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Walterboro Medical Malpractice Lawyer

Sadly, preventable medical errors are one of the top causes of accidental deaths in the U.S. If you or a family member suffered injury or harm due to a healthcare provider’s negligence, you deserve answers and justice.

The Stanley Law Group’s experienced Walterboro medical malpractice lawyer understands this devastating situation and is dedicated to compassionately advocating for your rights. Our legal team will thoroughly investigate, protect your interests, and pursue fair compensation so you can focus on healing. Contact us today for a free, confidential case review – we’re on your side.

The Basis of Medical Malpractice Law in South Carolina

In South Carolina, medical malpractice cases hinge on the concept of a duty of care. Doctors, nurses, and all healthcare providers have a legal obligation to treat patients with a level of skill and care that a reasonably prudent medical professional would use under similar circumstances.

If a provider fails to uphold this duty through an act of negligence – such as a delayed diagnosis, surgical error, medication mistake, or other substandard conduct – and that breach directly causes harm to the patient, then grounds for a malpractice claim exist.

To pursue compensation, it must be shown that:

  • A doctor-patient relationship existed, establishing the duty of care
  • The provider’s actions deviated from the reasonably expected standard
  • The patient’s injuries resulted from the provider’s negligent conduct, violating that standard of care.

Providers must exercise reasonable skill and care – a breach of that duty entitling the injured patient to recover damages.

Examples of Medical Malpractice Cases in Walterboro, SC

Medical malpractice in Walterboro can take many different forms. Some examples of provider negligence that may open the door to a malpractice claim include:

  • Birth injuries: Mistakes during pregnancy or delivery that harm the mother or baby, such as improper use of forceps, failing to order a timely C-section, or not properly monitoring fetal distress.
  • Anesthesia errors: Administering too much or too little anesthesia, using the wrong anesthesia for a patient’s circumstances, or failing to properly monitor anesthesia levels during a procedure.
  • Medication mistakes: Prescribing the wrong medication, incorrect dosages, dangerous drug interactions, or pharmacists mis-filling prescriptions.
  • Surgical errors: Operating on the wrong body part, leaving instruments inside the patient, unnecessary surgery, or failing to properly monitor the patient post-operatively.
  • Diagnostic mistakes: Overlooking or misinterpreting symptoms and test results that delay accurate diagnosis and treatment of a serious condition like cancer or heart disease.

Any unreasonable lapse in the expected standard of medical care that directly causes preventable injury can potentially support a malpractice claim against the negligent provider(s).

Let Our Medical Malpractice Attorneys Help

Have you or a loved one suffered preventable harm due to a healthcare provider’s negligence in Walterboro or the surrounding South Carolina areas? The Stanley Law Group’s accomplished medical malpractice attorneys are here to vigorously protect your rights. Our legal team has extensive experience taking on complex malpractice cases and going up against big hospitals and insurance companies.

Contact us today for a free, confidential consultation. You have been through enough – let our Walterboro medical malpractice attorneys handle the legal battle.

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