When an individual is injured because of a radiation error, an Illinois medical malpractice claim may help to recover financial, emotional and physical damages as a result of the injuries. A Chicago medical malpractice attorney will carefully evaluate your case to determine if you have a valid claim.While it may be difficult to understand how a radiation error could occur, there are a number of circumstances where medical negligence is the cause.Some of the common causes of an Illinois radiation error include:
- missing/defective device;
- devices positioned incorrectly;
- failure to inspect/maintain machines;
- software errors;
- machine malfunction;
- staff shortage;
- inadequate training;
- failure to follow a quality assurance plan;
- faulty calculation in dosage;
- improper administration;
- failure to monitor the patient; and
- failure to test the treatment plan before programming it permanently.
No matter what has caused your radiation error, the injuries resulting from medical negligence in these cases most likely could have been prevented.If you have suffered a medical injury because of a radiation error, you may be entitled to recover damages through an Illinois medical malpractice claim. You should immediately consult with a Chicago medical malpractice attorney who will determine the options you have available. When to Hire a Chicago Medical Malpractice AttorneyA Chicago medical malpractice attorney at the Law Offices of Barry G. Doyle, P.C. has dealt with similar cases to yours and knows the best course of action for your claim. To improve your chances at a fair settlement and take the burden out of all the paperwork involved in a medical malpractice claim in Illinois, contact us today for a free case evaluation – 312-263-1080.