What compensation will I obtain?
Depending upon your case, there are different types of damages that may apply. Damages may include compensation for pain and suffering, past medical bills, future medical costs, and/or lost wages.
How much will it cost?
The initial consultation is free and if our firm accepts your case, we advance the expenses of the lawsuit. There is no cost to you unless we get a recovery for you.
How long do I have to sue?
Depending on your specific claim, there are different time limitations to file a lawsuit. The time period to bring a lawsuit is called the statute of limitations. Please call our office to find out how much time you have.
Am I required to obtain my medical records?
There are attorneys who will tell you to obtain your own medical records for them to review. However, unless you already have a copy of your medical records we will order and obtain them and evaluate your claim.
A family member died. What should I do?
In some cases, an autopsy may be required in order to obtain sufficient information to prove a medical malpractice case. It is therefore important that the family request one. If you are told that you cannot have one or that you have to pay for it, please contact our office immediately.
What types of medical malpractice are there?
Medical malpractice can occur during any type of medical treatment or procedure. Examples include:
- Birth injury (Brain damage, cerebral palsy and Erb’s palsy);
- Wrongful death;
- Surgical errors;
- Emergency room mistakes;
- Misdiagnosis and delayed diagnosis;
- Anesthesia errors;
- Failure to treat blood infections (Sepsis);
- Infectious diseases;
- Pulmonary embolism (blood clots);
- Pediatric malpractice; and
- Medication errors
What went wrong?
In many situations where there is a bad medical outcome, doctors fail to communicate with patients and their families. With a thorough review of medical records, consultation with expert doctors, and extensive medical research, we can obtain answers for you.
What is medical malpractice?
Medical malpractice is injury or death that is a result of failure by a physician or hospital to render treatment according to professional standards of care.