Malpractice Attorney in Macon GA

Medical Malpractice Litigation Attorneys – Macon GA

While medicine is not an exact science, a patient should expect that they will be treated with a high degree of skill and care by physicians, therapists and nurses who are operating within recognized standards of medical practice. There are many aspects to medical malpractice, and Lovett & Myers, LLC, handles claims arising from:
  • Delay in diagnosis
  • Anesthesia error
  • Improper consent before a medical procedure
  • Surgical error
  • Failure to diagnose a medical condition
  • Improper treatment of an illness or disease
  • Birth injury including cerebral palsy and brain damage
  • Prescription drug error
  • Nursing home or long term care facility negligence
The medical field has made significant advances in resent years with excellent care being provided to a majority of patients across the county, however, medical malpractice occurs every day. Here are some statistics to illustrate that fact:
  • Every year there are more deaths as a result of medical errors than AIDS, breast cancer and auto accidents combined
  • Every year 1.3 million people are injured due to medication errors
  • Every year up to 98,000 people may die in hospitals from medical errors
If you or someone you know has been affected by medical negligence, you generally have up to two years to file a claim. However, certain medical malpractice situations have different time frames, so please contact us for a free consultation as soon as possible.