Medical Malpractice

Medical Profession has long subscribed to a body of ethical statements developed primarily for the benefit of the patient. In recent times the self-regulatory standards in the profession have shown a decline and this can be attributed to the over whelming impact of commercialisation of the sector.

Malpractice occurs when a health care provider deviates from the recognised medical standard of care in the treatment of a patient. However, for a case to be viable, a plaintiff must show that harm directly resulted from the negligence. Most medical malpractice lawsuits involve considerable harm or disability resulting in lost income, significant past and future medical bills, pain, suffering, and hardship.

However, the development of this sector has been incomplete and uneven. Highly skilled doctors get sued over frivlous issues and doctors who make lots of mistakes but are spared the trouble. At the same time, the overwhelming number of people who suffer an injury due to the negligence of a doctor never file a malpractice lawsuit at all.

At Kashyap and Kashyap, we believe in the pursuit of justice for all parties and uphold this in the advocacy, counsel and representation of our clients. We represent the patients who are at the receiving end of an act of medical negligence by the medical practitioner or hospitals, and we also represent the doctors and healthcare institutions that are victims of malicious suits.

A Nuanced Process
Medical malpractice cases involve a variety of specific issues and parties. At Kashyap & Kashyap, we work with patients, doctors, and medical facilities. Our attorneys are licensed and trained who aggressively litigate claims for serious injuries or death arising from many different types of malpractice including, but not limited to, the following types of cases:

  • Misdiagnosis of a serious medical condition
  • Surgical errors
  • Brain and Spinal Cord Injuries
  • Pregnancy and childbirth negligence
  • Delay or failure to timely diagnose cancer and other diseases
  • Inappropriate or negligently performed surgery
  • Wrong drug or dosage dispensed by a pharmacy
  • Emergency room mistakes
  • Pharmaceutical injuries and prescription drug errors
  • Psychiatric/Mental health malpractice and negligence
  • Failure to deliver relevant medical record to patient or his relatives
  • Employment of unqualified or underqualified doctors/nurses by the hospitals
  • Failure to maintain medical instruments

Lawyers at Kashyap and Kashyap are also licensed and trained to represent doctors of all speciality. We are equipped to represent a variety of health care providers and health care facilities:

  • Dentists
  • Chiropractors
  • Physical Therapists
  • Plastic Surgeons
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Midwifes
  • Mental Health Therapists
  • Hospitals
  • Nursing Homes
  • Clinics
  • Laboratories

Because of the personal nature of a medical malpractice suit, it can have lasting repercussions on the reputation and career of both an individual medical professional and healthcare groups and institutions. At Kashyap and Kashyap we’re sensitive to the confidential nature of these suits, and we approach every case by working closely with our clients to manage any concerns.

We Can Help!
Every case is approached ethically and with uncompromising integrity. Our strategy is coordinated through a team approach and focused on a successful, cost-efficient and expeditious resolution. Since expert witnesses are an important part of medical malpractice cases, we work hard to find highly qualified experts to support every aspect of your care.
Our offices use only the most selected and qualified lawyers available, trained and licensed in both the US and India. We provide these legal services through our New Delhi and Gurgaon offices, online, as well as in-person, onsite visits for larger international corporations.

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