Salt Lake City

Medical professionals have a duty to abide by a reasonable standard of care. If a medical error occurs and it can be shown that the surgeon, nurse, physician, anesthesiologist, or other healthcare professional acted in a manner that falls short of the standards adhered to by his or her peers, it may be grounds for a medical malpractice claim. In such cases, the liable party, as well as his or her employer, may be held accountable for damages relating to the financial and non-financial losses of the victim, including medical expenses, loss of wages, diminished earning capacity, and pain and suffering. At Younker Hyde Macfarlane, we have extensive experience with medical malpractice litigation and would be happy to help. To arrange a consultation, contact our personal injury group today.

Birth Injury

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.

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Catastrophic Injuries

Medical malpractice can result in injuries that are life-altering and affect a patient's entire family. Catastrophic injuries refer to permanent conditions and disabilities which often require ongoing medical treatment. In cases of catastrophic injury, our experienced legal team can help. 

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Nursing Home Abuse

If you have a family member who has suffered an injury in a nursing home and believe that it could have been prevented through diligent care, we encourage you to contact us today. We can evaluate your case and determine if a medical malpractice claim would be appropriate in your case.

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Defective Drugs

A dangerous or defective drug can cause severe injury and even death. If you or someone you love has suffered illness or injury due to a dangerous drug, we can evaluate your case and provide you with the counsel you need to make informed decisions.

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Surgical Errors

Any surgical error, regardless of how minor the error may seem, can have severe consequences. If you have suffered pain and deteriorating health due to a surgical error or a loved one has been killed due to the negligent actions of a medical professional, allow us to help.

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Medication Errors

If a doctor or nurse misdiagnoses an illness or fails to diagnose an illness or injury, it may be grounds for a medical malpractice claim. However, to file a claim successfully in the event of an incorrect prescription, incorrect dosage, or other medication errors, it must be shown that a liable party failed to abide by a reasonable standard of care. 

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Frequently Asked Questions

If you or a loved one has been injured at the hands of a medical professional, you may feel confused and unsure where to turn. Our attorneys understand you have questions, and we are ready to address your concerns. One of our lawyers can also meet with you during a personal consultation. 

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Younker Hyde Macfarlane, PLLC

At Younker Hyde Macfarlane, PLLC, our attorneys have decades of combined experience in complex cases. We represent clients in all types of personal injury cases, with a special focus on medical malpractice claims. Our firm is associated with the following professional organizations:

  • Utah Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Salt Lake County Bar Association
  • American Trial Lawyers Association

To schedule an appointment, please contact us online or call (801) 335-7025.

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