Medical Malpractice Lawyers in Salt Lake City

When you visit a doctor, surgeon or pharmacist, you rightfully expect to receive proper treatment for your injury or medical condition. Medical professionals go to school for years in order to properly treat and diagnose medical conditions.

Chances are the last thing on your mind is that you – or a loved one – will fall victim to a medical malpractice injury. However, the attorneys at the Law Offices of Peter W. Summerill know that serious, potentially life-threatening instances of medical malpractice happen in Salt Lake City and across Utah every year. Contact us immediately to discuss your legal options with an aggressive attorney who’ll fight for your rights.

Medical malpractice takes many shapes and forms in Utah. Doctors might fail to diagnose an underlying medical condition that unexpectedly worsens. A nurse might make an error in the delivery room that results in serious birth injuries to your child. A pharmacist might overprescribe a medication, leading to drug dependency, abuse, or even a drug overdose lawsuit. The attorneys at the Law Offices of Peter W. Summerill handle a variety of medical malpractice cases in Salt Lake City and across Utah. Contact us today if you or a loved one have experienced any of the following:

Birth Injuries

Despite advances in modern medicine and hospital technology, birth injuries continue to be a problem that many families in Utah face. Mistakes are made by the people you trust most when giving birth, with birth injuries often a result of the negligent or careless actions of doctors, obstetricians and nurses in the delivery room.

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Sepsis Claims

Septic shock, also known as “sepsis,” is a bacterial infection in the blood stream that’s often caused by infection. When left untreated or not treated properly, septic shock can be a life-threatening disease.

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Bowel Injury Claims

Bowel injuries can result in devastating and potentially life-threatening consequences due to such serious medical malpractice. If a bowel injury is left untreated, inflammation, infection and extreme pain can result due to the spillage of intestinal content into the lining that forms the abdominal cavity.

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Medication Overdose

While admitted to a hospital or recovering from a surgical procedure, it’s common for pain medications to be administered or prescribed to patients.

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Attorney Peter W. Summerill is an attorney who serves the legal needs of personal injury and accident victims in Salt Lake City, Ogden, Provo and across Utah.

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