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Tampa Medical Malpractice Lawyers

Sometimes patients entering a clinic, hospital or other health care facility in Tampa, Florida may end up leaving with an even more serious medical condition. When a patient enters a health care facility the thought is that you will leave with an improvement on a condition; however this is not always the case. Medical negligence may lead to birth injuries, surgical mistakes, failure to diagnose, and defective heart devices. If you or a loved one has suffered due to medical malpractice, contact Tampa medical malpractice lawyers at Burnetti, P.A. who fight for clients to maximize their financial recovery.

Medical Negligence & Medical Mistakes in Tampa

tampa-medical-malpratice-lawyersMedical malpractice, also known as medical negligence occurs when a health care professional fails to act reasonably or deviates from a reasonable standard of care that a similar medical professional would treat differently under the same circumstances. It may lead to an extended hospital stay, injury, readmission or even wrongful death of a patient. Medical mistakes or injuries can happen because of a nurse, doctor, surgeon, dentist, or psychiatrist or other healthcare professional. According to the Florida Department of Health, there were more than 41,000 complaints against Florida physicians in 2007.

Medical mistakes may cause life-altering disabilities that may be irreversible. Tampa personal injury lawyers at Burnetti, P.A. assist clients in filing Tampa medical malpractice claims, which may help victims recover lost wages, medical bills, future treatment or a loss of life.

Types of Medical Malpractice

There are several forms of medical malpractice, such as:

  • Errors made in medical procedures
  • Anesthesia error
  • Medication errors
  • Nursing home or elder abuse
  • Incorrect treatments
  • HMO negligence
  • Misdiagnosis or no diagnosis
  • Failure to administer proper or timely treatment or care
  • Birth injuries
  • Surgical error
  • Violation of doctor-patient confidentiality
  • Leaving a foreign object in the body (such as a medical tool or surgical sponge)
Contact Tampa Medical Malpractice Lawyers at Burnetti, P.A.

Tampa medical malpractice lawyers at Burnetti, P.A. have assisted individuals and families seeking compensation for medical malpractice for over 20 years in Hillsborough County and the surrounding area. Call 1-800-BURNETTI for information or fill out a Free Case Evaluation form today.

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