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Medical Errors

Accidental Death and Medical Errors in Las Vegas, NV

When our loved ones are ill, we trust doctors, nurses and other medical professionals to be skilled, attentive and ethical when it comes to diagnosing and treating their ailments. Tragically, however, it is not uncommon that physicians make mistakes that result in serious injuries or even wrongful death. In fact, the Institute of Medicine reports that about 20 percent of all medical mistakes are extremely serious, if not fatal. More over, nearly 100,000 Americans die each year due to preventable medical mistakes.

If you have lost a loved one due to medical malpractice and you live in the Las Vegas area, you are welcome to learn more about your legal rights and receive a comprehensive evaluation of your case with a qualified attorney at Bertoldo Carter Smith & Cullen. We have been aggressively advocating for families who have lost their loved ones to medical mistakes and other preventable accidents since 1985. Compassionate, professional and highly experienced, our wrongful death attorneys will help you and your family on your painful road to recovery.

For information about your specific circumstances, contact us by calling (702) 505-8115 or send us an email and a qualified legal professional will contact you shortly.

Examples of Medical Malpractice

Medical mistakes can come in many forms, including:

  • Failure to promptly or accurately diagnose a condition
  • Misdiagnosis
  • Improper use of medical devices
  • Inappropriate administration of medication
  • Failure to prescribe the proper amounts or dosage of medications
  • Failure to provide prompt, appropriate treatments following a diagnosis
  • Misreading lab tests
  • Negligence in checking up on the patient and attending to his or her changing needs
  • Surgical errors, such as operating on the wrong patient or body part, as well as leaving surgical equipment inside the patient

Injuries patients can sustain as a result of such negligence include fatal:

Let the experienced Las Vegas wrongful death lawyers at Bertoldo Carter Smith & Cullen help you recover the compensation you deserve. Even though a financial recovery cannot undo the death of your loved one, it can help you get on the road to recovery. We will dig deep to find out who is responsible for the death of your loved one; our wrongful death lawyers will fight to hold them accountable.

Contact our law office today to schedule a free and confidential consultation with an experienced attorney at (702) 505-8115.

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