Medical malpractice is generally defined as negligence by a healthcare provider (doctor, nurses, etc.) in performing a medical diagnosis, treatment, or care which could be considered to be neglectful resulted in injury or death to the patient. Medical malpractice lawsuits require extensive litigation with lawyers and insurance companies respresenting doctors, clinics, medical centers, and hospitals. These lawsuits and can take a long time to bring to a close. Attorney Kevin Roper has the medical background that gives clients a distinct advantage.
As a former coroner, attorney Kevin Roper has a strong working knowledge of medical procedures and physiology. This empowers Kevin Roper with the knowledge to hold accountable those who have caused physical injury and death.
Having a medical malpractice lawyer with a formal medical education is very powerful. Kevin Roper has a solid working knowledge of surgical procedures, and how a hospital operates. His knowledge enables him to uncover problematic circumstances. Healthcare providers sometimes make bad decisions or fail to perform duties in the best interests of a patient. Sure, accidents happen but when such errors cause severe injury or death you need a competent lawyer to get justice.
If you, or someone you know, has been injured or killed due to medical malpractice you should discuss your situation with a lawyer.