After dental or medical malpractice has occurred, the victims and their family members must bear pain, suffering, and sometimes loss of life. Dental and medical malpractice cases in West Virginia are not unusual and happen as a result of the negligence or errors of healthcare providers.
If you are a lawyer representing a victim of medical malpractice, JD.MD can help. With over 35 years of experience in malpractice cases, we will assist you in building your case so your client can obtain the compensation he or she deserves. Our medical and dental malpractice experts fulfill the requirements of the West Virginia malpractice statute and will provide you with the expertise you need.
Medical Malpractice in West Virginia
When a patient follows a doctor’s orders, or is under the care of a surgeon, mistakes can occur, and they come at a painful cost. Across the state of West Virginia, and in larger cities like Charleston and Huntington, many cases of medical malpractice occur as a result of improper diagnoses or medications, delayed treatment, surgical errors, or other types of negligence on the part of a healthcare provider.
Healthcare in West Virginia
Though much of West Virginia’s population is covered by some form of health coverage, not all aspects of the state’s health care system are ideal, especially when you consider the following:
- 17% of residents cannot afford to see a doctor each year
- More than 40% of residents have not visited a dentist in the past year
- The average resident reports 4.5 poor mental health days per month
- 37.6% of residents report having high blood pressure
- 33 % of West Virginia adults are obese
JD.MD Dental & Medical Malpractice Services in West Virginia
We offer a wide range of high-quality dental and medical malpractice and expert witness attorney services in West Virginia. Beginning with an initial case evaluation, our Comprehensive Screening Report will help you determine the strengths and weaknesses of your case. If you do decide to proceed with a lawsuit, JD.MD can provide you with the following additional services:
- Expert witness attorney services
- Medical and dental malpractice specialists
- Retainer agreements with a medical expert witness
To learn more about our dental or medical malpractice services, and to discover if your case has merit, contact JD.MD today at 1-800-225-5363.