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Failure To Disclose/Lack Of Informed Consent – Medical Malpractice Cases

As a patient in an emergency room, clinic or medical facility, you have the right to make choices about the medical treatment you receive. Patients who are uninformed may not even know the possible side effects or complications of a treatment. Inherent risks are involved in many types of treatment, and if you were not informed about the risks, you may be able to pursue a medical malpractice claim. Wagners will represent your interests. We are a serious injury law firm that represents individuals throughout NS, NB, PEI and beyond.

Failure To Disclose/Lack Of Informed Consent: Violating A Patient’s Rights

Patients who are reasonably conscious, alert and able to make decisions for themselves have the right to choose what types of treatment medications are given to them in the event of an injury or illness. At the same time, physicians have a responsibility to disclose certain information about the type of medication or treatment they are recommending and ensure the patient is clear on the choices he or she has.

If a medical professional fails to disclose information or obtain informed consent from a patient, it can result in medical malpractice. Some examples of these types of cases include:

  • Failure to inform patients of risks of surgical procedures
  • Failure to inform patients of side effects of prescribed drugs
  • Failure to inform patients of potential defects of medical products

Experienced Medical Malpractice Lawyers Working On Your Side

The lawyers at Wagners have a wide range of experience representing individuals in hospital negligence, doctor malpractice and surgical error cases. Because of the level of complication in malpractice lawsuits, not many law firms are able to take on such cases. For decades, our lawyers have handled complex medical malpractice claims. Our lawyers have been successful in obtaining settlements on behalf of many clients and are ready to help you through this process.

Contact Wagners To Schedule A Free Consultation

If you have been seriously injured, please contact a lawyer at Wagners to discuss your case. You can reach our team by calling 902-425-7330 or 1-800-465-8794, or by completing a short online contact form.

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Sam M
16:11 19 Jan 18
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Missy Day
Missy Day
12:03 06 Oct 16
I can't speak highly enough about the lawyers at Wagners who represented me for injuries from not one but two motor vehicle accidents. They were very professional and approachable. I was kept informed of all steps in the process and all of my inquiries were responded to and dealt with very quickly. The lawyers are knowledgeable and showed great empathy for what I was going through. I would recommend this firm to anyone!
Nicholas Gordon
Nicholas Gordon
11:30 06 Oct 16
I contacted Wagners about a motor vehicle accident.I was able to speak with someone right away. The staff were very pleasant and helpful.I received a response about pursuing a case the next day.I would highly recommend this firm.
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