Doctors, nurses, and other health care providers spend a great deal of time learning how to treat a variety of illnesses and physical maladies. As a group, they are professionals dedicated to helping alleviate the ailments that plague mankind.
Unfortunately, health care providers are sometimes negligent in their actions. The effects of this negligence can be devastating. A medical malpractice case is a way to assist injured patients or the families of fatally injured patients to obtain a fair compensation for their medical malpractice injuries.
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In Tennessee medical malpractice cases, the plaintiff must prove certain things in order to recover an award in the case:
- The physician had a duty to the plaintiff
- There was a standard of care and that standard was violated
- There is a compensable injury (i.e. damages)
- There is a causal connection between the violation of the standard of care and the damages.
If you or one of your loved ones has been wrongfully injured as a result of medical malpractice in Nashville or anywhere in Tennessee, let our medical malpractice lawyers help you get the compensation you deserve. We fight and work for you - not for the insurance companies. Please contact us today to discuss your situation.