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When you trust a medical professional with your health and well-being, you expect to be treated with the highest quality of care. Unfortunately, that expectation is not always met. Whether you were prescribed the wrong medication or were inaccurately diagnosed, an act of medical negligence can cause a great deal of harm. In cases like these, you deserve the opportunity to pursue financial compensation.

For skilled representation in a case of medical malpractice, reach out to Attorney Troy R. Penny. He’s ready to help you hold health care professionals accountable when their mistakes cause serious damage. Discover how he can help you start pursuing a favorable outcome. Contact him today at Penny Law, LLC to set up a free consultation. From his office in St. Louis, Attorney Penny proudly serves clients throughout Missouri, as well as those in Texas.

What Is Medical Malpractice?

Medical malpractice refers to any oversight, error, or blatant disregard for a patient’s health that ends up causing them harm. These injuries can not only cause physical damage, but they can also lead to expensive medical bills and emotional distress.

If a medical professional failed to provide you with the high-quality care you deserve, turn to Penny Law, LLC for representation. Attorney Troy R. Penny is well-versed in a variety of medical malpractice cases, including those that involve:

  • Misdiagnosis

  • Delayed diagnosis

  • Failure to treat

  • Surgical errors

  • Birth injuries

  • Faulty medical devices

  • Anesthesia errors

  • Other acts of negligence

It’s important to note that just a medical treatment or procedure doesn’t go according to plan, it doesn’t always mean it was a result of malpractice. Oftentimes, patients don’t survive a heart attack or cancer treatment, even when their medical team does everything possible to help them. In short, medical malpractice occurs when a mistake made by a health care provider directly causes harm to their patient.

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Who Can Be Sued for Medical Malpractice?

Doctors are not the only ones who can be held responsible for medical malpractice. Because the main purpose of a medical malpractice case is to prove negligence led to a patient’s injury, any party involved may be held liable. This could include:

  • Physicians

  • Surgeons

  • Physician’s assistants

  • Nurses

  • Paramedics and EMTs

  • Anesthesiologists

  • Pharmaceutical manufacturers

  • Hospitals

  • Other medical facilities

Health care professionals are human, therefore, they are bound to make mistakes. However, when their mistake ends up harming a patient, they deserve to be held accountable.

Hospital Negligence

In addition to health care providers, hospitals and other medical facilities can also be sued for their negligence. If its employee is involved in a medical malpractice case, a hospital may be investigated for things like:

  • Failure to conduct background checks of their applicants

  • Failure to cross-reference their applicants’ education, training, and licensing

  • Failure to address complaints against a medical professional they employ

  • Failure to maintain their premises or provide necessary medical equipment

No matter who or what entity is at fault for your injury, the attorney at Penny Law, LLC wants to help you make things right. Contact Troy R. Penny today in Missouri and Texas to set up a consultation.

Start Filing a Claim

In both Missouri and Texas, a plaintiff has two years from the date of their injury to file a case of medical malpractice. The sooner you file your claim, the sooner you can start building a strong case for compensation.

Working with a knowledgeable attorney can make the process feel much more manageable. Troy R. Penny will help you compile evidence, answer your questions, and advise you on your options going forward. Don’t wait another minute to start holding a negligent medical professional responsible for their wrongdoing. Team up with Penny Law, LLC in Missouri and Texas, to seek compensation.