When you or a loved one is sick or injured, you put a special kind of trust in doctors, surgeons, nurses, and other medical professionals to provide the best treatment. You rely on these individuals to be thorough. Unfortunately, this is not always the case. Improper, illegal, and negligent medical treatment is an unfortunate reality and—for those that it impacts—it can be absolutely devastating. In fact, medical errors is the one of the leading causes of death in the United States after heart disease and cancer. Many cases of malpractice involve disability, loss of income, and physical and mental suffering.
Tomas J. Tatarunas is an experienced malpractice attorney who represents victims throughout Northeast Ohio. He will provide you with the legal representation you deserve and fight for the best outcomes by settlement or verdict. Physicians, hospitals, and other medical providers are backed by aggressive insurance companies and expert defense lawyers. You need an attorney who is equally qualified. Tomas J. Tatarunas will fight for you or your loved one because injury or death as the result of mishandled procedures is simply unacceptable.
It is important to recognize that malpractice can occur in a variety of ways. Malpractice cases often involve doctors and nurses who are qualified and generally careful, but who nonetheless caused injury to a patient through an isolated instance of carelessness.
You may have a case if you have experienced any of the following:
- Misreading charts, x-rays or test results
- Misdiagnosing or delaying a diagnosis
- Neglecting or refusing proper treatment
- Performing unnecessary or nonconsensual surgery
- Failing to monitor patients post-operation
- Administration of the wrong drug or dosage
- Failing to monitor vital signs
- Failing to use machines correctly
- Using faulty medical devices or equipment
This is by no means a comprehensive list of ways that medical professionals can be negligent.
If you have a claim, contact Tomas Tatarunas as soon as possible. Statutes of limitations limit the time you have to file an injury lawsuit. Have one of Cleveland’s most capable personal injury lawyers at your side. Contact Tomas Tatarunas at 440-290-5570.