How do I Know if I Have a Medical Malpractice Case?

how do i know if i have a medical malpractice case

We give our deepest condolences for your loved one’s loss. It’s unfair for them to suffer in a doctor or nurse’s hands that were supposed to bring healing, not death.

Their negligence doesn’t just affect the victim: it ripples into your family. You and your kids will deal with the devastating effects of medical malpractice. These include unexpected funeral costs, medical expenses, and other death-related bills.

If you are in this situation, your family’s livelihood depends on whether you have a legal case and whether a judge would accept it.

We want to tell you about what makes for a medical malpractice lawsuit and how to prove it in probate. This is a confusing and traumatic time for you and your relatives, so we want to ease you into the topic.

Early Signs of a Medical Malpractice Case

The kinds of newsworthy medical malpractice claims you may have heard of are often the extreme cases.

For instance, a doctor could have amputated someone’s arm by mistake or ignored a victim’s vital signs during a life-threatening surgery.

However, we believe most potential cases are subtle and hospitals will pass them off with “internal investigations”. You shouldn’t believe these claims since medical institutions pull them to protect their public image.

The doctor didn’t consider your medical concerns

Don’t always assume that a doctor who ignores your concerns is committing medical malpractice. But if they never deal with a medical condition or symptom you’ve brought up several times, there is cause for concern.

Treatment caused negative consequences the doctor never addressed

Your loved one’s doctor is responsible for all aspects of their care, including how medical treatments perform. They must consider prescription side effects and be responsible for how they affect the victim.

Someone on the medical team admitted fault

A clear red flag is when a staff member divulges blame on themselves or a doctor for a medical error. No matter what the hospital says, you should consider pursuing a medical malpractice lawsuit and take the matter seriously.

The facility is understaffed

Hospitals with less staff than required can create unnecessary medical negligence and life-or-death mistakes. The executive staff may have overwhelmed your loved one’s doctor with too many patients, creating fatal ramifications.

Types of Medical Malpractice

From the diagnosis all the way to the surgery, a doctor or nurse has a=the potential to make a decision that results in your loved one’s death. These touchpoints mark the different types of medical malpractice.

If you have experienced any of the following symptoms, take great caution in how you proceed with the situation. There is a high probability that the doctor’s negligence could earn you legal compensation.

You should consult with a medical malpractice lawyer that can give legal advice on whether you have a case or not.

Diagnosis Signs

A medical professional could have misdiagnosed, failed to diagnose, or delayed a diagnosis for a life-threatening condition.
Despite the lack of malicious intent, your family is still eligible to earn a settlement for the emotional and financial suffering you’d endured.

Treatment Signs

When a doctor makes one prescription request but accidentally writes the wrong dosage, it could end your loved one’s life.

Procedural Signs

These are the extreme medical malpractice lawsuits you’re familiar with, such as birth deaths or anesthesia errors from surgery.

Prove Medical Malpractice for the Highest Settlement

Rather than struggle with the loss of your loved one’s income and making ends meet, we recommend consulting with an experienced medical malpractice attorney.

They will help you make the legal petition before the statute of limitations has expired. And you don’t need informed consent from the negligent doctor in order to file.

A team of motivated lawyers partners with medical professionals to gather evidence by analyzing the autopsy and gathering expert witness testimony.

Their goal is to prove the relationship between the victim and the doctor, and the ignored duty of medical care that led to their death.

In the end, this air-tight legal case will prove medical malpractice and award your family the highest settlement possible. We face insurance companies head-on and ensure you receive justice according to medical malpractice laws.

Get Results for Your Medical Malpractice Lawsuit

You may be apt to file and try to win a medical malpractice claim without legal assistance. While you can do this, it will likely end without earning the money your family needs to survive.

Hospitals and medical institutions know this and hire their own attorneys to shift or cover the blame. They have the skill to bend the evidence toward their advantage, even though your loved one suffered the loss.

We believe you deserve legal representation that puts your family’s interests first and delivers results in court. That’s why we walk you through the process every step of the way.

Our medical malpractice lawyers don’t start your lawsuit and forget about you. We understand what it’s like to lose a loved one and are here to support you through this difficult loss.

If you want to begin a free consultation to see what our experienced legal representation could look like, give us a call at (334)-269-3230.

We can help you anywhere in the United States, including Alabama, Goeorgia, Washington DC, and Vermont.

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