THOMAS & WAN, LLP

WE CARE AND IT SHOWS. It is an honor and privilege to represent our clients in seeking justice.

Justice to us means making sure that grossly negligent hospitals, clinics, doctors and nurses

take responsibility for their medical malpractice.

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Cases We Handle

Birth Injuries

Birth Injuries

Whether your child has cerebral palsy, hypoxia, shoulder dystocia, brain injury or another birth injury as a result of malpractice, we have the expertise and experience to help.

Defective Drugs

Defective Drugs

According to recent studies, Zofran® (ondansetron), a commonly prescribed medication used to aid morning sickness in pregnant women, may increase the risk of having a baby with a birth defect by as much as 30%.

Medical Malpractice

Medical Malpractice

Experts estimate that as many as 98,000 people die in any given year from medical errors that occur in hospitals. That’s more than die from motor vehicle accidents, breast cancer or AIDS-three causes that receive far more public attention.

Complications of Childbirth

Complications of Childbirth

We represent mothers who have been injured due to malpractice by a doctor, midwife, nurse or hospital during pregnancy, labor/delivery, or after delivery.

Did You Know…?

1. Medical malpractice is the third leading cause of death in the United States.

1. Medical malpractice is the third leading cause of death in the United States.

According to the Journal of the American Medical Association, malpractice comes in behind cancer and heart disease when it comes to the number of deaths in this country.
2. Medical negligence causes between 25,000 and 120,000 deaths each year.

2. Medical negligence causes between 25,000 and 120,000 deaths each year.

According to the Civil Justice Resource Group, there are between 65,000 and 200,000 medical accident-related deaths each year. As a point of reference, there are 46,000 car accident-related deaths reported in the United States annually.
3. For every four injuries or deaths caused by medical malpractice, only one is recorded in medical records.

3. For every four injuries or deaths caused by medical malpractice, only one is recorded in medical records.

This means that there are actually about four times as many deaths and injuries each year than are listed above.
4. Diagnostic errors are the most frequent type of medical malpractice case.

4. Diagnostic errors are the most frequent type of medical malpractice case.

33 percent of malpractice suits are related to diagnosis. Surgical malpractice follows closely behind, comprising 24 percent of malpractice cases. Treatment errors make up 18 percent, and obstetric cases make up 11 percent. Medication, monitoring, and anesthesia comprise 3 to 4 percent each of all malpractice cases.
5. Less than 5 percent of U.S. doctors are responsible for half of the malpractice suits in the country.

5. Less than 5 percent of U.S. doctors are responsible for half of the malpractice suits in the country.

This means that the same few doctors are repeatedly making serious and life-threatening mistakes. Fortunately, a malpractice lawsuit can prevent others from receiving similar dangerous treatment. By waging a lawsuit, victims can raise public awareness of medical malpractice and prevent a negligent doctor from practicing medicine in the future.

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