Medical Malpractice Lawyers North Bay
If you or a family member living in North Bay has suffered an injury due to medical malpractice, contact a medical malpractice lawyer at Neinstein for a free consultation
Regardless of where in Ontario you reside, be it Toronto or North Bay, when you enter a medical institution you have a right to expect a high standard of care from your physician. Doctors, nurses, midwives, and other medical professionals are expected to offer their patients excellent treatment throughout the care cycle, from intake to discharge. If a medical practitioner causes an injury by failing to act with a reasonable level of care at any point during your hospital stay, including diagnosis, testing, surgery, post-operation care, or medication distribution, you may have grounds for a medical malpractice lawsuit. These types of medical errors can have serious repercussions to patients’ health, including long-term disability or, in some cases, death. If you or a loved on living in the North Bay area has been injured by medical malpractice or negligence, you should contact a medical malpractice lawyer at Neinstein immediately.
In the Canadian healthcare system, physicians are protected from malpractice claims by the Canadian Medical Protective Agency (CMPA). This group hires top lawyers to defend doctors against both warranted and warranted lawsuits. The CMPA’s deep pockets make medical malpractice suits historically complex, expensive, and time-consuming to prosecute. While doctors absolutely have the right to defend themselves, it is the role of a medical malpractice lawyer to hold healthcare professionals accountable for any actions which may have injured a patient. Doctors have a responsibility to consider patients’ medical histories; to administer appropriate tests and to interpret the tests correctly; to make patients aware of their medical situation and of any risks associated with potential treatments; to answer patients’ worries and concerns; and to perform any surgical procedures in a safe, sanitary and responsible manner. These steps contribute to patients’ proper diagnosis and treatment, and can have a positive impact on chances of survival and recovery.
When physicians fail in their duties, however, patients’ lives are put at risk. When the worst occurs, a medical malpractice lawyer can help you assess your case against a nurse, doctor, midwife, or hospital to determine whether pursuing legal action is your best option. These specialized lawyers have a unique skill set that combines courtroom prowess, an understanding of the Ontario healthcare system and the legalities surrounding it, and experience working with the victims of medical malpractice and their families. Neinstein’s medical malpractice lawyers understand the pain and suffering that can be caused by a severe medical injury, and are here to guide your claim through the legal system while you and your family focus on the recovery process.
Duncan Embury is Neinstein’s most experienced medical malpractice lawyer with over 20 years of experience. He leads the the medical malpractice team of Daniela Pacheco, Pinta Maguire, and Rose Leto, each of whom will fight to ensure you and your family receive the deserved compensation for your injuries.
Neinstein’s head office is located at 1200 Bay St, Suite 800, in downtown Toronto. If you live in North Bay and believe that you or a member of your family has suffered an injury as a result of medical malpractice, call 1-844-920-4242 to set up a free, no-obligation consultation with a medical malpractice lawyer today.
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