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Those in the medical field are among the most trusted and respected professionals in America. This is what makes medical malpractice cases some of the most complicated and hard to prove. Any patient suffering injury or death due to a mistake by a medical professional or institution deserves justice. No other firm in this region has the amount of successful experience in working medical malpractice cases as the Glenn Armentor Law Corporation.

Like every other personal injury case, the most important rule is to NEVER SIGN ANYTHING or ADMIT TO ANYTHING until you’ve consulted us for legal advice. Whatever you say or sign will be used against you. Want to know if you have a case? The fastest and easiest way to find out is to complete and submit the online form.

Medical malpractice cases can apply to a variety of errors, whether they were made in a lab, a diagnostic center, or during an extensive surgery. If you suspect that you or someone you love is a victim of an error made by a medical professional, organization, or firm, please don’t hesitate to call us at 1-800-960-5551.

For more information, we recommend reviewing our list of Medical Malpractice Do’s and Don’ts. Studying this information will help you understand how to place your case in the most advantageous position for success in this incredibly complicated area of the law.

Do’s & Don’ts

If you feel that you or a family member have incurred needless pain and suffering as the result of the carelessness or mistakes of a doctor, medical institution, or other medical or psychological therapist or professional, then you may have a case for malpractice. Malpractice cases can be very complicated and tough to prove. The following list of Do’s and Don’ts can help ensure you make the right decisions in such a situation and not make a mistake that might cost you dearly down the road.

What to Do In Case Of Industrial, Chemical Or Explosive Accident:

Seek legal advice
Seek legal advice you suspect you or a family member might be the victim of medical malpractice.
Insist on certified copies

Insist on certified copies of all medical records relating to your treatment. Medical records are confidential but as the patient you have a right to all records—including charges.

Write a diary or ledger

Write a diary or ledger with notes on everything the doctor, medical facility, and staff told or instructed you to do.

Keep an accurate chronological record

Keep an accurate chronological record of when you first sought treatment, the names of any specialists you were referred to, outpatient care, etc.

Seek a second opinion

Seek a second opinion from a qualified doctor but do not share your suspicions of malpractice with the second doctor.

Cease receiving care from the source you suspect

Cease receiving care from the source you suspect might be committing malpractice against you, unless that provider is in the midst of a complex treatment and it would be inappropriate or detrimental to make an immediate change.

Seek the advice and representation of an attorney

Seek the advice and representation of an attorney who concentrates his/her practice in the area of medical malpractice, as very few attorneys are competent in handling these cases.

What Not to Do In Case Of Industrial, Chemical Or Explosive Accident:

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Don’t attempt to confront the doctor(s), medical staff, lawyers for the medical facility, or anyone else regarding your suspicions until you’ve spoken with your attorney.

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Don’t sign anything, waive any rights, or admit to any responsibility.

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Don’t discuss your suspicions with any other person outside of your attorney and your immediate family.

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Don’t continue receiving treatment from doctors or medical institutions that you suspect are perpetrating malpractice against you.

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Don’t tell medical personnel that you need medical records to bring to an attorney. Instead, tell them you need the records for insurance and/or social security purposes.

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