When doctors are accused of medical malpractice, they can receive legal defense assistance from the Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA). Because of this, the injured recipients of negligent medical care often find it extremely difficult to pursue medical malpractice claims.

The CMPA is a nationwide organization with a reputation for stringently defending the physicians they represent, even in the face of legitimate negligence claims. As a result, patients who have sustained compensable injuries because of improper medical treatment often face undue pushback, scrutiny, and disbelief. 

Standing up to the CMPA and negligent medical professionals can seem like an overwhelming challenge. Luckily, our medical malpractice lawyers serving New Waterford have a history of taking on the CMPA and advocating on behalf of the best interests of the clients we represent. Our New Waterford medical malpractice lawyers have experience working with medical experts to compile and present thorough evidence substantiating our clients’ claims in order to prove that:

  • The healthcare provider did not meet the standard of care.
  • After receiving medical treatment in breach of the regular standard of care, their patient acquired compensable injuries.
  • The injuries sustained by the patient were the result of the healthcare provider’s negligence.

By doing so, our medical malpractice lawyers serving New Waterford endeavour to help our clients recover the maximum amount of damages available to them. These damages may include: 

  • Medical expenses
  • Rehabilitation costs
  • Ongoing medical care/in-home care
  • Lost wages due to missed work
  • Loss of future earning capacity
  • Adjusted living expenses
  • Pain and suffering
  • Punitive damages
  • And possibly more

Healthcare providers in New Waterford owe a duty of care to their patients. Doctors, physicians, nurses, surgeons, and other medical professionals are held to a high standard of care because of the high stakes involved with their jobs. If a healthcare provider delivers a substandard level of care and a patient’s medical condition worsens as a result, the at-fault medical professional may be considered negligent.  

Common examples of medical malpractice that could cause patients to develop worsened medical conditions include:

  • Misdiagnosing an injury or illness
  • Unnecessary surgery
  • Surgical errors
  • Misreading or ignoring laboratory test results
  • Disregarding the patient’s medical history
  • Failing to sterilize medical equipment 
  • Prescribing improper medication or incorrect dosages
  • And more 

The victims of medical malpractice often incur substantial financial losses as a result of their healthcare provider’s improper care. If your healthcare provider’s wrongful actions, inactions, errors, omissions, or other forms of negligent conduct caused you to sustain compensable injuries, our New Waterford medical malpractice lawyers may be able to help you recover the compensation you deserve. 

To discuss your situation and learn about legal options for financial recovery that may be available to you, call our medical malpractice lawyers serving New Waterford by contacting Preszler Injury Lawyers and receive a free initial consultation on your case. 

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During a free initial consultation with our medical malpractice lawyers serving New Waterford, you will have the opportunity to review the details of your case and receive the benefit of legal advice tailored specifically to your unique set of circumstances. To learn more about how Preszler Injury Lawyers may be able to help you through this challenging time, call today for your free initial consultation with our New Waterford medical malpractice lawyers.

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