Can a medical malpractice claim or lawsuit be filed against anyone other than a physician? | Shapiro, Washburn & Sharp

Yes. A malpractice lawsuit can be filed against the majority of license health care professionals. These include:

  • Anesthesiologists
  • Dentists
  • Emergency room doctors
  • Medical specialists
  • Optometrists
  • Pharmacists
  • Physical therapists
  • Physicians
  • Registered nurse
  • Surgeons
  • The hospital or medical facility where the incident took place