Legal Nurse Consultants Help You Recognize and Identify Medical Errors

Medical errors are defined as an adverse effect caused by care, and can include an inaccurate diagnosis or incorrect treatment to an injury, disease, or any other ailment. And while medical professionals are human and cannot be expected to always deliver perfect, 100% accurate diagnosis and treatment, medical errors are actually much more common than the average person might suspect.

The truth is that medical malpractice is currently at nearly-epidemic levels, with over 400,000 deaths attributed to medical errors or other oversights per year. The worst part is that these errors