Helping Victims Of Medical Mistakes In Kansas City
There is almost no group in society we trust more than our doctors, physicians and medical professionals. These are the individuals to whom we turn and entrust with some of the most important aspects of our lives: health and well-being.
Unfortunately, during the course of medical procedures and diagnoses, errors and mistakes can happen. While most of these are unavoidable, they are all too often caused by medical negligence. When they are, it is important that those injured are compensated and that accountability from the medical community is bolstered.
If you or a loved one has been injured in a medical procedure, it is important to seek out a Missouri medical negligence attorney to understand to what you may be entitled.
What Type Of Medical Negligence Did You Suffer?
At Norton & Norfleet, in Kansas City, are ready to take our experience in some of the state's highest stakes and precedent-setting cases to help you if you have suffered any type of medical malpractice including:
- Disfigurements and limps and/or loss of appendage/organ
- Delayed or misdiagnosis of disease, illness or injury
- Emergency room errors
- Birth injury
- Spine and brain injury
- Failure to gain informed patient consent prior to operation or procedure
- Misuse of prescription drugs, a medical device or an implant
- Surgical or anesthesia-related mishap during a procedure
- Sponges or other instruments left in your body
- Misdiagnosis of cancer
- Wrong prescription or wrong dose
- Laboratory errors
- Failed treatment
- Chronic pain
- Wrong-sided surgeries
- Fatal mistakes and wrongful deaths
- Nerve damage/paralysis
- Failure to prevent blood clots/stroke
- Surgical error
Missouri Caps On Recovery Amounts
It is important to note that in Missouri there are caps on medical malpractice cases, including the noneconomic damage cap. If you have been injured, it is important to act decisively to begin building a case, so we encourage you to reach out as soon as possible.
It can also be helpful to realize that many doctors have been sued multiple times while juries cannot be made aware of this information in court. We are here to do everything we can to work toward serious accountability.
Contact Norton & Norfleet Today For Free
To discuss any aspect of medical negligence in a free initial consultation with one of our Kansas City medical malpractice lawyers, call 816-454-5800 locally or 866-251-5423 toll free. You may also complete a brief online form to ask a question or to schedule a consultation in our office or at your location.