Did you know that one in three hospital patients suffers a medical error?
Medical malpractice laws therefore serve two important purposes: 1) compensating the victims of errors and negligence; and 2) promoting responsible medical care. Each state has its own legal procedures for how to handle medical malpractice, which is one of the most complex personal injury cases out there.
The infographic below is a simple yet effective introduction to medical malpractice. It explains what it is, the types of recoverable damages that you can claim for, average payouts and more.
Source: Wilson Kehoe Winingham