Salt Lake City Utah Medical Malpractice Attorney
In Utah, Medical Malpractice or Medical Negligence is generally defined as a doctor’s failure to exercise the degree of reasonable care and skill that a similar doctor would exercise under similar circumstances. Medical malpractice is the third leading cause of death in the United States surpassing car accidents in the last few years. In short, medical malpractice is a serious and seems to be a growing problem.
Common types of medical malpractice or medical errors include:
- Failure to diagnose
- Leaving a foreign object in a patient’s body
- Failure to properly treat a patient
- Surgical errors
- ER errors
- Hospital acquired infections
- Birth injuries
- Wrongful deaths
- Nursing home abuse
At Salcido Law Firm, a Utah medical malpractice attorney from our firm is experienced in handling the biggest and most difficult medical malpractice cases. If you or a loved one have been injured as a result of medical errors, contact a Utah medical malpractice attorneys at our firm today.
Utah Medical Malpractice Laws
Utah laws are seriously stacked against injured patients. For instance, under Utah law you have a very limited amount of time from the time you have been injured in order to bring a claim for damages, Additionally, Utah law requires that injured patients go through a pre-litigation proceeding prior to filing an action in court. Utah law also caps the amount of damages an injured patient can claim for pain and suffering.
The legal process for medical malpractice law suits in Utah is very difficult. You need an attorney who has the experience and knowledge to be successful on your claims. SLF is that law firm and a Utah medical malpractice attorney at our firm can effectively represent you in your case. Pick up the phone today to see if you have a case. We can usually let you know if you have a case right over the phone. Contact a Utah Medical Malpractice Attorney today.
To speak with one of our attorneys call anytime at 801.413.1753 or toll free at 888.337.3235.
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