When you seek the services of a medical professional or physician, you entrust your health and life to the expertise and care of the professional. This is an experience that is never pleasant, whether you require immediate treatment/surgery or just a routine health examination. You should understand that there is an appropriate standard that must be followed by the provider of healthcare in your examination and treatment. If the provider of medical service fails to comply with the existing care standards and thus lead to an injury or even death of a patient, then there may be an medical malpractice claim. If you or a loved one has been injured because of the negligence of a health or medical provider, there is no doubt that as a victim you will suffer in different ways. As a victim of medical malpractice, you will suffer from various catastrophic consequences including economic losses, debilitating injuries, emotional pain, and shortened life expectancy. When you are in such a difficult situation that could have been prevented, you should not suffer alone.You should seek legal help to ensure that a negligent medical professional is held accountable for the harm inflicted. You should hire a law firm that has the resources and experience to successfully litigate against any defendants including powerful medical institutions and even the insurance companies that are usually well-financed that defend them. Choose an attorney who can prosecute successfully high-stakes cases which may involve: Orthopedic Injuries-This kind of injuries results from a surgical mistake when performing a procedure that involves bones and joints. A doctor may implant an artificial hip or knee that is defective or improperly set a fracture. Diagnostic errors-This medical mistake involves a failure of the medical professional to recognize an injury, a disease, an infection, a syndrome, or any other condition.