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Marianna Medical Malpractice Attorneys

Representing Injured Victims in Northwest Florida 

While no one intends to make mistakes, human error is inevitable, and healthcare providers are no exception to this rule. From surgical errors to delayed diagnosis to birth injuries, no one deserves to suffer health issues and expenses due to negligence on the part of medical providers. That’s why our Marianna medical malpractice attorneys at Perry & Young, P.A. are committed to demanding justice for victims of medical negligence. With over 15 years of experience, you can count on our lawyers to fight for justice and compensation on your behalf. 

Our medical malpractice attorneys seek justice for victims in Florida. Call (850) 215-7777 to schedule a free consultation.

Turn to a Trusted Marianna Medical Malpractice Lawyer

At Perry & Young, P.A., our Marianna medical malpractice lawyers have a proven track record of success in various personal injury lawsuits. With hundreds of millions recovered for injured victims and thousands of cases handled, you can depend on our personal injury attorneys to deliver the reliable, high-quality representation you deserve in your time of need. When the stakes are high, turn to a firm you can trust to protect your rights and pursue justice on your behalf. 

Medical malpractice can lead to lifelong injury and even death. Our trusted lawyers can represent your best interests. Contact us online to discuss your case.

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What Constitutes Medical Malpractice in Florida?

Under Florida law, medical malpractice is an act or omission by a healthcare provider that deviates from the accepted standards of practice in the medical community, resulting in injury or death to the patient. Common examples include misdiagnosis, surgical errors, and medication mistakes by licensed physicians or other medical specialists. 

Your Dedicated Attorneys

  • You Only Pay When You Collect

    Our work is conducted on a contingent fee basis. This means that you pay nothing unless we make a recovery on your behalf.

  • Experienced Trial Attorneys

    Each case is assigned to a lead attorney and a supporting attorney. This ensures continuity during the legal process and enables us to provide responsive service.

  • Hundreds of Millions Recovered

    At Perry & Young Law Firm, we take pride in championing the rights of our clients. We have secured hundreds of millions for our clients. 

Common Types of Medical Malpractice

Patients can suffer severe and even fatal injuries following medical malpractice. Negligence on the part of healthcare professionals and providers can inflict various forms of harm, such as: 

  • Birth injuries: Birth injuries are easily some of the most tragic accidents to occur as a result of medical error. Medical negligence during childbirth can result in long-term or permanent damage to the baby. Examples of birth injuries include cerebral palsy, Erb's palsy, or fractures caused by improper use of medical equipment or failure to monitor fetal distress.
  • Surgical errors: These entail preventable mistakes that occur during surgery. Surgical errors can range from operating on the wrong body part or patient to leaving a surgical instrument inside the patient to performing unnecessary surgery, resulting in significant harm or potentially life-threatening complications.
  • Anesthesia errors: Administering anesthesia is a delicate process. Errors such as overdose, failure to monitor the patient's vital signs, or not informing the patient of necessary preoperative procedures can lead to serious injury, brain damage, or even death.
  • Prescription errors: These errors encompass a wide range, including prescribing the wrong medication, incorrect dosage, or failure to consider a patient's allergies or drug interactions. Such errors can cause adverse reactions, exacerbate the patient's condition, or lead to new health issues.
  • Misdiagnosis or delayed diagnosis: A misdiagnosis or delayed diagnosis can lead to improper treatment, unnecessary procedures, or a complete lack of treatment, allowing the patient's condition to progress beyond a treatable stage. This can result in serious harm or fatality.
  • Failure to treat or prevent an illness or injury: This involves a healthcare provider's failure to follow established protocols for patient evaluation, diagnosis, or treatment, which can lead to worsening of the condition, development of new diseases, or preventable tragedies.

Importance of Hiring Experienced Representation

At our personal injury firm, we understand how devastating medical malpractice can be for victims and their loved ones. Since 2008, our medical malpractice attorneys have successfully recovered hundreds of millions of dollars in compensation for our clients in Marianna and beyond, empowering injured Floridians to recover maximum damages and focus on their recovery. 

Our firm represents injured parties in many types of personal injury claims, making us well-equipped to help victims navigate the complexities of filing medical malpractice claims in Florida. When you partner with us, we can assist with: 

  • Thorough case evaluations: Our Marianna medical malpractice attorneys can conduct a comprehensive review of your medical records, consult with medical specialists, and meticulously analyze the circumstances surrounding your case to help establish negligence and determine the viability of your personal injury claim.
  • Effective negotiations with insurance companies: Your medical malpractice lawyer can negotiate with the insurance companies on your behalf as needed. Our lawyers are very familiar with common tactics insurance companies use to minimize payouts, allowing our team to fight tirelessly for the total compensation you deserve.
  • Presentation of evidence: Medical malpractice attorneys are skilled in gathering and presenting evidence to support your claim. Examples include expert testimonies, medical records, and any other relevant documentation that may significantly strengthen your case.
  • Trial representation: If your case goes to trial, our medical malpractice lawyers can represent your best interests in court by presenting a compelling case to the jury, leveraging their knowledge of medical malpractice law and their courtroom experience to advocate for you.
  • Post-trial follow-up: Even after a verdict is reached, an attorney can follow up with clients to ensure the execution of the judgment and guide them through any necessary post-trial legal procedures.

Proving Negligence in Medical Malpractice Cases

Proving negligence is the crux of any personal injury lawsuit, as this directly determines whether or not the victim is eligible for recoverable damages (e.g., compensation). In medical malpractice claims, proving liability on the part of medical personnel is imperative to securing fair compensation. 

Consulting with a medical malpractice attorney is essential, as they can guide your steps wisely, investigate the incident, and fortify your claims with strong evidence. Your lawyer can be an invaluable resource when it comes to establishing liability, as victims of medical malpractice must prove the existence of four key elements to successfully recover damages in Florida. These essential elements include:

  1. Duty of Care: The healthcare provider has a professional obligation to meet specific standards of care while treating the patient.
  2. Breach of Duty: The healthcare provider failed to meet these standards of care.
  3. Causation: This breach of duty was the direct cause of the patient's injury.
  4. Damages: The patient suffered quantifiable harm or damages due to this breach.

Remember, gathering and presenting evidence to substantiate these elements is a complex process requiring specialized legal knowledge and skills. Our attorneys are well-versed in the legal intricacies of medical malpractice claims in Marianna, making us a trusted resource for victims to navigate any legal complexities that arise during their case. 

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Client's Love Us

At Perry & Young, your satisfaction is our priority! See for yourself what our clients have to say about working with us.

    "Always willing to help EVERYONE in their surrounding community!"
    Perry & Young, P.A. is an amazing injury firm! They support many local clubs and school organizations around the Panhandle of Florida, including my FFA chapter at Cottondale High School. They are very friendly group of individuals and are always willing to help EVERYONE in their surrounding community!
    - Charlize R.
    "I have recommended several clients to Phillip Stamman and he has provided excellent guidance."

    This firm is the most professional company. I have recommended several clients to Phillip Stamman and he has provided excellent guidance. He has an exceptionally strong eye for detail that has been a benefit to his clients.

    - Myra H.
    "Perry and Young is a fantastic Law firm to work with!"

    Perry and Young is a fantastic Law firm to work with! I have personally worked with Ted Howell on multiple occasions and he has been kind, professional, and extremely knowledgeable. I highly recommend Ted and Perry Young.

    - Christopher A.
    "I would definitely utilize this law office if needed again in the future."
    This law office was wonderful, and they explained everything in detail, which made the process a pleasant experience. The legal team kept me informed throughout this process. Maggie was responsive and knowledgeable when I had questions. In addition, she was quick to respond and assisted in making this legal process seamless. I would highly recommend this law office to friends or family, and I would definitely utilize this law office if needed again in the future.
    - Trachell C.
    "I’m grateful to have chosen a firm that was professional, caring and made the process go smoothly."
    I’m grateful to have chosen a firm that was professional, caring and made the process go smoothly. Ted and his team had great follow through and kept me informed throughout the entire process. I fully trust them and wouldn’t call anyone else.
    - Melissa M.
    "Kelly, Morgan, and Lauren are so welcoming and informative"
    Kelly, Morgan, and Lauren are so welcoming and informative. They make a real difference both in and out of the office with their drive, ambition, and support.
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    "I want to Thank and Applaud P&Y Firm for supporting the Accident Scene Management class"
    I want to Thank and Applaud P&Y Firm for supporting the Accident Scene Management class this past weekend. Not only did they make it affordable for motorcyclists to take this life saving class, they provided lunch with Mike Zinszer Atty present to share info on insurance tips and legal info specifically for people who ride.
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    "They treated me like family."
    Perry & Young Law Firm represented me with my discrimination case. Mrs. Jeanetta Brown conducted my intake and was a great pleasure to work with! From the beginning of initial contact to the end of my settlement, they treated me like family. The defendants wanted to treat me as a nuance, but my Perry & Young Law Firm didn’t treat me as such and made sure I was fairly compensated. I appreciate their patience, handling my case with care, and respect!
    - Brittany P.

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