Get Counsel For Medical Malpractice Or Surgical Injuries
If you or a loved one has suffered negative effects because of a medical error or wrongly performed surgery, you need to seek qualified counsel to recover compensation. Downs Law Firm would like to help you. We have helped thousands of clients in Monroe, in Bastrop and throughout northeast Louisiana recover maximum compensation for their medical malpractice damages.
Medical Malpractice Is The Third-Leading Cause Of Death
Medical errors take the lives of the very young to the very old. Medical malpractice is a serious threat to the health and well-being of patients all over the U.S. and is reported by medical journals to be the third-leading cause of death.
According to published statistics from Harvard University, the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, JAMA (Journal of the American Medical Association) and other sources, each year in the U.S.:
- Unnecessary surgery causes 12,000 deaths.
- Errors in medications cause 7,000 deaths.
- Preventable infections take the lives of 80,000 people.
- Over 200,000 people die as a result of drug interactions or side effects.
- Nearly 20,000 deaths happen because an error at the hospital or urgent care.
If you suspect that an avoidable error or negligence was the cause of serious injury or death for you, a family member or a loved one, speak to an experienced Louisiana personal injury attorney.
Get A Lawyer’s Counsel. Get A Free Consultation Today.
No one in Louisiana should have to suffer or lose a loved one due to medical malpractice or a surgical error. At Downs Law Firm in Bastrop and Monroe, we provide free consultations where we will offer guidance for your case. We serve the northeast Louisiana region and also practice in Mississippi and Arkansas. To schedule your appointment, call 318-284-8551 or send the firm an email.