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Medical Malpractice

Medical malpractice occurs when a doctor breaches the accepted standard of care in his or her community or a similarly situated community resulting in injury or death to the patient. Doctors, nurses, hospitals, dentists or any medical providers for that matter are accountable if they do not adhere to these acceptable standards of practices. Bringing a medical malpractice claim does not only assist the injured patient or his family, but can also in many instances improve the standard of medical care at that facility, hospital or medical providers’ offices for all community members in the future.

When injury or death results while receiving medical treatment, this does not automatically mean that medical malpractice took place. Medicine is a science that is not precise. Accordingly, in North Carolina, in order to bring a successful medical malpractice claim, a doctor that is familiar with your doctor or hospital’s local community standard of care must be willing to testify as an expert in his field that the doctor or hospital did not adhere or act within the local community standard of care.

Common Negligence in Medical Malpractice Claims

  • Anesthesia mistakes
  • Birth injuries
  • Central nervous system injury
  • Dental malpractice
  • Failure to diagnose a serious or life-threatening disease
  • Failure to properly treat following diagnosis
  • Hospital errors
  • Misdiagnosis
  • Misuse of an implant
  • Misuse of a medical device
  • Misuse of prescription drugs
  • Neurology malpractice
  • Obstetrical errors
  • Postoperative infections
  • Physician failure to gain informed consent for surgery
  • Surgical mistakes

Acquiring the records from the medical provider or hospital, understanding the procedures and retaining a doctor as an expert in the field of medicine that the malpractice claim may exist can be complicated, confusing and very expensive. The Devin Law Firm, P.A. can assist you or the family members in pursuing recovery if medical malpractice did occur.


Please contact The Devin Law Firm, P.A. in order to schedule an initial free consultation with an attorney who can then start assisting you throughout the process.

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