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Henderson Medical Malpractice Attorneys

Dedicated Medical Malpractice Lawyers in Henderson, Nevada

At Bertoldo Carter Smith & Cullen, our Henderson, Nevada medical malpractice attorneys know just how often medical errors can occur, leaving our clients seriously injured as a result. And some of these injuries are occurring in our Clark County hospitals.

The Summerlin Hospital in Las Vegas is currently notifying patients to possible hospital-acquired infections that resulted from the improper disinfection of medical instruments during prostate cancer surgeries. And a Johns Hopkins study suggests medical errors are the third-leading cause of death in the United States. Our Henderson personal injury attorneys have recovered significant settlements and jury verdicts for those who were injured in our community, and we can seek a similar outcome for you and your family if you have suffered any harm during medical malpractice.

How Often Does Medical Malpractice Occur in the United States?

Approximately 12 million people suffer from a form of medical malpractice throughout the U.S. each year.

In addition, a survey on medical errors that was conducted nationwide by the University of Chicagofound:

  • 41% of people believed a medical error was made during their care in the U.S.
  • 1 in 5 people believe that they may have been subject to some form of medical malpractice in the past

When you trust medical professionals with your care and become injured as a result, you are entitled to pursue financial recovery for the harm caused. The point of going to the doctor is to find out what ails you while pursuing the best solution for your illness.

When doctors, nurses, technicians, or other medical staff are negligent in their duties, and you are injured as a result, we can help you pursue the responsible party for the harm they caused.

What Are the Most Commonly Reported Types of Medical Errors in the United States?

The three most commonly reported types of medical errors include:

  • Diagnostic failures where a diagnosis is wrong, missed, or delayed, which can include cancer diagnosis or serious organ damage, including heart failure
  • Medication errors, including prescribing the wrong medication and/or dosage
  • Surgical errors, including instruments that are left behind or that cause infection

Where Can Medical Malpractice Occur in Henderson, Nevada?

Our medical malpractice attorneys in Henderson, Nevada understand that there is no limit to where medical errors can occur. You can suffer medical malpractice during emergency room negligence, while giving birth, during surgery, or even a routine doctor’s visit.

If you or someone you love has been injured while seeking medical care, contact our accomplished medical malpractice lawyers in Henderson, Nevada today by calling (702) 505-8115 to schedule a free consultation to discuss your case.

Client Testimonials

Real Stories From Real Clients
  • “John Bertoldo made us feel very at ease about the situation... They truly care about their clients and making them feel at ease through the entire process. Overall I think the process has been exceptional.”

    - Pete S.
  • “I highly recommend Steve Baker and the entire team. Thank you again for always answering all of our questions and being so easy to work with, something I have not experienced with other firms here in town.”

    - Steven P.
  • “I was involved in two car accidents within a year. They made everything so seamless and easy for me and were always available for questions or reassurance. This law firm clearly not only cares about what they do, but the clients they do it for. Thank you, ”

    - Aimee W.

Our Promise to You

Why You Can Count on Our Firm
  • Client-Centered Approach

    We strive to treat our clients with integrity, compassion, and respect and provide them with clear communication every step of the way.

  • Comprehensive Legal Guidance

    Our attorneys will handle each aspect of your case, including securing short and long-term medical care, helping to recover lost wages and more.

  • Proven Record of Results

    We have recovered millions of dollars in successful verdicts and settlements for injured clients throughout the state of Nevada.

  • Experience You Can Trust

    Our attorneys, paralegals and support staff leverage decades of experience across a diverse range of backgrounds on behalf of our clients.

  • Committed to the Community

    We are proud to support a number of charitable organizations as a way to give back to the community we are honored to serve.

  • Legacy of Client Satisfaction

    Word-of-mouth referrals and repeat clients account for more than 85% of our business, which is a testament to the level of service we provide.

Our Client-First Approach

When you've been injured, you want more than a great lawyer. You want a whole team of great lawyers who are committed to treating you with the compassion, integrity and serious respect that you deserve.