Who would I seek compensation from in a medical malpractice lawsuit?

A medical malpractice lawsuit is meant to hold accountable any individual and/or institution involved in the error or negligence that harmed you. A properly investigated claim will name every party that should be held liable.

Depending on the circumstances of your case, a medical malpractice lawsuit could seek compensation from:

  • Physicians
  • Surgeons
  • Nurses
  • Physician’s assistants
  • EMTs / Paramedics
  • Anesthesiologists
  • Radiologists
  • Lab technicians
  • Chiropractors
  • Dentists
  • Oral surgeons
  • Osteopaths
  • Optometrists
  • Podiatrists
  • Psychiatrists
  • Pharmacists
  • Hospitals / medical centers
  • Clinics
  • Renal (kidney) dialysis facilities
  • Health care practices / associations / partnerships
  • Nursing / retirement homes
  • Rehabilitation centers.

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