Medical malpractice occurs when a healthcare provider delays or fails to diagnose needed treatment. It also occurs when a healthcare provider makes a mistake that the medical community would not make. This is called “standard of care”. Examples of medical malpractice include misreading or misinterpreting tests, mistakes made in surgery, administration of the wrong medication or wrong dosage, or simply failure to notice a problem. Generally, when these types of errors cause serious injury or wrongful death, it is considered medical malpractice.
Thirty-five (35) states including
The Arizona medical malpractice law provides
that the communication is inadmissible as an admission of liability or an
admission against interest. Thus, if a person is further injured or dies in a
medical setting, and you believe that medical malpractice is involved, the
conveyance of regret and being sorry for the outcome is generally not
admissible in court to prove negligence or fault by the physician. However, if
the physician communicates more than just a general feeling of regret and
communicates that he is sorry for performing or failure to perform an action
that constitutes medical malpractice, the
Medical malpractice cases are always difficult,
and always hard fought by the physicians and their attorneys. Since the
The attorneys at Zachar Law Firm are experienced specialists in Arizona medical malpractice cases. You can call for a free, no-obligation consultation at (602) 494-4800 or visit www.ZacharAssociates.com.