Preparing Negligence Claim against a Doctor

Houyi

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This article tells that how negligence is occurred by the dentists or doctors and what should they do to avoid the negligence in providing treatment to the patients. When the patient gets wrong treatment from the doctor and suffers with any negligence then he files the negligence claim against a doctor. In the advanced countries, various constructive steps are taken to provide proper medical treatment to the patient and avoid the negligence but occasionally various mistakes are done by the doctors. Various general practitioners check about 100 patients in the week and these doctors spend only few minutes with each one then there are greater chances of committing the negligence. Unfortunately if there are any serious consequences of any negligence then they lodge negligence claim against a doctor. The medical practitioners can also make mistake while diagnose the diseases of the patients due to the similar symptoms of various diseases and it is common mistake in the medical practitioners. These are the similar symptoms, which cause negligence and lead to the negligence claim against a doctor. The symptoms of flu and meningitis are similar and most of the doctors make mistakes to diagnose these diseases. This negligence leads to the development of serious infectious diseases which can danger various parts of the bodies. Due to these mistakes, the negligence claims against a doctor are going on the higher side. Sometimes doctors involve in the delayed treatment of the patient or they fail to provide the medical treatment to the patient in time and during this time, the disease can become more fatal or dangerous and negligence claim against a doctor is filed in the court. In some cases, the dentists do not understand the causes of the disease or they do not provide proper medical treatment to the patient, they also do not refer the patients to the dental surgeons or the specialists. The disease grows and becomes worse, the patients or their heirs lodge negligence claim against a doctor. In dental hospitals, if patients are dealt with the faulty or out of order machinery then it will also become negligence. In private or small dental clinics, the equipments used in treatment of teeth, are not properly sterilized or the atmosphere of the clinic is also not good, then there are greater chances to have severe or infectious disease. This negligence claims against a doctors are initiated. While prescribing the medicine to the patients, the dentists should share the potential side effects of the drugs and these side effects can create serious problems for the patients, which leads to the negligence claims against a doctor. When the patients file case of negligence claim against a doctor, normally they are based on the sufferings being faced by the patients, loss of their earnings, medical and nursing care cost and heavy financial losses. In the negligence claim against a doctor in the court, you will have to prove that what kind of negligence is done with you or what sorts of sufferings you will have to suffer during or after the treatment and who is responsible and how you make good your loss.
 
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