Injury or death caused by misdiagnosis, mistreatment, or negligence.
Misdiagnosis of a blood clot that causes the loss of a leg… Misdiagnosis’ or wrongful diagnosis of breast cancer that proved fatal… An injection against medical guidelines causes the loss of a young woman’s hand… A patient frantically pushes the emergency call button, but no one responds to a woman about to be assaulted in her hospital bed by a violent patient.
According to the Journal of the American Medical Association, 10% of all deaths in the U.S. are attributed to medical errors. It is now the third leading cause of death in this country. injures more than 1.5 million patients a year, and contributes to nearly 100,000 deaths. Misdiagnosis accounts for one in 20 deaths. Prescription errors, negligent testing, and medical negligence contribute to costly – sometimes fatal – errors. Worse, after medical negligence occurs, the entity that the patient trusted to help them with their injury or illness may become defensive, and may ask their patient to sign away their legal rights. When patients need support most, it is often a time they and their families feel the most frightened and isolated.
If you have suffered, or you have lost a loved one, due to suspected medical negligence, don’t sign anything offered by an insurance company without consulting experienced legal counsel for a free consultation.
Campiche Arnold PLLC, has represented many, many clients throughout Washington injured by negligent physicians and hospital entities. In the worst cases, loss of life occurs because of substandard care or sloppy hospital practices.
Attorney Jeff Campiche is regarded as one of the top medical malpractice attorneys in the state of Washington
Medical negligence cases are complex. We rarely see insurance companies representing physicians and hospitals step forward to help the injured patient. They instead wage time and resources to protect their clients: physicians, clinics and medical facilities. The attorneys at Campiche Arnold PLLC, work to resolve cases, but litigate aggressively when needed.
To patients who have been harmed, the process can be intimidating. We can help. Our legal staff patiently and methodically gathers needed documents, works with investigators, and communicates clearly with patients, assisting however they can throughout the legal process. Campiche Arnold PLLC cares about their clients, and works hard to secure the compensation they deserve.
If you or a loved one has been injured or lost their life due to medical negligence, contact us now. We care, and we can help.