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Medical Malpractice


Medical malpractice occurs when treatment by a healthcare provider falls below the accepted standard of care in the medical community and leads to the injury or death of a patient. According to a report issued by a federal government task force, somewhere between 44,000 and 98,000 people die each year because of mistakes made by their doctors. . A medical mistake can take several different forms such as the failure to properly diagnose a patient’s problem, the failure to choose the correct course of action to treat the problem a patient has, or the failure to properly perform the treatment plan chosen. No matter what form a particular mistake takes, all medical mistakes share one characteristic–they can be deadly.

If you feel that you or someone you love may have been a victim of a medical mistake, contact us. We will help you determine the best course of legal action. Due to statutes of limitations, you should always attempt to initiate a claim within two years of the date of injury.

If you are interested in receiving help on your potential case, please contact us for a free case evaluation or call our Winter Haven office at 863-618-1100. We are willing to evaluate your potential medical malpractice case and discuss its merits and value with you. During your free consultation, M. Lance Holden can answer your questions about your potential case.