Medical Malpractice FAQ

For individuals who have been injured or suffered greater pain as a result of medical malpractice or a doctor's error, there is hope in knowing that the law is on your side. You have legal options for recovering compensation and damages against the responsible parties. While these monetary rewards cannot reverse the effects of the injury, they can help to cover the cost of more medical bills, treatment and rehabilitation, as well as pain and suffering.

At Maloney Law Group of San Antonio, we are experienced in representing the needs of those who have been hurt due to medical malpractice. Some of the most frequently asked medical malpractice questions we receive include:

How do I know if my injury or illness was caused by a doctor or medical malpractice?

Sometimes a patient may be uncertain whether the doctor has committed an error or if they have a claim. We provide free initial consultations to discuss your condition and the medical attention you were given. Our lawyers are skilled at evaluating medical malpractice claims and will provide you with the answers and information you need to know if you should pursue a claim against the doctor, hospital, clinic, nurse, staff or other medical professionals who treated you.

What kind of medical professionals can be responsible for medical malpractice?

You can pursue a medical malpractice claim against any medical professional who is licensed to provide medical care. This can include doctors, surgeons, nurses, anesthesiologists, therapists, rehabilitation specialists, phlebotomists, pharmacists, techs or any other professional who treated you and may have contributed to your pain or injury.

What kind of options do I have for recovering compensation?

Medical malpractice claims can be lengthy ordeals as doctors, nurses, hospitals and clinics are often ready to avoid liability and protect their own interests. Our attorneys are skilled at handling these claims and will dedicate the hard work and attention required to achieve the most successful outcome possible.

How much money can I recover from the injury or illness I have suffered?

Our attorneys will fully investigate the injury or condition you are suffering because of the doctor's or nurse's negligence. We work with our own network of knowledgeable doctors and consultants to evaluate your injury and exactly how much the road to recovery will cost. We take into account other expenses such as time lost at work, modifications to your lifestyle and missed opportunities resulting from the pain. We also include the cost of pain and suffering. Our team will seek maximum damages on your behalf.

For more information, call our San Antonio law offices today at 210-228-0400.