Medical malpractice occurs when a doctor or other medical professional fall short in with accepted standards of medical care. As a victim of medical negligent care, having an experienced medical malpractice lawyer to represent you is essential. At DeLuca & Associates, LTD., we are committed to protecting your rights and helping you secure the compensation you are owed if you have been the victim of medical malpractice.
Reasons for Medical Malpractice
There are a variety of reasons why medical malpractice occurs. These include:
- Substandard medical treatment causing injury, harm, or death
- Failure to diagnose or misdiagnosis
- Neglect of a healthcare professional
- Surgical error
- Wrong dosage or incorrect medication prescribed
- Miscommunication among medical professionals
- Unnecessary delay of treatment or care
With an experienced medical malpractice attorney working on your behalf, you can have confidence entering into negotiations, mediation, or a courtroom trial. A skilled attorney can help you pursue the maximum compensation you deserve.
Some important reasons to work with a professional medical malpractice attorney as a medical malpractice victim include:
Ability to Obtain Vital Documentation
Attorneys with the right resources and experience can access crucial medical records and other information such as medical bills, insurance records, and proof of lost income to demonstrate the scope of the damages you have incurred.
Access to Expert Witnesses
Medical malpractice cases are often exceptionally technical and complex in nature. As a result, expert testimony is often required to establish important facts. An experienced medical malpractice attorney will have the necessary resources to obtain expert witnesses who can support your case.
You need an experienced and skilled medical malpractice attorney to effectively fight against insurance companies that have their own high-powered attorneys working to minimize their liability and required settlement payouts. An experienced advocate can determine fault, causation, liability, and the value of your claim.
As the plaintiff in a medical malpractice case, you need the involvement of an attorney who can perform the necessary research, analysis, and advocacy to bring your claim to a successful conclusion.
At DeLuca & Associates, LTD., our medical malpractice attorneys are here to fight for the justice and compensation you deserve if you have sustained an injury or illness resulting from medical malpractice or negligence. To set up a free consultation, give us a call today at 401.453.1500 or complete our contact form.