Medical Malpractice LawyerTaylorville, IL
We trust doctors to make the right decisions regarding our health. When they violate that trust, they should pay.
We rely upon doctors when we're sick or injured. 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 what can we do when a doctor gives us bad information? 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 Taylorville 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 you're in pain and running out of options. Our Medical Malpractice Lawyers in Taylorville 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 to be respected and have your case pursued by personal injury lawyers in Taylorville, 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 Taylorville
What is medical malpractice?
Medical Malpractice can happen when a doctor, healthcare professional, hospital, or other health service center acts in a negligent way or neglects to provide a standard of reasonable care, and this action leads to the patient being injured. 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 - For you to pursue a claim against a doctor, hospital, or health facility, you must first be able to prove that you were 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 the doctors negligence didn't cause you any injuries, you're case will be difficult to win.
- The Doctor's negligence and your injury led to specific damages - For any type of personal injury claim to work, you must have been damaged in some way, whether it is medically or financially. 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 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 Taylorville 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, you will need to have a letter from another doctor or health professional of similar training. This letter needs to state that party that provided medical care did so negligently or carelessly, and that another doctor with similar training would not have made the same mistake. So what does this mean? There has to be a deviation from the standard of care, and the deviation has to have caused harm to the patient. The deviation from the standard of care must be responsible for any further damages other than the original injury you saw the health professional for. 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 Taylorville, or if you would prefer to have a medical malpractice lawyer in Taylorville do the filing for you, our medical malpractice attorneys in Taylorville 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 Taylorville - Call Now
You've been hurt by a doctor, medical professional, or a hospital, and you need someone that will fight aggressively for your rights. 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 Taylorville 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.