Medical Malpractice Lawyer
What is Medical Malpractice?
Whether you or a loved one are ill, wounded, or otherwise need medical attention, you put great faith in your physicians, surgeons, and other medical professionals. You trust that they will work diligently to provide the utmost care to improve your health. You expect that your medical team will do what it takes to prevent any unnecessary complications or unwarranted deaths.
Unfortunately, in the United States, medical-related deaths are the third leading cause of death. This type of negligence is not acceptable. You have a right to expect exceptional care from health care providers. When they fail you or a family member, it is time to hold them accountable. You may be eligible to submit a medical malpractice claim if you or a loved one has experienced a serious injury, infection, or death.
When evaluating whether a medical practitioner has made an error, the court must consider what cautious medical practitioners would have done under similar circumstances. If the medical practitioners did not comply with the expected standard of care, then they may be found liable.
If you or a loved one has been a victim of medical malpractice in Orlando or Florida, please reach out to us. We will fight hard as your Florida medical malpractice lawyers to get you compensated for your loss.
Common medical malpractice cases involve:
- Misdiagnosis or delayed diagnosis
- Failure to recognize symptoms
- Failure to examine medical history
- Failure to listen to the patient
- Misreading of imaging or other test results
- Prescribing incorrect medication
Average of 85,000+ medical malpractice lawsuits annually
What to Do if You Have Been Injured
Take pictures and Document Your Experience
Try your best to take pictures or videos of the injuries that you suffered. Pictures from various angles can help us tell your story in a clear and powerful way. Document everything that you have experienced, all parties involved including your medical practitioner names and any witnesses involved.
Contact our office
Medical malpractice claims must adhere to procedural and legal guidelines or your claim may be lost. An attorney can properly present your claims for maximum value. Contact us immediately.
Do not Sign Anything
Do not sign any papers from the insurance company or medical provider. They want to settle your entire case for as low a sum of money. Many adjusters tell people to sign documents up front, sometimes for an initial payment of money and promise that more money will be paid later. In truth, the papers often release them from any future payments and the person’s entire claim is lost.
Do Not Provide A Written or Recorded Statement
Do not give the insurance company or medical provider a recorded or written statement. If you misspeak, the adjuster will try to use your own words against you. If you present your statement properly, the adjuster may “lose” it or refuse to provide you with a copy or alter it. If a statement is required, it should be done in the presence of your attorney, with a certified court reporter, and with a certified interpreter (if necessary).
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“I was scared to do anything about my accident but Attorney Jose Garcia is super personable and made me feel comfortable throughout my entire claim. Thank you!”
– J. Elliot
When Should I Call An Attorney After experiencing a Medical Injury?
Medical negligence must be reported and proved in a timely manner and comply with strict guidelines. Seek out professional medical malpractice attorneys immediately, who have the expertise and ability to fight for you.
How Do I Know if Your Firm is Right for me?
Contact us directly to speak with a legal expert about your medical injury. We will fight for your rights to ensure you get compensated for your injury and move on with your life.
If we cannot serve you for whatever reason, we will gladly refer you to another trusted law firm in Central Florida.
how long does a typical Medical Malpractice lawsuit take?
On average, a typical medical malpractice lawsuit could take between a year to three years from start to finish. We strive to do our best to shorten the amount of time it takes for you to get on with your life after a medical injury.
Frequently Asked Questions
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