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Chiropractic treatments, while valuable for many patients, carry risks just like any other medical treatment protocol. Chiropractic adjustments can result in stroke, increased pain and worsening of an underlying condition when treatments are provided negligently. As with any other negligently provided medical care, victims of chiropractor malpractice have the legal right to make a claim for compensation based on medical negligence.
Like all medical negligence cases, establishing chiropractor malpractice is complicated—and you need the resources of the best possible lawyer to succeed. At Team Law, our award-winning lawyers have over 60 years’ experience effectively helping clients overcome these complications to get the most compensation available.
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The first step to holding your negligent chiropractor accountable for the harm caused is learning about your legal rights. At Team Law, our injury lawyers are here to help. If you or a loved one have suffered harm caused by chiropractor malpractice, call or contact our experienced New Jersey medical malpractice lawyers today.
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Chiropractic services that are provided negligently can form the basis for a chiropractor malpractice claim under New Jersey law. Every day, chiropractors manipulate extremely sensitive and vital areas of the body, such as the spine and neck. When a chiropractor’s services are reckless or negligent, the patient can be left suffering indefinitely.
Chiropractor malpractice can cause the patient to suffer serious injuries, including:
Victims of chiropractor malpractice may be left suffering from chronic pain and new medical conditions that require ongoing treatment. Our medical malpractice lawyers are here to fight for justice in your case. For many malpractice victims, getting financial compensation is key to moving forward. The malpractice lawyers at Team Law work tirelessly to win a compensation award that is both comprehensive and fair.
Patients visit chiropractors for a variety of different reasons. Most patients visit to find non-pharmaceutical relief for an underlying issue, such as poor range of motion, headaches or allergies. Victims of chiropractor malpractice, however, may actually leave the chiropractor suffering from a condition that is much more serious than the one they sought to treat.
Like any other medical negligence case, victims of chiropractor malpractice must establish that the chiropractor’s actions caused them to suffer harm. At Team Law, our experienced medical malpractice lawyers will fight to prove:
Proving chiropractor malpractice can be complicated and can be especially difficult for people without experience handling medical negligence claims. At Team Law, our lawyers have been successfully helping clients recover full compensation awards for over 60 years in New Jersey.
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We will work with experts in the field and conduct a full investigation to determine whether your treatment amounted to medical negligence.
For example, you may have been a victim of chiropractor malpractice if your chiropractor:
At Team Law, we work with experts in the field to fight for fair compensation if you have been the victim of medical negligence. In a chiropractor malpractice case, you may be entitled to compensation for:
We fight to ensure our clients get the compensation they need to get the competent treatment they need to remedy the harm caused by a negligent medical provider. To learn about how we can work to hold your chiropractor accountable for the harm caused by malpractice, call our office today.
If you suffered a new or worsened injury or condition after seeking chiropractic treatment, it’s possible that you were a victim of chiropractor malpractice. At Team Law, our experienced injury lawyers are dedicated to getting justice for clients who have suffered serious harm because of a chiropractor’s negligence.
To schedule a free initial consultation with our medical malpractice lawyers, call our office or contact us online today. We will evaluate your claim and discuss possible options for recovering fair compensation to hold your chiropractor fully accountable if they have committed malpractice.
Chiropractors often adjust, or manipulate, the sensitive neck area. When the chiropractor uses the wrong type of manipulation, it can cause blood clots to form or cause blockage to the arteries in the neck that connect to the brain. Even if your loved one’s stroke occurred some time after receiving chiropractic treatment, the chiropractor’s actions could have caused the stroke.
Chiropractors have a legal duty to their patients just like any other doctor, nurse or healthcare provider. That duty requires the chiropractor to provide care that is in line with the standard of care in the profession. When your chiropractor provides care that is unreasonable under the circumstances, that care is considered negligent. New Jersey medical malpractice laws provide that chiropractors can be held legally accountable in the same way as any other negligent medical professional for failing to uphold their duties.
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