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MEDICAL MALPRACTICE LAWYER
in Scranton

When a medical professional makes a mistake in diagnosis or treatment the results can be extremely severe or fatal. But does it amount to medical malpractice? That is much more difficult to determine than you might think. Now it's more important than ever to have a medical malpractice lawyer you can trust.

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In a medical malpractice claim four elements must be proven by the party bringing forth the lawsuit:

  • That a duty of care was owed to the patient
  • That duty of care was violated
  • A serious injury resulted
  • That injury was caused by the lack of care

Often testimony from witnesses and medical experts is necessary to establish your claim. Proving that your serious injury was caused by medical malpractice is often difficult to establish because not all bad medical results are the result of medical negligence.

What are some common Medical Malpractice cases?

  • Missed or delayed diagnoses, including cancer
  • Wrong-site surgeries
  • Birth injuries
  • Hospital infections
  • Anesthesia errors
  • Patient allergy errors
  • Defective medical products
  • Improper administration of medication
  • Medical record errors
  • Mishandling medical equipment

We understand that a medical malpractice claim cannot cure your injuries or bring back a loved one, they can provide compensation that will provide for a lifetime of medical or supportive care and provide for the best possible quality of life.

Call Shane Scanlon Law Today

If you or a loved one suffered serious injury or death as a result of medical malpractice please contact the team at Shane Scanlon Law today at (570) 955-4505 to speak to an experienced and knowledgeable attorney about your case.