Each year millions of people in the Greater Toronto Area are treated for a wide range of conditions and are happy with the results of their treatment. They consider the service provided by the medical profession to be caring and efficient and this usually holds true in the vast majority of cases.
But like any walk of life things can go wrong. Doctors like everyone else are only human which means that they make mistakes. These mistakes can often cause long-term disability, personal injury, other health-related problems, or can even be fatal.
The consequences of medical malpractice can be devastating to both the victim and their family. These effects result in mental and emotional distress and may last for a lifetime.
Medical malpractice covers a wide range of claims which include:
- Accident and emergency claims
- Cancer claims
- Community health problem claims
- Dental claims
- Eye surgery claims
- Fatalities and inquests claims
- Faulty medical product claims
- Faulty medicine claims
- Female health claims
- General medical claims
- Hospital-acquired infection claims
- Male health claims
- Mental health claims
- Nursing home claims
- Surgery claims
If you or your family member is currently experiencing an illness or personal injury as a result of medical malpractice then you may be able to claim compensation.