People are rarely more vulnerable than when they are harmed by the very people who they trust to heal them—doctors, dentists, surgeons, gynecologists, and other medical professionals.
Few people understand how common medical malpractice really is. Every year, thousands of patients in Seattle — and across the U.S. — are injured by the negligent or improper actions of their doctors, nurses, pharmacists or hospital staff.
Doctors are human and, like the rest of us, they can and do make mistakes. However, when doctors make a mistake and fail to make a proper diagnosis, or render substandard care, or prescribe the wrong treatment, the consequences can be devastating, even deadly. Patients can be left with significant, sometimes permanent, injury and disability. Sometimes lives are lost. Medical bills and the costs of caring for a loved one injured by a doctor’s mistake can be overwhelming and can devastate a family financially. At Dixon Law Firm, our Seattle medical malpractice attorneys hold hospitals and medical professionals accountable when they make serious, often preventable mistakes. We help injury victims and their families recover the compensation they are entitled to that will help them deal with mounting bills and costs, among the other devastating consequences of a medical malpractice injury. We are honored to represent the victims of medical negligence and their families.
If you or a loved one has suffered an injury or a loved one has died as a result of injuries suffered in a Washington hospital or clinic, contact Dixon Law Firm for a free consultation. Call us at (206)330-0212 or fill out the GET HELP NOW form, above. Our Seattle medical malpractice attorneys have extensive experience handling medical malpractice, birth injury and medication error cases and we look forward to working with you.
Medical Malpractice: We handle a wide range of medical malpractice cases where either injury or death has occurred, including:
• Failure to diagnose an illness, misdiagnosis of cancer, or delayed diagnosis leading to further injury or death
• Surgery mistakes and post-surgical infections
• Anesthesia problems
• Dental errors
• Birth injury and defects, infant brain damage or death resulting from negligence before, during or immediately after birth
Pharmacy Errors: Each year, millions of prescriptions are filled in this country containing an error. People rely on the pharmacists to be knowledgeable and accurate, but they often make mistakes. Pharmacy errors can occur in a number of ways, any of which could cause serious injury or death:
• The pharmacy providing the wrong medication
• The wrong dosage of the medication being dispensed or the wrong dosage prescribed
• The pharmacist failing to note a contraindication for numerous medications that cause an adverse reaction
At Dixon Law Firm, our lawyers are dedicated to helping people who have been injured by the negligence of others to recover full compensation. All of our legal services are handled on a contingency fee basis. Fees are not charged for the initial consultation or subsequent work unless we recover money for your injuries or loss. In the event we are unable to recover damages for your costs, you will not be charged for our time. If you or a loved one has been seriously injured or disabled as a result of medical malpractice or pharmacy error, or you simply need more information, please call us at (206) 330-0212.
More than $1,000,000 Settlement After Spinal Cord Injury
After falling at his home, our client was taken to a local emergency room for evaluation. The doctor who examined him failed to order certain tests that would have revealed that our client had suffered a spinal cord compression injury. Our client’s injury was not properly diagnosed for nearly three months following his accident, at which time he promptly underwent corrective surgery. Unfortunately, due to the delay in diagnosis, the surgery could not entirely correct the injury that had been untreated during that three-month period. As a result, our client suffered permanent disability and lost any chance of a full recovery. At the age of just 40, our client found himself, primarily confined to a wheelchair, no longer able to live independently and undergoing intensive physical therapy to re-learn basic motor functions, such as walking. A friend of the family suggested that we get involved. We thoroughly investigated the facts and circumstances of our client’s injury and how this injury and disability would impact him for the rest of his life. Our goal was to restore our client’s life, as closely as we could, back to its pre-injury status. With that goal in mind, we negotiated a confidential seven-figure settlement with the medical providers who treated our client.
Laser light therapy treatments were meant to improve our client’s psoriasis, a skin condition, which she had been successfully managing with medical treatment for years. The treatment was supposed to reduce inflammation and itchiness. Instead, negligent medical care, stemming from a poorly trained medical technician’s improper use of the laser, caused painful second-degree burns and scarring all over her body. Our client, an attractive women, who had a career in sales and marketing was embarrassed and emotionally depressed by the incident and the resulting scars. She engaged our services to force the medical providers to be accountable for their mistake. We negotiated a substantial settlement, which fully covered our client’s medical expenses and paid for her pain and suffering.
Dixon Law Firm has the resources and experience to pursue any negligence or malpractice case against any medical professional. If you or a loved one has been victimized by poor medical care, contact us immediately for a FREE CASE REVIEW.
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