Medical errors are the third-leading cause of death in the U.S. Almost as many people die from medical malpractice as heart disease and cancer. It is more difficult to determine the number of people who are living with permanent injuries from medical mistakes since most medical malpractice lawsuits are settled out of court. Medical malpractice is not as uncommon as you may think. A report from the Institute for Healthcare Improvement suggests 1 in 5 people in the U.S. are the victims of medical errors.
Suit on behalf of plaintiff alleged breach in standard of care against multiple professionals including treating facility. Archibeque Law Firm’s quality and compassionate legal representation resulted in significant settlement on behalf of the plaintiff days before going to trial.