What Is Medical Negligence?
If a doctor, nurse or any of the hospital staff is in any way responsible for your injury than you have a right to make a legal claim against them. According to the American bar as sociation a doctor, nurse, technician, hospital staff and even a dentist can be held responsible for a negligent and erroneous treatment of the patient. So if your condition is worsening because of improper treatment then you need to consult a medical malpractice attorney at once as he can counsel you and make a legal claim against the responsible parties. It is important to find an attorney who specializes in this field and has relevant experience in the department of medical negligence.
This process is taken care off just like any other case and your doctor is asked about two things. The first one is asking if the treatment was done wrong and second is asking if you were harmed because of the treatment. This can take a long time to resolve but if your lawyer is successful in proving these two things against your doctor then that can all but seal the case for you. It is important to find out if your doctor deviated from the standard care in any way as you don't really have much of a case if they didn’t. Secondly you need to have suffered a significant injury because of this medical negligence.
You also need to make sure that you file your case within time because there is something known as the statute of limitations that can stop you from getting justice.