Edmonton has evolved into a city that enjoys a wide range of cultural, sporting and tourist attractions from its humble beginnings as a trading hub with the Hudson Bay Company fur trading fort. Edmonton is also known as the ‘Gateway to the North’ because of large-scale oil sands, and diamond-mining project operations.
With such a diverse population, Sommers Roth & Elmaleh can assist with your legal rights in Edmonton. If you have been injured, physically or psychologically, Sommers Roth & Elmaleh can help you face your negligence lawsuit.
Medical Malpractice in Edmonton
At Sommers Roth & Elmaleh, we have years of experiencing handling medical malpractice cases in Edmonton. If you have had an experience with a healthcare professional who has failed to provide you with the proper care and attention required, which resulted in the injury or death of a loved one.
Medical malpractice claims are brought against doctors, nurses and others in the medical field filed by patients or families of patients who have been victims of medical negligence causing injury by those who provided inadequate medical care. Medical malpractice claims can include allegations of negligence, breach of contract or breach of fiduciary duty.
Other common examples of medical malpractice in Edmonton include:
- Misdiagnoses or failure to diagnose a condition;
- Obstetric malpractice, including spina bifida or negligence causing cerebral palsy;
- Failure to properly test;
- Misinterpreting or ignoring lab results;
- Pediatric malpractice involving children or infants;
- Failure to time and treat a condition properly;
- Unnecessary surgery, wrong site surgery or surgical errors;
- Failure to provide the right prescription, administering the wrong medication or dosage;
- Hospital and nursing errors.
Sommers Roth & Elmaleh Areas of Expertise in Edmonton:
Cerebral Palsy Lawyers in Edmonton
Cerebral Palsy is a condition that occurs in early childhood, and can be the result of medical malpractice. Many people believe the misconception that it is caused by genetics, when in fact, it is caused by a specific brain injury, usually at birth. This injury can be caused by medical negligence by your doctor or other healthcare providers.
Hospital Errors in Edmonton
Hospitals are supposed to be spaces where you feel safe, and where doctors and other healthcare providers are obligated to act in your best interest. Yet, each year, thousands of patients are injured or otherwise seriously affected by medical errors or negligence.
Those patients and their family members deserve justice when they have been affected by hospital error, or any other forms of medical negligence.
Birth Trauma Lawyer in Edmonton
Birth trauma can also be known as obstetrical negligence or obstetrical malpractice. At Sommers Roth & Elmaleh, we consider this area to be our sub-specialty. This is because we have litigated countless successful cases and were able to recover millions of dollars for our clients affected by birth injury due to medical negligence. While thousands of babies are born healthy every year, a small few suffer from injury related to medical mistakes made by healthcare professionals.
Speak with a Medical Malpractice Lawyer in Edmonton Today
If you or someone you know has suffered a serious personal injury or medical malpractice in Edmonton, Sommers Roth & Elmaleh can help you. Our lawyers specialize in medical negligence and are available to help you with defending your legal rights in Edmonton. We have over 50+ years of experience working with medical malpractice litigations in Canada.
Our lawyers are licensed to provide the following personal injury or medical malpractice claims:
- Hospital Errors
- Damages and Compensation
- Compensation for Medical Equipment
- Pediatric Malpractice
- Medical Misdiagnosis
- Spina Bifida
- Shoulder Dystocia/Brachial Plexus Injury
- Cerebral Palsy
- Obstetrical Malpractice
- Birth Injury
In Canada, there are over 100,000 potential medical malpractice claims each year. This statistic only accounts for cases that result in death or injury within a hospital. This number does not include negligent acts committed by doctors who work in private clinics, including chiropractors, dentists and other types of medical professionals.
With more than 50 years of experience, Sommers Roth & Elmaleh have represented and won cases for many victims of medical malpractice and personal injury. Our lawyers can provide you with the legal guidance and knowledge you need to win your medical malpractice litigation case in Edmonton.
Sommers Roth & Elmaleh is one of Canada’s most experienced medical malpractice law firms. We believe that those who have found themselves a victim of medical malpractice and negligence deserve justice and financial security. With our in-depth knowledge and medical malpractice experience, we can help.
Sommers Roth & Elmaleh: Serving Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury Victims in Edmonton
If you or a loved one have been the victim of medical malpractice in Toronto, call Sommers Roth & Elmaleh at 416-961-1212 or Toll-Free at 1-844-777-7372. We encourage you to contact us for a consultation today.