Medical malpractice occurs when a hospital, doctor or other health care professional, through a negligent act or omission, causes an injury to a patient.
To be considered medical malpractice under the law, the claim must have the following characteristics:
Examples of Medical Malpractice
Medical malpractice can take many forms. Here are some examples of medical negligence that might lead to a lawsuit:
Our experienced Crystal Lake medical malpractice attorney can help you understand your rights and fight for them within the legal system.