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Medical Malpractice

Experienced Indianapolis Medical Malpractice Lawyers

Our trusted and skilled Indianapolis Medical Malpractice Lawyers represent patients and families in Indianapolis. Call (317) 255-5400 for a free consultation.

Indianapolis Injury Lawyers with Experience in Complex Medical Malpractice Cases

Medical Malpractice Cases We Handle in Indianapolis

Our firm provides legal representation for individuals and families in cases involving all forms of medical malpractice throughout the greater Indianapolis, IN, area. Contact us today for a free consultation about your case involving:

Birth Injuries

  • Cerebral palsy (spastic, athetoid, ataxic and mixed)
  • Erb's palsy
  • Failure to recognize maternal infections
  • Failure to recognize or treat maternal/fetal distress
  • Failure to perform a timely c-section
  • Failure to diagnose or treat jaundice, meningitis, or seizure disorders
  • Improper use of delivery tools (vacuum extraction and forceps)

Pediatric Mistakes

  • Misdiagnosis or delayed diagnosis of meningitis
  • Misdiagnosis of appendicitis
  • Medication errors (including ordering the incorrect medication and administering medications to children improperly)

Failure to Monitor

Medication Errors

  • Overdose or underdose in a hospital, clinic, or doctor's office
  • Prescription of an incorrect drug or an incorrect dosage
  • Failure to consider drug interactions
  • Transcription errors
  • Dispensing of an incorrect or inappropriate medication

Failure to Follow Doctor's Orders

Performing Procedures Improperly or without Adequate Training

Surgical Errors

  • Anesthesia errors
  • Damaging organs and tissue during surgery
  • Failure to maintain sterilization (resulting in infection)
  • Leaving surgical tools and supplies in the body
  • Wrong side surgery
  • Wrong site surgery

Prescription Errors by Pharmacists

  • Filling a prescription with the wrong drug
  • Filling a prescription with an incorrect dosage
  • Failing to provide appropriate directions or labeling
  • Failing to review a patient's current medications and allergies
  • Failing to counsel patients on proper medication use, side effects, and drug interactions

Failure to Recognize the Symptoms of a Condition or Disease

Failure to Recognize the Severity of a Condition or Disease

Misdiagnosis

Delayed Diagnosis

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