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Was It Medical Malpractice Or Just A Bad Outcome?

Every medical procedure comes with risks. Even if the doctors, nurses and medical professionals involved do everything by the book, there is still a possibility of a bad outcome. On the other hand, some bad outcomes are the result of medical malpractice.

Determining whether an act of negligence caused the bad outcome is no simple task. However, there are a few hints that might indicate that wrongdoing occurred.

Patients Have The Right To Answers

More often than not, the biggest sign of medical malpractice is not something you can see, but something you cannot. Are doctors unwilling to answer questions about what happened? Is the medical facility withholding medical records? Are the documents you have been provided incomplete? Does it look like something is being hidden? If you believe something is being withheld, that may be an indication of wrongdoing.

Doctors and medical facilities have a lot on the line in medical malpractice claims, so they may attempt to cover up what really happened. Perhaps you have been provided documentation, but it is not quite right. Do the details not match up? Is there any sign of tampering with the paperwork? You do not have to take documentation at face value.

At the end of the day, you have the right to know exactly what happened. If the medical professionals involved in the treatment do not want to provide them, you have the right to talk to another doctor or to take your case to a lawyer experienced in medical malpractice to determine whether there was any wrongdoing, and whether there are legal remedies to try to make it right.


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