Physician Error Is Never Easy To Prove, But Help Is Available

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On behalf of Hastings Law Firm posted in Doctor Errors on Tuesday, August 4, 2015.

Doctors spend many years in medical school to obtain the knowledge that they need to take proper care of those suffering illnesses. Despite all this knowledge, more than 98,000 people in the United States, including in Texas, lose their lives every year as a result of errors made by doctors. However, proving that you have been a victim of physician error is never easy, that’s why you need guidance from one of the best lawyers specializing in medical mistakes in Houston, TX.

Many people may be suffering the consequences of a doctor’s negligence without knowing whether they have a viable claim, and if they do, they find it difficult to obtain medical records to substantiate their claims. Doctors are typically hesitant to admit to making errors, and the assistance of an experienced medical malpractice attorney may significantly ease the process of uncovering the truth. It is not uncommon for doctors to claim evidence to be circumstantial and to impede the way of those questioning the care they received.

Errors commonly result from the failures to diagnose, order tests, read and recognize information provided by tests, and acting upon test results. Furthermore, accepted standards are not always followed, and communication errors often have devastating consequences. To identify the errors and obtain the evidence to substantiate claims, one needs the knowledge and skills of an attorney such as the founding member of Hastings Law Firm P.C.

Tommy Hastings focuses on helping victims of physician error and other forms of medical malpractice. He is the Houston attorney for medical errors that you need if you’re involved in any type of medical injury error. His extensive knowledge of the Texas court system and the insurance industry can assist those who put their health and their lives in the hands of negligent doctors. His ultimate goal remains to obtain full and fair compensation for victims, whether through settlements or litigation.

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