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Medical Malpractice Your Injury, Our Fight

Harlingen, TX Medical Malpractice Lawyer

When you’re hurt in a hospital, emergency room, or in a procedure, the medical provider in charge of your care could have make a mistake at great cost to you. Medical negligence can result in severe injuries and serious medical bills. The weight of the mistake and how it’s impacted your life can be overwhelming, but you can seek justice with a Harlingen, TX medical malpractice lawyer.

At Buckingham & Vega Law Firm, we fight for those who have been wrongfully injured. We can fight for you to get full and fair compensation for your injuries. Our attorneys are experienced in medical malpractice cases and will do everything we can to secure your future.

Get Representation from Buckingham & Vega Law Firm

Medical errors can cause severe stress and worry about the future for the injured person and their family. When we’re on your side, you can trust that we’re going to advocate for your best interests at every turn. These mistakes weren’t your fault and you deserve to recover without worrying about how you’re going to afford treatment or how you’re going to continue to put food on the table.

To start the process, reach out to our law firm today to speak with a Harlingen, TX medical malpractice lawyer in an obligation-free consultation. We can begin your legal journey together—we’ll go over the medical malpractice process, explain what we’ll need from you, and answer any questions that you have. We’ll work with you so you can recover and be with your family.   

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Our Results Make a Difference

Explore How We Have Helped Our Clients
  • $73.21 Million Verdict Birth Injury

    The Buckingham & Vega legal team secured a $73.21 million verdict on behalf of a baby who was catastrophically injured due to the negligence of their doctor and medical team.

  • Record-Setting $72 Million Verdict Birth Injury

    The Buckingham & Vega team obtained a $72 Million verdict in a birth injury case when an OB/ GYN failed to properly monitor the mom during pregnancy.

  • $16 Million Truck Accident

    Buckingham & Vega obtained a $16 million settlement in a truck accident case. The truck driver was speeding and inattentive (texting) and crashed into the rear of a pickup truck stopped at a stoplight.

  • $14 Million Dram Shop Liability

    Our team obtained a $14 million dram shop verdict on behalf of a client who was injured due to negligence.

  • 13 Million Work Injury

    Buckingham & Vega represented an oilfield worker who was killed when their company failed to properly train its employees on how to safely move waste bins. Our client was killed when he became trapped between two bins.

  • 13 Million Truck Accident

    Our team secured a 13 million settlement in a truck accident case. An eighteen-wheeler made an unsafe turn in front of a car driven by a grandmother and her family. The grandmother was killed and the family suffered severe injuries.

Did You Experience Medical Malpractice?

There are many types of medical malpractice that can severely harm patients and put their lives at risk. It’s possible that one of the following incidents happened to you:

  • Missed Diagnosis/Failure to Diagnose. A doctor that should have been able to analyze your symptoms and diagnose you may have misread tests or ignored symptoms and either didn’t realize the health issue or failed to arrive at a diagnosis in a timely manner.
  • Misdiagnosis. Sometimes, doctors may look at your symptoms and give you an incorrect diagnosis. You may think you’re treating the problem but you aren’t, allowing the issue to progress or get worse. For example, misdiagnosing someone with cancer when they don’t have it could mean they are unnecessarily going through chemotherapy, which can have major effects on the body.
  • Surgical Error. Surgeons can make mistakes like damaging an internal organ, performing the wrong surgery, operating on the wrong limb, or leaving medical tools inside your body. These errors can be painful and require other surgeries to correct the mistake.
  • Medication Error. If you didn’t receive medication when you were supposed to, were given medication you were allergic to, or given the wrong dose, then you may have had a dangerous reaction or complication.
  • Birth Injury. Mistakes during prenatal care and labor can harm the parent or the baby. These errors can cause lifelong traumatic injuries.

Medical errors can include other instances, too. Our expert medical malpractice lawyers in Harlingen will look at your medical records to identify the source of malpractice.

What Types of Medical Providers Can Be Held Accountable?

When you’ve been hurt when you’re receiving treatment, you may not know exactly where the mistake happened, especially if your care is in the hands of multiple providers. If you’re in the hospital, you may have people rotating in shifts, passing your health information through many hands. When one of those people doesn’t make an update, fails to take note of something, or makes another mistake regarding your care, then you could sustain injuries.

Doctors, nurses, specialists, pharmacists are all capable of being at fault for medical malpractice. If there’s a mistake in your information because the hospital made an error, it can cause injuries and other health complications.

All these medical providers are supposed to meet the standard of care when they’re treating you. That’s to treat you with the level of care that others with the same education and experience would have treated you. If their treatment goes outside of the norm and you’re hurt because of it, then you may have grounds to take legal action.

Your Harlingen, TX medical malpractice lawyer will look into who was in charge of your care and when the mistake occurred. We’ll find the person responsible for your injuries and hold them accountable.

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