Medical Malpractice LawyerPacific, MO
We trust doctors to make the right decisions regarding our health. When they violate that trust, they should pay.
We trust that doctors know what's best for us. They're supposed to provide us with a plan of action to stay healthy, or inform us when we have a life-threatening disease. But we do when a doctor hurts us? What are we to do when they make a grievous mistake during surgery? What options do we have to hold the doctors accountable?
Burger Law is an aggressive and dedicated Personal Injury Law Firm in Pacific with a proven record of holding doctors responsible for the negligent, dangerous, and damaging actions. You trusted that the doctor had your health and well being at the top of their concerns, but through their negligence they only made it worse. Now, after seeing the doctor, you are worse off and you need help. Our Medical Malpractice Lawyers in Pacific will fight aggressively for your rights and recovery and make sure the doctor or hospital pays.
If you need help with a medical malpractice claim, and you want to make sure that your case is taken seriously and pursued by professional personal injury lawyers in Pacific, 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 Pacific
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 a few different acts that must have taken place for the case to qualify as legal medical malpractice case. Here are several examples:
- A Doctor-Patient relationship has to be established - This step is important in the case because it validates that you were indeed a patient under their care.
- The Doctor must have acted negligently in regards to your care - For the case to proceed further, the doctor must have acted negligently and acted in ways that another doctor of similar training would not have.
- 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 the doctors actions didn't lead to any further damages, your case will be harder to argue in court.
- The Doctor's negligence and your injury led to specific damages - You must have sustained damages relating to the actions of the doctor, hospital, or health professional. If you can prove that your damages directly result from the doctor's or hospitals actions, your case can proceed.
If you have any questions regarding medical negligence and medical malpractice, or if you need to speak with our medical malpractice lawyers in Pacific 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, that another doctor, with training or experience similar to the operating doctor, would not have made the same medical choices or errors. 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.
When it’s time to file the lawsuit, you have to name the doctor, hospital or practician in the lawsuit, and you will also need a certificate or a letter signed by another doctor that there was negligence involved in the care you received, and that the negligence caused you harm. From this point, a medical malpractice case can proceed.
If you have any questions regarding where you can file a medical malpractice lawsuit in Pacific, or if you would prefer to have a medical malpractice lawyer in Pacific do the filing for you, our medical malpractice attorneys in Pacific 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 Pacific - Call Now
You're suffering from medical malpractice, and you need someone who will take your case seriously. You didn't ask to be hurt, you didn't ask to lose work and wages and you didn't ask for your health to get worse at the hands 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 Pacific and we can make sure that your life, health, care, and compensation are protected and fought for. 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.