The Personal Injury Attorney
The days, weeks and months following a serious accident are difficult in any event, and require those involved to make decisions that will affect their ability to take care of themselves and their families. When injury or death results from the negligence of a trusted medical professional or institution, survivors need to deal with complex emotional issues in addition to medical and financial matters. The right personal injury attorney will provide practical advice, powerful legal advocacy and the support a client needs during a difficult time. How will you find the right attorney?
How to find the right attorney
LegalConnection is a complimentary service that discreetly and conveniently matches clients with attorneys by type of case and geographic area. You describe your problem, and shortly after that will be contacted by a lawyer or lawyers (no more than three) with appropriate experience. You then make arrangements for a consultation and case review.
Do you have a medical malpractice claim?
Not every tragic medical outcome entitles the patient to a medical malpractice claim. However, if you feel the negligence of a doctor, hospital or other medical professional contributed to an injury, you deserve to find out what really happened. Begin by arranging a free consultation (offered by nearly all personal injury law firms) with an experienced medical malpractice attorney. The lawyer will explain what your situation involves and how to proceed. The answers you are looking for may be in clear view in the patient's medical records, or may require an intensive investigation by experts.
- Obstetric and birth injuries, including cerebral palsy, brachial plexus injuries and shoulder dystocia
- Surgical errors and anesthesia errors
- Emergency room errors
- Failure to diagnose breast, testicular, skin or colon cancer
- Failure to diagnose a stroke or heart attack
- Failure to perform a cesarean section in a timely manner
- Failure to treat an infection
- Amputate the wrong limb
- Medication errors, drug overdoses
- Failure to note allergic reactions
Get the compensation you need and deserve
Find out what your claim is actually worth. Calculating the life-care cost of providing care for an infant who suffered a brain injury during birth or the loss of potential support a when a breadwinner dies prematurely from undiagnosed cancer is a complex process. A medical malpractice attorney will work with economic, life-care and medical experts to calculate the extent of your economic loss. You will then be able to make a well-informed decision on whether to accept a settlement offer or decide to go to trial. Get the compensation you need to take care of yourself and your family.
Don't delay. Protect your rights
It is important to retain an attorney as soon as possible after a medical accident. Evidence disappears; witnesses forget details and filing deadlines pass. Use LegalConnection today to find the right medical malpractice lawyer for your case, and protect your right to full compensation for your losses.
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