A need for medical malpractice attorneys

Proper medical care has the power to heal and restore. Negligent medical care has the power to destroy and tear a life asunder. If you believe you or a loved one has suffered harm due to a medical error or medical malpractice, you should consider speaking with a medical malpractice lawyer at Bartimus Frickleton Robertson Rader.

Due to the complexity, expense and expertise required of medical malpractice cases, many firms do not specialize in this unique area of the law. We do. Bartimus, Frickleton, Robertson, Rader has handled medical malpractice cases with unparalleled success for over four decades and has been recognized as one of the premier law firms handling medical malpractice cases in the United States.

Medical malpractice cases arise in a variety of contexts and can cause life-altering injuries. Some common areas for medical malpractice cases include birth injury, surgical error, emergency room error, missed diagnosis, failure to diagnose, improper informed consent, brain injury, spinal cord injury, medication error, orthopedic injury, heart injury or nerve injury.

One of the things we often hear in the course of a medical malpractice case, and one common misconception about medicine in general, is that “medicine is an art, not a science.” Not true. Medicine is very much a science, and there are standards and rules that hospitals, doctors and nurses must follow to keep patients safe. Often, hospitals or doctor’s offices have internal standards or policies that doctors and nurses are required to follow.  Malpractice can occur when these policies are overlooked or ignored. Health care providers cannot just ignore these rules and fall back on “medicine is art” when a patient is injured.

The number one job of any medical malpractice attorney, and one we take very seriously at Bartimus, Frickleton, Robertson, Rader, is to discover “why” the error occurred. Breakdowns in communication and decision making are often