When you seek medical attention from a doctor or health care professional, you never expect to be seriously injured or even face the possibility of death because of the negligence of the alleged professional you chose to take care of your health.  Unfortunately, medical malpractice cases are fairly common in Missouri and across the United States; in fact, tens of thousands of people in our country die every year because of the negligence of health care providers including doctors, nurses, and even hospitals.  When you have been injured, misdiagnosed, or have lost a loved one because of the negligence of a health care professional, contact a skilled personal injury lawyer in Kansas City right away.  At The O'Connor Law Firm we work vigorously to secure the full damages our clients deserve, and to ensure your legal rights are protected.

Obtain the compensation you deserve with a Kansas City Medical Malpractice attorney

At the O’Connor Law Firm, you receive the knowledge of one of Kansas City’s most experienced medical malpractice attorneys, specializing in dealing with injuries resulting from medical mistakes, neglect or other variations of malpractice. You will obtain the security of knowing you are being represented by a medical malpractice lawyer who gives his clients an unparalleled level of quality, care and personal attention. With over 20 years of court room experience, you know you aren't simply obtaining a lawyer that wants to settle outside of court to make a quick dollar. Matt O'Connor fights to get you the top settlement possible and does the due diligence and research in your medical malpractice case to ensure that your case is proven to the best ability possible. Contact Matt for a free consultation in our office, or I will come to you if you are bed ridden or in the hospital.
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Examples of Medical Malpractice in Kansas City, Missouri

There are countless situations in which a person may become the victim of medical malpractice.  Not only are doctors, nurses, and hospitals often responsible, but nursing homes, pharmacists or pharmacies, and anesthesiologists.  For instance, medication errors may be made in a nursing home that results in injury or death to the patient.  Other examples include:

  • Diagnosis errors or late diagnosis of cancer, sepsis, or other conditions that can result in death
  • IV administration, catheter, or medication errors in hospitals
  • Anesthesia errors
  • Pharmaceutical Errors / Prescription Errors
  • Surgical errors
  • Birth injury resulting in newborn injuries, complication, cerebral palsy, etc.
  • Surgical negligence, such as surgical tools left in the body, wrong site surgery, etc.
  • Emergency room errors
  • Nursing home abuse or neglect
  • Elderly loss of life in a hospital
  • Loss of life in a hospital
  • Brain injury

Others who may be responsible in a medical malpractice claim include dentists, cosmetic surgeons, radiologists, and chiropractors.

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When a health care professional or facility engages in negligent behavior it can result in a catastrophic injury or in some cases, death.  Medical malpractice is defined as an act or omission of a health care provider in which the care provided falls short of accepted professional standards set forth by the medical community.  It is important to note that when you are the injured victim, the burden of proof to hold the negligent party or parties liable falls on your shoulders.  This is why it is critical to work with a Kansas City personal injury attorney who is experienced and skilled in these types of claims, and who will fight on your behalf whether through settlement out of court, or litigation inside the courtroom.  Contact The O'Connor Law Firm now for a free consultation at 816-842-1111.


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Kansas City Medical Malpractice Attorney, Matt O'Connor

Kansas City Medical Malpractice lawyer Matt O’Connor has over 20 years of experience in the court room and has been honored as a Superlawyer in 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014.  He is not like your average injury attorney, he has been commonly shown as a legal analyst on national news stations such as Fox News due to his wealth of knowledge and success as a criminal defense lawyer and Medical Malpractice attorney. Mr. O'Connor is changing the way his clients feel about lawyers. If you are injured, give Mr. O'Connor's office a call or contact us through our online form.  You will deal directly with Matt O'Connor and his talented staff.  Mr. O'Connor handles all cases himself, and prides himself on running a very excellent law firm with personalized service.