Medical Malpractice

Trusted Carbondale lawyers for victims of substandard care

For almost 40 years, the Womick Law Firm CHTD has been deeply involved and extremely successful in assisting patients and their families in cases of medical malpractice. These cases have included injuries or deaths from many types of medical carelessness or surgical errors:

  • Anesthesia error
  • Birth injury
  • Brain injury
  • Delayed diagnosis
  • Failure to diagnose
  • Ignorance of risk factors
  • Infection acquired in hospital
  • Liver injury from gall bladder surgery
  • Medication overdose
  • Misdiagnosis of cancer
  • Misinterpretation of test results
  • Mismanagement of labor and delivery
  • Oxygen deprivation
  • Paralysis
  • Poor post-operative care
  • Prescription error
  • Stroke
  • Surgical mishap
  • Wrongful death

What is medical malpractice?

When you or family members are victims of harmful or substandard care by medical professionals, then you may have a malpractice case. The key here is standard of care. It means that the medical care falls short of the generally accepted methods used by medical professionals in the area to treat patients in similar circumstances. Various health care professionals are legally expected to adhere to standards of medical care:

  • Doctors
  • Nurses
  • Surgeons
  • Chiropractors
  • Anesthesiologists
  • Radiologist
  • Psychiatrists
  • Dentists
  • Pharmacists
  • Hospital staff
  • Technicians
  • Specialists

The lawyers at Womick Law Firm CHTD are very well versed in what constitutes medical malpractice in Illinois. Contact the Womick Law Firm online for an evaluation of your specific situation.

Do not delay.  In Illinois, you have only two years to file a medical malpractice claim, even in the most catastrophic cases. The Womick Law Firm CHTD has a lot of experience in medical malpractice claims settlement and litigation.  The firm’s lawyers are committed to providing you with the most viable and practical legal representation possible in Jackson, Johnson, Union, and Williamson counties and nearby Missouri. Call 1-800-598-2440 today or  contact the Womick Law Firm online for immediate evaluation of your case.