Riviera Beach Doctor Negligence Lawyers

Knowledgeable Physician Error Attorneys in Riviera Beach, FL, Help Clients Hold Negligent Doctors Accountable in Palm Beach County and Throughout Florida

While many patients build a relationship of trust with their doctor, that trust can be shattered when a patient suffers injuries or health complications due to their physician’s careless or reckless error. These injuries or complications can have life-altering financial and personal consequences for patients. If you’ve suffered injuries or medical complications due to a doctor’s negligence, get the legal representation you need to hold your physician accountable for your harm and loss. Contact Dominick Cunningham & Yaffa for a free initial consultation to see how our physician error attorneys in Riviera Beach, FL, will pursue the financial recovery you need for your medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering. When you turn to us for help after being harmed by your doctor’s negligence, you will be treated with empathy, understanding, and support as you go through this difficult time. Our firm is committed to securing the excellent results you deserve after suffering from the wrongdoing of others.

Examples of Doctor Negligence

Physicians can make various mistakes when treating patients. Some of the most common examples of doctor negligence that can lead to medical malpractice claims include:

  • Surgical errors
  • Anesthesia errors, including administering too little or too much anesthesia
  • Medication errors, including miscalculating the dosages or prescribing a contraindicated medication
  • Misdiagnosis, delayed diagnosis, and failure-to-diagnose
  • Failure-to-treat

Why Do Physician Errors Occur?

Doctors can commit negligent mistakes when treating patients for a variety of reasons. Some of the most common causes of physician errors include:

  • Failure to take a full patient history
  • Failure to review the patient’s medical record
  • Failure to complete an adequate physical exam
  • Failure to order diagnostic testing
  • Misinterpretation of diagnostic test results
  • Failure to consider the correct diagnosis during differential diagnosis
  • Failure to consult with specialists or seek a second opinion
  • Disbelieving a patient’s subjective complaints
  • Failure to follow up with a patient
  • Fatigue/exhaustion
  • Drug or alcohol abuse
  • Lack of training or experience

A medical malpractice claim against a negligent doctor can provide you with a financial recovery for various economic and personal losses you incur due to injuries or complications caused by a physician’s error. At Dominick Cunningham & Yaffa, our Riviera Beach doctor negligence lawyers will aggressively pursue compensation for your:

  • Costs of medical treatment and rehabilitation to recover from injuries and complications
  • Costs of care and support you need to help with long-term or permanent disabilities
  • Lost wages/income for work you need to miss as you recover
  • Loss of future earning capacity due to permanent disability from your job or other work
  • Pain and suffering
  • Reduced quality or enjoyment of life because of disabilities or scarring/disfigurement

Let the Riviera Beach Doctor Negligence Lawyers of Dominick Cunningham & Yaffa Advocate for Your Right to Compensation and Justice

If you’ve suffered harm or medical complications due to your physician’s careless or reckless errors, our legal team can help you hold your doctor accountable. Turn to us to pursue the financial recovery you need to treat your injuries by:

  • Investigating your case to recover critical evidence, such as your medical records, your doctor’s notes, and eyewitness testimony
  • Identifying other parties besides your physician who may be liable for your injuries and losses
  • Documenting your ongoing and future anticipated expenses to ensure we recover maximum compensation you need now and in the future
  • Vigorously negotiating for a fair settlement to get you the financial relief you need as soon as possible
  • Taking your claims to court and trial when litigation becomes necessary to obtain the compensation and justice you deserve

When your doctor’s error has harmed you, you deserve to seek compensation and justice. Contact Dominick Cunningham & Yaffa today for a free, no-obligation consultation to discuss your legal options with our knowledgeable Riviera Beach doctor negligence lawyers.

About Riviera Beach, FL

Riviera Beach is a city in Palm Beach County, FL. The community was first established in the 19th century as “Oak Lawn,” changing its name to “Riviera” in 1893. The town of Riviera was incorporated in 1922, later adding “Beach” to the community’s name in 1941 and reorganizing as a city in 1959. As a coastal community. Riviera Beach is home to various maritime facilities and activities, including Atlantic Ocean beaches on Singer Island, the Port of Palm Beach, and one of the U.S.’s top shore diving sites under the Blue Herron Boulevard Bridge. According to Public Citizens’ Congress Watch, over the past three decades only about six percent of physicians in Florida were responsible for about half of all medical malpractice claims.