In order to meet our clients' needs, we must be able to litigate a wide range of cases involving all aspects of medical malpractice and personal injury law. At our Salt Lake City practice, we have a medical malpractice group that specializes in these cases, and a vast network of expert consultants that can be called upon to determine liability and estimate appropriate damages. We take medical malpractice and personal injury claims seriously and work diligently on behalf of our clients. Rest assured, you will be in good hands with Younker Hyde Macfarlane.
Medical professionals, including doctors, nurses, and other staff, have a duty to abide by a reasonable standard of care. If you or someone you love has been injured in the course of receiving medical attention, it may be possible to file a medical malpractice claim against the liable party.
A birth injury can have a permanent impact on a child's life. Many birth injuries, such as cerebral palsy or Erb's palsy, result in lifelong disability. Our attorneys can help ensure you and your family are justly compensated for lifetime care costs, medical expenses, and pain and suffering.
The unfortunate reality is, medical professional make mistakes. Hospital errors can result in serious harm to a patient and even wrongful death. These types of medical malpractice cases must be filed in a timely manner, so it is important to reach out to our attorneys as soon as possible.
Catastrophic Patient Injuries
Medical malpractice can result in injuries that are life-altering and affect a patient's entire family. Catastrophic patient injuries refer to permanent conditions and disabilities which often require ongoing medical treatment. In cases of catastrophic injury, our experienced legal team can help.
Misdiagnosis or Failure to Diagnose
Misdiagnosis or failure to diagnose can result in injury or even death. In cases of misdiagnosis, healthcare providers may order incorrect testing or prescribe the wrong medication. Failure to diagnose can be especially dangerous for progressive conditions that respond best to early intervention.
A catastrophic injury often has a life-changing impact on the victim, in many instances leaving them with permanent disability, disfigurement, or impaired mental faculties. If you have suffered a catastrophic injury, such as spinal cord injury, burn injury, or a severe dog bite injury, we can help.
Motor Vehicle Accidents
One of the most common causes of injury in the United States is motor vehicle accidents. If you have been injured in an auto accident, truck accident, or motorcycle accident, or have been involved in a pedestrian accident in the Salt Lake City area, seek counsel today.
If you are injured by an unsafe or defective product or have been injured on a commercial, private, or public property, we can help ensure you are justly compensated. Premises liability exists when an individual is injured on a property due to dangerous conditions such as a cracked floors, broken stairs, open pools, falling objects, and open excavations.
Product liability claims exist when you have been injured because of a product used and the manufacturer or seller can be held liable. Examples potential product liability claims include medical devices that fail to do their job, electric blankets that electrocute the user, or faulty machines and tools that cause injuries.
The inherent danger posed by construction sites puts workers at risk every day. Employers have a responsibility to provide a safe workplace, especially so in workplaces that contain potentially dangerous situations. Unfortunately, construction accidents like falls from scaffolding do occur.
A shocking number of accidents occur in the workplace. From chronic and debilitating conditions that develop slowly over time to accidents involving a fall from a dangerous height, employers are responsible for providing compensation to affected workers.
Utah has several popular lakes and reservoirs which draw locals and visitors alike. Boating injuries can occur due to negligent driving, unlawful operation, alcohol consumption, defective parts, and more. Unsafe boating practices can lead to serious injury or even wrongful death.
They were extremely knowledgeable, extremely helpful experts. The team helped me with all aspects of my case, including medical and financial, and understood that it affected more than me but also my family.- Jill S.