Need a Medical Malpractice Attorney in Tampa?
When a doctor or medical physician fails to adhere to the accepted standard of care in his/her field of medicine, and as a result injures or kills a patient, he/she can be held responsible for malpractice. Medical malpractice is a serious matter that affects thousands, if not millions, of people every year. Serious injury, permanent disability, and even death are all realities of medical malpractice.
Fortunately, the law affords protection to these victims, entitling victims to financial compensation if they can prove the doctor, physician, or medical staff acted in a negligent fashion. However, it can be very difficult to prove negligence of a medical nature. The best way to recover compensation and seek justice under the law is to contact an experienced attorney. An experienced medical malpractice lawyer can create a strategy to prove that negligence was a factor in your case.
The Distasio Law Firm Difference
How do you know if you have hired the best Tampa medical malpractice lawyer? The simplest way to know is to find a lawyer that has all the below characteristics.
- Knowledge and Experience Handling medical malpractice Cases
Your lawyer should not only know Florida medical malpractice law. That lawyer should also have years of experience handling malpractice cases. Scott Distasio has been handling medical malpractice cases for over 27 years. His years of experience investigating, negotiating, settling, filing lawsuits, taking depositions, and going to trial will absolutely make a difference in your case.
- Independent Verification of the Lawyers Ability
All attorneys claim they know what they are doing. Their marketing materials may also be persuasive. But you will only know the truth about that lawyer if the lawyer is rated by respected independent non-biased rating systems. Scott Distasio has an “AV rating by Martindale-Hubbell law Directory. This is the highest rating an attorney can receive for both ability and ethics. Scott Distasio is also Board Certified by the Florida Bar in Trial law. To achieve this accomplishment a lawyer must have tried a minimum number of cases to a jury and pass a competency exam. Less than 1% of all Florida lawyers are Board Certified.
- Willingness and Ability to Go to Trial
Not all personal injury cases go to trial. The truth is most cases settle. But if your case does need to go to trial it’s important to hire a law firm that has the experience, resources and ability to try your case. Scott Distasio is a board certified civil trial lawyer. This gives him the right to call himself an expert trial lawyer.
Examples of Medical Malpractice
There are various types of medication errors which can lead to devastating consequences. If you were prescribed the wrong medication or given the wrong instructions regarding how much to take, you should contact our firm to learn how we could help you. Receiving the wrong medication could not only mean that the patient is not able to get better, but could even make their condition worse. There are many acts of negligence that can be classified as medical malpractice. At Distasio Law Firm, our team of medical malpractice lawyers has experience in the representation of victims of all types of medical malpractice, including:
- Surgical Error
- Emergency Room Error
- Anesthesia Error
- Failure to Diagnose
- Delayed Diagnosis
- Dental Malpractice
- Nursing Malpractice
- Birth Injuries
- Brain Injuries
- Wrongful Death
- Failure to request necessary tests
- Failure to perform proper follow-up care
Looking for a Tampa Medical Malpractice Lawyer? Call 813-259-0022 Today!
Need a Lawyer for a Medical Malpractice Case?
If you or someone you love has fallen victim to medical malpractice, we can help you take the appropriate legal action to address your case. We know this is a frightening, overwhelming, and beyond stressful time for you. We want you to know that you’re not alone in these matters. At our law firm, you can rely on our relentless efforts to build the strongest case possible.
Attorney Scott Distasio is very experienced and well-practiced in medical malpractice law, and he knows what it takes to successfully address cases of this nature. That being said, it should come as no surprise that we are more than happy to use our knowledge to help you recover the monetary compensation you need to treat your injuries both now and in the future. Don’t wait to speak with a professional about your case. Contact a lawyer at our firm today!