When Medical Malpractice Causes You Harm
“Medical malpractice” is a legal term that refers to mistakes or negligent acts on the part of doctors, nurses and health care providers. Any of the following might constitute medical malpractice:
- Injuries and mistakes during birth
- Delayed or incorrect medical diagnosis of a serious illness or medical condition
- Hospital and emergency room mistakes
- Surgical errors
- Defective and dangerous prescription drugs
- Anesthesia mistakes
- Liposuction or gastric bypass malpractice
- Dental malpractice
Contact an experienced Honolulu medical malpractice attorney to schedule a free initial consultation if you have been injured or lost a loved one because of a doctor’s negligence.
Hawaii Medical Malpractice Attorneys
At the Honolulu law firm of Cronin, Fried, Sekiya, Kekina & Fairbanks, we have the resources to prosecute difficult medical malpractice cases that occur at all Hawaii hospitals and medical facilities. In addition to our experienced attorneys, we have staff with medical and malpractice backgrounds to assist in the handling of your case.
Answering Your Questions
Our medical malpractice lawyers work with medical doctors and other medical professionals who provide expert assistance to maximize the effectiveness of our legal capabilities. We want to help you find the answers you need to questions you have.
How do you prove medical malpractice?
You simply have to prove either that the medical treatment you received, caused you further injury or that you were denied treatment when it was necessary. This can be a complicated process under the best of circumstances, but it often relies on the understanding of liability law and the medical procedure. A skilled attorney will work closely with a medical professional to review your treatment history to determine the possibility of missteps.
How to best choose a Hawaii medical malpractice attorney?
Choosing the right attorney is a difficult process, but you have to rely on what you know. You must ask yourself questions such as:
- Does this attorney have experience?
- Do I understand what their strategy is?
- Are they treating me with respect?
- Do I feel cared for?
Choosing an attorney is about finding who you trust with your most sensitive legal questions.
Contact Our Hawaii Medical Malpractice Lawyers
Medical malpractice cases are among the most expensive and labor-intensive injury claims and lawsuits to investigate, prepare and present. Therefore, we are selective about which cases we take on to make sure we can help you.