Whenever you’re being taken care of by a medical worker, there are certain expectations of care that you, as the patient, are allowed to have. Whenever a medical worker, including nurses, doctors, EMTs, or even nursing home workers, fails to meet the typical expectations of care, it may be considered medical negligence.
Typically, a medical standard of care is determined by comparing the level of care or competence that a medical worker of the same education and certification level would have given to the level of care you were given. If you were given a lesser level of care, then the medical worker may be found guilty of medical negligence or medical malpractice.
Medical negligence can be the cause for any of the following:
If you or a family member has suffered at the hands of a medical worker, please contact our Mobile, Alabama medical malpractice attorneys today so we can help. At the Law office of Long & Long, we understand how scary this time can be and have the experience you need to navigate your medical negligence case. Please contact us for help with your case by calling (251) 432-2277.