Medical Malpractice Lawyer in St Louis and Illinois
Medical Malpractice Attorney in St Louis, MO. Medical malpractice occurs when a doctor or another medical professional violates well-established rules of what should be done to properly treat a patient. Gary Burger and associates have the requisite experts to determine what mistakes were made and what damages caused your injuries.
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.
St. Louis Medical Malpractice Lawyers
When the negligence of a doctor or hospital harms you or a loved one, it is imperative to 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.
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. We offer free consultations. If you cannot come to one of our offices, we can travel to your home to meet with you. Time is of the essence in medical malpractice cases. Call our experienced and compassionate attorneys at Burger Law today to learn more.
Medical Malpractice Lawyer St. Louis, MO
Can I sue if the doctor makes an error in my surgery?
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 rights 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 to in that field of medician. 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.
- Burger Law has recovered for clients injured by a large variety of medical malpractices including physician negligence, nurse errors, nurse aid mistakes, 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.
Medical negligence can cause significant damages, 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. There are short time limitations to pursue a medical malpractice case of two years. Don’t settle for less! Get on the road to recovery by contacting Burger Law at (314) 542-2222 or completing our online contact form.
- It is estimated that between 28 and 50 % of the 1 million people who contract sepsis each year die. Many times the sepsis has gone undiagnosed for too long, and then not treated in a rapid manner with antibiotics to which the infection is sensitive. This is a very unfortunate situation which could have […]Continue Reading
- A 40-year-old diabetic woman with cataracts in both eyes has reached a $900,000 confidential settlement with a St. Louis County doctor whom she said performed unnecessary surgery that left her legally blind in one eye. Plaintiff’s attorney Gary Burger Jr., of Burger Law in St. Louis, said his client continued to have problems after a […]Continue Reading
- We represent the family of Timothy Frymire in a wrongful death and medical malpractice action against a general medical practice in Wayne County, Missouri. Tim was a wonderful young man who died on August 1, 2013 at the age of 20. He had been to his doctor’s office 7 hours before his death. He had also been there […]Continue Reading
- Our client here was seriously injured when an emergency room did not properly treat her brain aneurysm. By providing a spinal tap, the injury could have been averted. That treatment would also have resulted in the patient being retained for observation and helped treat the rupture of her aneurysm two days later. Burger Law aggressively […]Continue Reading
- We represented the wife and family of Steven Jones, a gentlemen who went to Barnes Hospital because he was having chest pains and associated symptoms. They failed to do appropriate studies to diagnose him. He did not have a heart problem, but rather a condition called a dissecting aortic aneurysm, which occurs when the aorta […]Continue Reading
- Katherine Bendyke should have been diagnosed with cancer and her primary doctor failed to make the correct diagnosis and treat her for her cancer. This caused her to significantly lose her chance to survive this, and she ultimately did not. Lost chance of survival case was maintained instead of a straight wrongful death case because […]Continue Reading
- We recently settled the case for Peccola Tippett, who was dropped and sustained injuries at a local nursing home. Peccola was in her eighties and had significant health issues. However, she should not have been dropped. This caused a closed head injury. Like with any older person suffering such an injury, she was more susceptible […]Continue Reading
- We represented the daughter of Sonja Douglas. She was taking Fentanyl prescribed by Janssen Pharmaceuticals pursuant to doctor’s orders. Fentanyl is a highly effective and toxic pain reliever that is put in patches and stuck to the skin and administered to the person transdermally. However, Janssen has had problems (it did not disclose to its […]Continue Reading
- We represented the family of Robert Althage, who died because of St. Louis-based KV Pharmaceuticals and Ethex Corporation’s failure to put the right amount of morphine in their morphine sulfate tablets. These drugs were recalled by KV Pharmaceuticals and Ethex, and both of these companies almost went out of business. They were subjected to fines […]Continue Reading
- Gary Burger represented the family of a child who had hip dysplasia in a medical malpractice case. This occurred because her physician did not do a hip-click test as he should when the child was in early development. This resulted in this child needing to be in a double-leg cast for a long period of […]Continue Reading
- We settled this case while picking the jury on the first day of trial. It was challenging because our client had committed suicide while on suicide watch at St. John’s Mercy Medical Center. The physician had prescribed her lethal doses of Fentanyl and a Fentanyl patch for her arm, despite believing she was an imminent […]Continue Reading
- Burger Law represents families of children affected by cerebral palsy, when caused by the negligence of the doctor during delivery. Sometimes during delivery, a doctor will not adequately and properly monitor whether a child is in distress and/or is getting sufficient oxygen and blood supply. That is why doctors use fetal heart monitors to assess […]Continue Reading
- After a cesarean section birth, the plaintiff’s surgeon left a sponge in her abdomen. This was not diagnosed for seven days after her surgery, despite x-rays that were incorrectly read by the radiologist who misidentified the surgical sponge left in her. After a painful week of system blockage and stomach swelling, the sponge was noted […]Continue Reading
- Gary Burger settled Rebecca and Joshua Aubuchon v. Arthur Casey, a medical malpractice case in the City of St. Louis, Missouri. We pursued this case because Dr. Casey violently yanked and pulled on Joshua during delivery. The nurses immediately noted Joshua’s left arm was not moving properly. The family learned later that Joshua had suffered […]Continue Reading
- Our client broke his wrist. The wrist is a complicated structure. When treating a broken wrist, special care must be taken to determine the type of break and its effect on the surrounding nerves and tissue. Our client had a dislocated lunate – his bone impinged on a nerve and there was a small window […]Continue Reading
- Gary Burger settled a medical malpractice case for over $1 million. Our client, Kelly Sinn, was diagnosed with, but not properly treated for, a brain aneurysm. Kelly went to a Southern Illinois emergency room and the ER doctor diagnosed a recent brain aneurysm Kelly had as a “thunderclap” headache or the worst headache of your […]Continue Reading