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When the doctors, nurses, or hospital you trusted with your health have caused you harm, Burger Law steps in. Standing up against a medical professional or institution is not an easy task, but we are up to the challenge. With a team of experienced medical malpractice attorneys, we will get you the settlement you deserve.

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Medical Malpractice Lawyers St. Louis, Missouri, and Illinois

Medical Malpractice Lawyer St. Louis. Burger Law is an aggressive and dedicated medical malpractice law firm in St. Louis with a decades-long history of fighting and winning medical negligence cases for individuals and families throughout Missouri and Illinois. We have helped hundreds of victims of medical malpractice recover maximum compensation after suffering harm at the hands of doctors, nurses, hospitals, nursing homes, and other medical providers. When a medical provider’s negligence harms you or someone you love instead of making you well, you deserve the strongest legal representation available. We have the experience, knowledge, and history of success you want from your medical malpractice lawyer and we set ourselves apart from other St. Louis firms by our aggressive approach and painstaking commitment to your case. Find out how our medical malpractice lawyers can help you by speaking to us about your case for free at (314) 648-8348.

We trust that doctors know and do what is best for us. They are supposed to provide us with care and advice to help us stay safe and healthy or inform us when we have a life-threatening disease. We literally trust them with our lives when they treat and operate on us. But what can we do when a doctor gives us bad information or misses a critical opportunity for treatment? What are we to do when a surgeon makes a grievous mistake during surgery? When you or a family member has been harmed by a medical provider's action or lack of action, an experienced medical malpractice lawyer can protect you and help you obtain the recovery you deserve. Call our medical malpractice lawyers in St. Louis now and we will begin working on your case right away.

Medical care providers like physicians, nurses, and hospitals are required to meet a standard of care and follow well-established rules when treating a patient. When a provider violates a rule and that violation causes injury, illness, disability or death, it is a case of medical malpractice. Medical malpractice cases are inherently complex and involve questions about who is liable and how much your damages are worth, so it is crucial that you work with a medical malpractice lawyer in St. Louis who has the skill and commitment to fight for your complete recovery and demand accountability from large insurance companies, hospitals and other powerful entities. From physician negligence, nurse aid mistakes, failure to make an accurate diagnosis, infection after surgery, emergency room mistakes, and preventable deaths, our medical malpractice lawyers have the winning track record you want from your legal counsel on your medical malpractice case in Missouri or Illinois.

We are proud to be the most and best reviewed personal injury law firm in the St. Louis area and have earned a reputation for going above and beyond to obtain the best possible results for our clients. We demand complete compensation for your damages and will not rest until we you get the case result you deserve. Do not settle for less! Get on the road to recovery right away by hiring a trusted Burger Law medical malpractice lawyer to represent you. Begin by speaking to one of our medical malpractice lawyers about your case for free today by calling us at (314) 648-8348 or reaching us online.

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Requisits of a Medical Malpractice Case

For your case to constitute medical malpractice and for you to be able to hire a reputable medical malpractice attorney, there are several facts that must be true. To have a legitimate legal medical malpractice case against the doctor, nurse, hospital, or other medical provider, your case must meet the following:

  1. A doctor-patient relationship has to be established.

    The only way you can bring a case against a doctor or health professional is if you were actually a patient under their care.

  2. The doctor must have acted negligently in regards to your care.

    Our laws and our society require that medical professionals adhere to medical standards that qualify as acceptable care. Each patient has the right to demand and expect to be cared for by doctors, nurses, and other medical staff in a way consistent with these medical standards. Violations could include treatment that puts the patient in more harm, failing to administer treatment and procedures that would have helped the patient, misdiagnosing, and other mistakes in providing medical care.

  3. The doctor's negligence must cause you harm.

    It is not enough that the medical provider made a mistake that violated the standard of care. To have a valid medical malpractice case, the patient must have been harmed as a result of the medical provider's negligent acts. The patient is required to prove that it was the negligence of the medical provider, not any other reason, that caused them harm and that the harm would not have occurred if the medical provider had not committed said negligence.

  4. The doctor's negligence and your injury led to specific damages.

    Medical malpractice cases are expensive, drawn-out ordeals. The patient must show that the injury or illness they sustained at the hands of their medical provider caused them substantial damages, which could include permanent or temporary disability, loss of income, pain and suffering, relationship losses, medical and other bills, death, and more.

If you have any questions about these steps, what other factors can be used to expose medical negligence and medical malpractice, or if you need to speak with our medical malpractice lawyers in St. Louis now, feel free to call our team at (314) 648-8348. We don't charge any fees for our consultations, and we never ask for any attorneys fees unless we win your medical malpractice lawsuit.

Burger Law is a medical malpractice law firm that has helped hundreds of victims of medical malpractice recover from a complete range of medical malpractice cases involving negligent doctors, hospitals, nurses, nursing homes and other medical providers. If you're looking for a medical malpractice lawyer in St Louis, or in any other area of Missouri or Illinois, Burger Law has the experience, knowledge, and success rates to help you win your medical malpractice case.

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Winning your Medical Malpractice Case

We understand the pain and suffering that can occur with a medical malpractice case. In addition to handling the aftermath of what went wrong, mounting medical bills often become a major cause of concern and stress. We are aggressive in our approach and treat every case as if it will go to trial and demand complete compensation for the entirety of the extensive damages you have endured, including those for disability, loss of income, financial harm, further medical care, and pain and suffering. The seasoned medical malpractice lawyers at Burger Law can help you get the recovery you deserve.

Medical Malpractice Statutes

Missouri Statute 516.105 dictates the limitations and actions you can take in Medical Malpractice Claim in Missouri. If you or someone you love has been treated negligently by a doctor, you do have the right to recover the damages and harm that you were put through. Doctors should always make the best decisions regarding your health, and they should only advise you if they have the knowledge in that field of medicine. When a doctor acts outside of their scope or performs a surgery or medical procedure without providing the due care of skills required for that surgery, then errors can happen and you are legally owed compensation.

The Missouri statute on medical malpractice case defines the requirements that must be met to bring a medical malpractice case. It also establishes a time limit for victims to file a claim. Unlike other personal injury cases, in Missouri for a medical malpractice case you have only two years from the date of the incident to file a medical malpractice claim. The same is true in the state of Illinois. Your medical malpractice attorney at Burger Law will help ensure that you file your claim correctly and do not lose out on compensation due to a clerical error. In order for us to be most effective, it is very important that you contact us as soon as possible after suffering at the hands of a medical professional.

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Hire an Experienced Medical Malpractice Lawyer

Medical malpractice cases can be difficult to prove and take hard work to win. That is why it is essential to hire a skilled medical malpractice attorney who has experience representing and winning cases for medical malpractice victims in the St. Louis area. It takes a law firm that knows what to look for, how to present it, and how to successfully carry it out. Burger Law sets itself apart from other medical malpractice law firms in the area with our dedication and tenacity towards getting you justice. With millions of dollars won for our clients, our record speaks for itself.

  • Burger Law has recovered for clients injured by a large variety of medical malpractices including physician negligence, nurse errors, nurse aid mistakes, birth injuries, failure to diagnose cancer, infection and other maladies, surgery errors, and diagnostic errors.
  • Our medical malpractice attorneys are highly experienced in claims against internists, emergency room physicians, and specialists such as radiologists, obstetricians, and eye doctors.
  • Burger Law has represented medical malpractice victims with injuries including brain trauma, eye injuries, infection, surgery errors, heart or vein conditions, and many others that lead to permanent injury and even death.

When the negligence of a doctor or hospital harms you or a loved one, it is imperative that you hold them responsible with the help of a St. Louis medical malpractice lawyer. Gary Burger and his associates, the Burger Law firm, have been able to successfully recover compensation for hundreds of victims involved in a complete range of medical malpractice cases involving negligent doctors, hospitals, nurses, nursing homes and other medical providers. If you're looking for a medical malpractice lawyer in St Louis, or in any other area of Missouri or Illinois, our St. Louis injury attorneys have the experience, knowledge, and success rates to help you fight your medical malpractice case. Reach out to us right away and put your recover in the hands of the trusted medical malpractice lawyers of Burger Law. Call (314) 648-8348 now or contact us here.

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Medical malpractice cases are always complicated and challenging, and Burger Law welcomes that challenge in the name of bringing medical malpractice victims justice. We have decades of experiences and millions of dollars in settlements won for our clients in all types of personal injury cases. If you have been hurt by someone who was not a medical provide, you may have a different injury case we can help you win.

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We believe in providing free information and guidance to all injury victims. Find answers to common questions about medical malpractice and other personal injury claims here.

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How To Choose The Right Personal Injury Lawyer For Me

How do you determine which personal injury lawyer is right for you? As you've undoubtedly heard the disclaimer at the end of TV and radio commercials for law firms: the choice of a lawyer is important and should not be based solely upon advertisements. The key is to speak with the lawyer and de …

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How Long Do I Have to File a Personal Injury Claim?

Do you know how long you have to file a personal injury claim? Or when the best time is to file one? Is it better to do it immediately after your accident or to wait until you know how significantly your injuries have affected your life? These are just the beginning of the string of questions t …

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Who Can I Sue When I've Been In A Truck Accident?

If you've been in an accident where you were hit by a truck, your head is probably spinning even after you've gotten to safety. The accident very likely caused you substantial damages, from medical bills, lost wages, and other damages like pain and suffering. But unlike a regular passenger vehcile …

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