Medical Malpractice Lawsuit Cases in Missouri: Who Can I Sue?

medical malpractice claim may seek compensation from anyone involved in the medical care you received if they acted with negligence. A lawsuit may also name the organizations that employed such individuals. It is important to make sure your attorney has identified everyone who should be held liable in your medical malpractice case.

A medical malpractice lawsuit would claim that the standard of care provided to you did not meet the generally accepted set of standards and practices that other medical professionals would take when treating a similar patient.

Depending on your case, the defendants in a medical malpractice lawsuit could include:

  • Physicians
  • Surgeons
  • Hospitals and any other entities providing health care services
  • Registered or licensed practical nurses
  • Anesthetists
  • Radiologists
  • Lab technicians
  • Dentists
  • Optometrists
  • Podiatrists
  • Pharmacists
  • Chiropractors
  • Professional physical therapists
  • Any employees of those named above if they were acting in the course and scope of their employment

It is important that the investigation into your medical malpractice case is thorough and identifies all parties that should be held liable for the harm done to you. This is how Sansone & Lauber works to seek due compensation for clients like you.