If you or a loved one is suffering from an injury caused by medical malpractice you may be wondering how you will pay for your medical care or make-up lost wages while you recover. The answer is a medical malpractice lawsuit, which is almost impossible to file or win on your own. Medical malpractice cases are complicated and expensive; they require extensive research through document gathering and interviews, hiring expert witnesses and a deep understanding of medical malpractice laws. Hiring a medical malpractice lawyer is the most logical step. Like all personal injury cases, there are no upfront costs: you only pay a percentage of your settlement.
Medical malpractice cases are one of the most complicated types of personal injury law and the rules vary from state to state. An experienced medical malpractice lawyer is absolutely necessary to your lawsuit. He or she will be able to walk you through the process and fulfill the specific state requirements for medical malpractice lawsuits in your state. They know where to begin investigating your claim and how to get the information needed.
Because the attorney is paid a percentage of your settlement, he or she is highly motivated to get you the biggest settlement possible. An experienced medical malpractice lawyer will have the skills and knowledge to gather evidence and present your case in a way that gets the best result. Studies have consistently found that people who hire medical malpractice lawyers end up with more money even after paying a portion of the settlement for attorney fees.
In addition to extensive knowledge of the law, medical malpractice lawyers must also understand the medical errors and negligence that injure their clients. Many times an injured person believes that they were wrong but the reality is that very few personal injuries related to medical care are legitimate medical malpractice cases. The objectivity and knowledge that a qualified medical malpractice lawyer provides is therefore extremely important.
Even if you were not recovering from a personal injury, taking on a medical malpractice case on your own would be next to impossible. A medical malpractice lawyer removes this burden by handling all aspects of the case from document gathering to interviews to contacting the hospitals, insurance companies and courts so you can focus on recovering.
Medical malpractice lawyers put out a considerable amount of money to prepare for a winning medical malpractice lawsuit. From a legal support team to hiring expert witnesses, most people could not afford to get a case together. You will pay nothing for these services unless a settlement is won.
The Seattle personal injury attorneys at Morrow Kidman Tinker Macey-Cushman, PLLC have years of experience representing families harmed by medical malpractice. We seek justice for patients who have been harmed by preventable medical errors including birth injuries, hospital-acquired infections and wrongful death in Seattle and across Washington State. There are no fees or expenses to file a personal injury case as we only receive payment if we recover damages on your behalf. Do not delay; personal injury claims come with a Statute of Limitations, which means they must be filed within a certain time frame of the injury.
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