Medical Malpractice LawyerFlorissant, MO
We trust doctors to make the right decisions regarding our health. When they violate that trust, they should pay.
Doctors are supposed to cure our ailments when we're sick or hurt. They're tasked with helping us when we're sick and making sure that we get the care and medical attention we need. But we do when a doctor hurts us? If a doctor makes a terrible call regarding our health, what can we do? What options do we have to hold the doctors accountable?
Burger Law is an aggressive and dedicated Personal Injury Law Firm in Florissant with decades of experience and success in fighting doctors, hospitals, and health professionals that harm their patients. You went to the doctor seeking help, and they made it worse with either their missed diagnoses or bad medical choices that led to further complications. Now, after seeing the doctor, you are worse off and you need help. Our Medical Malpractice Lawyers in Florissant can help you get the care and compensation you deserve, and can also make sure that the doctor is held fully liable for their mistakes that have harmed you.
If you need help with a medical malpractice claim, and you want qualified, experienced and professional personal injury lawyers in Florissant, call or contact our team at 314-542-2222 or 618-272-2222. We don't charge any fees for our consultations, and we never ask for any attorneys fees unless we win your medical malpractice lawsuit.
Medical Malpractice Lawyer Florissant
What is medical malpractice?
Medical Malpractice occurs when a doctor, hospital, or other medical professional acts negligently and fails to provide a standard of reasonable care, and the patient is then subsequently harmed by this negligent act. This can happen in the form of errors in diagnoses, missed diagnosis, error in treatments, errors in after care or errors in health management.
You think that a doctor committed medical malpractice in your care. What now?
Here is a quick video explaining whether or not you have a medical malpractice case:
For your case to constitute medical malpractice there are several acts that the doctor, hospital, or health professional had to have made for it to be a legal medical malpractice case. Here are several examples:
- 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.
- The Doctor must have acted negligently in regards to your care - For the case to continue, the doctor must have acted negligently and made decisions or actions that another doctor would not have given the same circumstances.
- The Doctor's negligence has to have injured you - The doctor's negligence, whether it was a missed diagnosis or a botched surgery must lead directly to your injury or being further injured. If no injury or harm occurred, you're case may not be legally viable.
- The Doctor's negligence and your injury led to specific damages - For the case to be legally viable, you must have sustained damages directly relating to the doctors actions. If you can prove that your damages directly result from the doctor's or hospitals actions, your case can proceed.
If you need more information on medical negligence and medical malpractice, or if you need to speak with our medical malpractice lawyers in Florissant now, feel free to call our team at 314-542-2222 or 618-272-2222. We don't charge any fees for our consultations, and we never ask for any attorneys fees unless we win your medical malpractice lawsuit.
I've proven that my doctor has committed Medical Malpractice against me. What now?
With Medical Malpractice proven, you now need to file a Medical Malpractice Claim.
Here is a quick video detailing how to file a medical malpractice claim:
Filing a medical malpractice claim is similar to filing a personal injury claim. In both Illinois and Missouri, before you can pursue the case from a legal point of view, you will have to have another doctor or health professional write a letter. This letter needs to state that party that provided medical care did so negligently or carelessly, and that a doctor with the same specialism or training would not have made the error. So what does this mean? The damage or injury must have arisen from a deviation in the standard of care, and this change has to be the deciding factor in the caused harm to the patient. This deviation from the normal standard of care has to have caused further damages or injuries. If no damages resulted from the deviation, there is not a strong case for medical malpractice.
Having another doctor state that the doctor who you trusted acted negligently and that their negligence caused you harm is vital to the case. From this point, a medical malpractice case can proceed.
If you have any questions regarding where you can file a medical malpractice lawsuit in Florissant, or if you would prefer to have a medical malpractice lawyer in Florissant do the filing for you, our medical malpractice attorneys in Florissant can help you and make sure that your claim is taken seriously. To learn more about our firm, our medical malpractice lawsuit methods, or to see if you have a medical malpractice case, call our team at 314-542-2222 or 618-272-2222. We don't charge any fees for our consultations, and we never ask for any attorneys fees unless we win your medical malpractice lawsuit.
Medical Malpractice Lawyer Florissant - Call Now
A doctor or hospital harmed you, and now you need to pursue a medical malpractice case. You didn't want your life and your career to be thrown into disarray because of the negligent and reckless action of a doctor. You deserve to have an aggressive and talented legal team fight for you.
Burger Law is an experienced, dedicated, and aggressive Medical Malpractice Law Firm in Florissant and we can make sure that your concerns and needs are taken seriously. If you've been hurt, you deserve legal compensation. Call our team at 314-542-2222 or 618-272-2222. We don't charge any fees for our consultations, and we never ask for any attorneys fees unless we win your medical malpractice lawsuit.