Most people place the utmost trust in doctors and medical practitioners, many times leaving not only their short term health, but also the overall quality of life they will have for years to come in the hands of these men and women. Unfortunately, medical malpractice occurs more frequently than most of us would like to think, and preventable medical damages happen at an astonishing rate in Texas and across the country.

It is alarming that there is no clear cut answer as to the amount of people who actually suffer from medical malpractice. Consider the following list of findings on the prevalence, as well as the severity of the problem:

While the estimates on the occurrence of medical malpractice can certainly have a large range, even the lowest figure is too high. Perhaps what is most disturbing is the low number of victims who recover damages from their illnesses, injuries, or deaths caused by medical professionals.

It is absolutely critical to consult a professional, and reputable personal injury attorney experienced with medical malpractice cases in every instance of possible wrongdoing. If you are living in South Central Texas, contact The Bettersworth Law Firm today for all your personal injury law needs.