compensation they deserve using the many skills we have as experienced medical malpractice attorneys. Here is a quick overview of what we do and how we help victims of medical malpractice.… Read More

Medical malpractice comes in many shapes and forms. From misdiagnosis and mistreatment to surgical errors and patient-care negligence. When a patient is harmed due to any act or omission of duty by a medical professional who deviates from normal practice, they may be a victim of medical malpractice.… Read More

Medical malpractice is more common than you might think and can cause extensive injuries and even death. When someone dies or is injured due to a mistake made by a medical professional, the victim or their family has the right to sue for compensation. Here are some of the most common types of medical malpractice cases and errors that occur each year.… Read More

The simple answer is that not all medication errors are considered malpractice. There are a number of variables which are important to look at when determining medication errors. It is rarely a cut and dry case of simply administering the incorrect medication. It must first be proven that the person supplying the medication acted in a negligent manner.… Read More

When we fall ill, we visit one or more doctors for diagnostic testing. The waits can be long, the chairs can be uncomfortable, and the face time with the doctor can be short and stressful. But we attend these appointments in good faith so that the doctors will accurately tell us what is wrong. Doctors, on the other hand, work incredibly long hours, often on their feet, in order to treat as many patients as possible. They intend to do what is right for their patients, but sometimes they make mistakes, and a missed, or delayed diagnosis can be the result. It is rare, but it happens more often than most people think.… Read More

Medical malpractice is a complex area of law, and it can be difficult to determine whether you have a case. This article speaks in general terms about what constitutes malpractice, and what steps you need to take to build your case. These elements may not directly apply to your situation. If you have any questions please get in touch for a free consultation.… Read More