St. Louis Medical Malpractice Lawyers
Focused on Client Needs Since 1946
We trust doctors, nurses, and hospitals with our lives, but even experienced medical providers can make a careless mistake that ends up being life-changing. When things go wrong during medical treatment it can result in serious injuries or, worse, the death of a loved one. Those who make avoidable errors should be held accountable when patients are needlessly hurt. If medical negligence has caused serious harm to you or a loved one, contact the lawyers at Gray Ritter Graham for help.
We have represented clients in medical negligence claims against some of the most prominent names in the Missouri health care system. It is rare for caregivers and their insurance companies to admit error, even when liability appears to be obvious. Getting to the truth in a medical malpractice case requires a law firm that has a strong medical background and decades of experience, such as Gray Ritter Graham.
Our lawyers have represented physicians and hospitals, thereby gaining a valuable understanding of their perspectives and strategies. However, we made a decision many years ago to focus our efforts on the plaintiffs’ side and represent injured people and their families. We put our unique insight to work for those in St. Louis who are innocent victims of someone else’s medical negligence.
Medical malpractice is a result of human error. A few examples include misdiagnosing patient symptoms, administering the wrong dosage of medicine, or catastrophic mistakes made during surgery. Human error can arise from working long hours typically demanded at a hospital, leading to doctor fatigue and burnout.
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Additionally, poor communication between doctors and the rest of the care team can lead to medical error. Hospitals may sometimes fail to put the necessary procedures in place to ensure every member of the care team has the information they need for the proper handling of the patient’s condition.
Avoidable patient harm also stems from: failure to maintain a clean environment (leading to dangerous infections), failure to maintain medical equipment, or failure to adequately train doctors and other staff members.
The experienced medical malpractice lawyers at Gray Ritter Graham can determine the cause of the medical error, and who is responsible, to build a strong case for just compensation.
Medical malpractice cases can be extremely complex, which is why it is critical that you have strong legal representation on your side. When you choose Gray Ritter Graham, our attorneys will immediately get to work on investigating all the elements surrounding your unique situation. We have nurse paralegals on staff who review medical records. Our firm works with a strong network of medical professionals and financial experts to determine the true impact of a mistake when seeking financial compensation for those who have been harmed. We pride ourselves on bridging the gap between law and medicine while always putting you, the client, first!
Damages can be significant in medical malpractice cases. Those who have been injured by the error of a medical professional deserve compensation from the responsible doctors, hospitals, and other medical professionals.
Contact us as soon as possible so that we can preserve the evidence and begin our investigation. We represent clients in Missouri, Illinois, Arkansas and the surrounding region.
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