Take Frivolous California Malpractice Claims Head On With an Experienced Defense Team
In today’s environment, medical professionals face a proverbial catch-22 when treating patients. On one hand, they interact with patients who perceive the costs of health care to be climbing at an alarming rate. These patients also perceive that their medical providers should have all of the answers, provide superior, on-demand care, and communicate more effectively. Medical providers, on the other hand, face a profession steeped in bureaucracy, serving a population who truly does not understand how the system works. As a medical professional, you already incur basics risks for malpractice claims, but this risk grows when a discontented patient perceives that you slighted them in some way.
As a firm specializing in the representation of doctors and hospitals, Doyle Schafer McMahon, LLP wants to be your advocate, and if you are facing a malpractice claim, we can help you get through this tough situation.
Many frivolous malpractice claims stem from emotionally-driven or financially opportunistic patients. You know you performed to the best standard of care so how is it they feel that they can pursue such an unfounded claim? Frankly, if they want to spend the money on legal representation, they will find an attorney ready and will to take their money, regardless of the claim’s merits. However, when it comes to defending hospitals, nurses and health care professionals, our firm understands that the keys to a successful resolution begin with simple, undeniable facts. While we know that accusations of malpractice stir up many emotions, we help our clients feel confident that the facts of the situation carry more weight than the emotions of a patient scorned.
However, some situations can be a little murkier, especially when HIPAA claims crop up. In those instances, an experienced HIPAA lawyer helps sort through fact from fiction using meticulous attention to detail and up-to-date training surrounding these complex laws. The associates at Doyle Schafer McMahon, LLP bring our collective litigation experience to give you the very best defense, including these HIPAA-driven cases.