If you or a loved one has been injured and you think it’s due to medical negligence, you may want to file a malpractice lawsuit, but have some questions about how to do it. What constitutes negligence and what you will have to prove are two of the most important aspects of a claim. You can sue a doctor, or other medical professionals, when their action or inaction caused you to suffer harm, and that harm resulted in damages.
There are various ways that medical negligence can cause catastrophic injuries, or even death. It can be by a wrong action, a lack of proper action, or a mistake that shouldn’t have happened. It can happen in various settings, including a doctor’s office, during surgery, or during an outpatient procedure.
Some of the most common types of medical negligence or malpractice include the following:
Proving that medical negligence occurred can be complicated, which is why it is important to hire an experienced medical malpractice attorney to evaluate your claim. They know what to look for and how to prove negligence occurred. Essentially, there are four parts to proving a medical malpractice case:
If you believe that you or a loved one was injured due to medical negligence, you have the right to file a medical malpractice claim against the responsible parties. However, a medical malpractice lawsuit can be very complicated and lengthy. You will likely need a medical expert to provide testimony about your case, and you may need various types of investigations performed.
That’s why medical malpractice victims are best represented by knowledgeable, experienced attorneys who are familiar with malpractice laws and regulations – like those at Ross Feller Casey.
At Ross Feller Casey, we are prepared to represent you in your medical malpractice lawsuit, as we have done successfully for many clients with cases like yours. We have Ivy League educated doctors on staff who can review medical records. We have a proven track record of winning record-setting cases and providing our clients with large, multimillion-dollar financial recoveries.
If you are a victim of medical malpractice, please contact our offices to schedule your free case review. We handle all malpractice cases on a contingency basis, so you are not charged until a financial recovery is made on your case.
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