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Medical Malpractice Attorneys
in Lake County, Florida

Oldham & Smith Are Committed to Helping Victims in Tavares & All Surrounding Areas

Any illness, injury, or fatal accident caused by medical negligence can be devastating. At Oldham & Smith, our Tavares medical malpractice attorneys are committed to helping the victims and families of medical malpractice recover maximum compensation for their injuries.

According to the Injury Claim Coach, the legal definition of medical malpractice is "An action or omission by a healthcare provider, which falls well below the acceptable standard of care that other healthcare providers would have given under the same circumstances, resulting in injury to the patient." Everybody makes mistakes, but unfortunately, thousands of patients die every year as a result of medical negligence, and our attorneys are here to ensure that your family gets the justice that you deserve in this difficult time.

Call us or contact us online to schedule a free consultation with an experienced medical malpractice attorney in Tavares!

What Is the Standard of Care Definition
in Medical Malpractice?

When you visit a doctor, surgeon, nurse, or any kind of health care provider, you are entitled to expect a certain level of quality from their service. This is defined as a "standard of care". All health care professionals receive extensive, mandatory training to ensure that they are able to provide the appropriate level of medical care. Our Tavares medical malpractice lawyer understands that these shortcomings or failures to provide a reasonable level of service can significantly affect a patient’s life and well-being.

Our attorneys are experienced with medical negligence cases involving:

  • Surgical error

  • Medication error

  • Doctor error

  • Misdiagnosis

  • Anesthesia error

  • Nurse error

  • Hospital negligence

  • Birth injuries

  • Emergency room care negligence

  • Nursing home abuse and neglect

The Impact of Medical Malpractice

Medical malpractice can have a devastating impact on your life or the lives of your loved ones. Our attorneys at Oldham & Smith are well-versed in medical malpractice suits and have success in winning compensation for the victims of medical malpractice. These cases can cover a variety of injuries caused by medical professionals' negligence which may result in life-threatening diseases or injury. Types of harm caused by medical malpractice include:

  • Physical pain

  • Mental anguish

  • Additional medical bills

  • Lost work and lost earning capacity

Contact the Experienced Attorneys at Oldham & Smith

Medical malpractice claims are notoriously complex and can involve state and federal regulations, standard procedures, hospital protocols, and multiple defendants. If you suspect that you or someone you love suffered as a result of medical negligence, it is important to work with a legal team that can initiate an immediate investigation.

We will consult with experts, review hospital procedures, collect medical documentation, review client medical histories, and contact relevant witnesses.

For more information or to speak directly with an attorney, please call to discuss your case with a personal injury lawyer.