Medical Errors

At Elk & Elk, we don’t think it’s unreasonable for a patient to expect that they will be helped and not harmed when seeking medical attention.

Unfortunately, medical errors are quite common, and some can have devastating effects. Thousands of people are seriously injured or killed every year in the U.S. due to medical errors.

Delivering the highest-quality legal representation to people throughout Ohio

If you were injured or a loved one died after a medical error, the attorneys at Elk & Elk can help. With more than 50 years of experience and a team of legal and medical professionals, we deliver the highest-quality legal representation to people who have suffered from medical errors.

For more information on our firm or to schedule your free consultation, contact us online or call 1-800-ELK-OHIO. We will protect your rights without charging any fees upfront.

Types of medical errors

Whether you need to see a doctor for a routine visit or for emergency surgery, we expect doctors, nurses and other health care professionals to care for us and our families. Unfortunately, when mistakes are made in a health care setting, they can have devastating effects.

At Elk & Elk, we assist people who have suffered injuries from:

Reasons why medical errors can happen:

  • Breakdown in communication
  • Medication and diagnostic errors
  • Poor judgment
  • Lack of skill

These actions, or combinations of these actions, become medical errors when they result in the harm or death of a patient. They can occur at the individual or system level. If you have received substandard health care, make sure that you have an attorney willing to protect your rights and the interests of your family.

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For a free consultation to discuss your legal options, call us at 1-800-ELK-OHIO (1-800-355-6446).

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