Medical Malpractice Attorneys in Richmond, KY
Helping victims of medical negligence and holding doctors and hospitals accountable for their medical errors
We entrust our health care, in fact our very lives, to the medical profession, and we expect doctors and hospitals to exercise a reasonable degree of competence and care in our treatment, given the level of education and training the healthcare providers have or should have had. When the members of the medical community fail to meet that standard, they can and should be held accountable for the damage they have caused. In Richmond, Irvine, Berea and surrounding areas, the medical malpractice attorneys at Davis Law help victims of surgical errors, birth injuries and other forms of medical negligence recover compensation for the harm which has been done to them. Our lawyers represent patients injured by their doctors in numerous ways, including:
- Neglecting to obtain informed consent from the patient before beginning treatment
- Failing to spot a serious medical condition
- Continuing an ineffective course of treatment
- Prescribing the wrong medication, or the wrong dosage
- Misreading a patient’s chart
- Performing surgery on the wrong patient
- Performing surgery on the wrong side of the body
- Leaving sponges, clamps or other medical instruments inside the body after surgery
- Failing to monitor maternal or fetal health during pregnancy, labor or delivery
Experienced Attorneys Ready to Take on Tough Cases of Medical Negligence
Medical malpractice claims are often difficult cases to pursue and achieve a successful result. Both parties argue their cases with the help of medical expert witnesses, and it can be difficult for judges and juries to understand complex medical issues. Insurance companies, meanwhile, try many ways to avoid paying out a full and fair settlement. One trick they use to lower the amount they have to pay is to try and shift the blame on the injured patient by claiming they didn’t fully disclose their medical history prior to treatment, or that they didn’t follow doctor’s orders after the procedure to heal properly. At Davis & Haymond, P.S.C., our lawyers fight hard to make sure our clients are not unfairly saddled with any of the blame for an injury they had no part in causing.
Get Help with Your Medical Malpractice Case from Experienced Richmond Injury Attorneys
Medical malpractice cases in Kentucky are complicated, challenging cases. Doctors and hospitals fight fiercely to protect their reputations, and their insurance companies fight hard to avoid expensive payouts when serious harm has been caused. In addition, the technical aspects of medical negligence make it necessary to understand complex medical issues and communicate them effectively to a judge or jury in trial or to an insurance company in settlement negotiations. Kentucky law allows you to request a free copy of your medical records, but in order to make use of this benefit, you have to know what records to request and what to do with them when you get them.
At Davis & Haymond, P.S.C., we know what steps to take from the very start to help ensure a successful resolution of your medical malpractice claim, whether it be a settlement with the insurance company or a jury verdict or judgment in court. In Central Kentucky, call on Davis & Haymond, P.S.C. in Richmond and Irvine for a free consultation with experienced and dedicated medical malpractice attorneys.