If your child has been the victim of medical negligence, you have certain legal rights. Doctors and healthcare providers who injure their patients are obligated to pay compensation for all losses including medical bills and costs, lost income, pain and suffering, emotional distress and wrongful death. While Florida law provides injured victims with the right to pursue full compensation after injury caused by medical negligence, actually obtaining the money you deserve can be challenging. An experienced Okeechobee medical malpractice attorney can help you to pursue your claim and fight for full compensation for medical negligence.
No one likes to think about doctors making mistakes and hurting their patients. Unfortunately, medical mistakes are made everyday by all different healthcare providers. Estimates indicate that as many as 200,000 people die each year as a direct result of medical negligence. Even more patients suffer serious injury as a result of medical error. While doctors are prone to a variety of different types of mistakes, some of the most common errors that lead to a claim of medical malpractice include:
When doctors make these and other mistakes, a patient suffers the consequences. In some cases, more expensive and more invasive treatment will become necessary as a result of the doctor's error. In other situations, the harm done will be incurable or will lead to death.
A personal injury can occur in a variety of ways, but almost all have the same results in common. Suddenly, your life is disrupted and possibly jeopardized physically, emotionally, and financially by an accident or incident which could have been prevented.
A fair settlement is not what you can expect to receive from the insurance company. Their goal is to reduce payouts on claims so they can remain highly profitable. Our proven and committed legal team understands the tactics these companies regularly use to pay claimants as little as possible. We routinely battle their schemes in and out of court, and have developed effective methods for doing so.
With a legal team of more than 30 lawyers and more than 140 staff, including investigators and other assistants, we have the resources needed to get the job done efficiently. With our No-Fee Guarantee, you can bring your personal injury case to us with confidence, knowing you will pay nothing until we recover the compensation you deserve. Throughout the entire case, we will be by your side, providing the guidance you need.