When You Have Been the Victim of Medical Malpractice

Medical malpractice takes many different forms. If you have been the victim of malpractice, you may not even know it. Many people first realize that something has gone wrong when a bad result happens. Doctors stop talking with them and staff treat them differently. If this has happened to you, talk with an attorney about your options.

At Ball, Kirk & Holm, P.C., in Waterloo, we handle a wide range of medical malpractice claims for clients throughout Iowa. We are well prepared to handle even the most difficult case:

  • Failure to diagnose cancer: Sometimes doctors fail to see signs of cancer that other doctors would catch. They don't run commonly accepted tests and they dismiss patient complaints without doing a proper examination. When they do, and when they miss something critical like cancer, this can be considered medical malpractice — either as misdiagnosis, missed diagnosis or as a delayed diagnosis.
  • Birth injuries: When doctors make mistakes that cause damage to babies or their mothers, the lawyers at Ball, Kirk & Holm, P.C., can take legal action so that you have the resources necessary for the care you will need in the future.
  • Surgical errors: In the operating room, many different kinds of medical malpractice can occur. Doctors can operate on the wrong body part. They can leave surgical tools inside the body. They can administer the wrong amount of medication and even cause wrongful death. All of these things may be considered medical malpractice.
  • Emergency room errors: When emergency rooms fail to respond appropriately to serious situations, medical malpractice may have occurred.
  • Medication errors: In hospitals and other care facilities, medication errors cause many serious injuries and deaths each year. If you or someone you care about has been the victim of a medication error, talk to a lawyer about your options.

Contact Ball, Kirk & Holm, P.C.

Do you have reason to believe that you might have been the victim of medical malpractice? At our law firm, we have been serving people throughout Iowa for over 40 years. We can help you understand your options. Contact the attorneys at Ball, Kirk & Holm, P.C., in Waterloo by calling us at 319-234-2638.