Medical professionals help you and your loved ones stay healthy. However, sometimes things don’t go as planned, and you might find yourself asking if you can sue your doctor. Doctor negligence lawsuits can be difficult since you are suing someone you once trusted with our health. However, this complicated and stressful legal action is sometimes necessary in order to help the victims of negligent medical care.
If you have questions regarding medical malpractice and the possibility of suing your doctor, contact us as soon as possible to discuss your case since statute of limitations laws limit how long you can wait to sue before your claim expires.
At Staver Accident Injury Lawyers, P.C. we can help you understand your rights if you or a loved one are the victims of medical negligence. Call us today at .
Your doctor can successfully be sued if they breached the “standard of care” when treating you, and if it can be shown that this was what caused you harm. The standard of care is what is determined as the acceptable quality of care and treatment from a doctor in your circumstances. Staver Accident Injury Lawyers, P.C. has experience in defining the standard of care in our cases and showing when a negligent medical professional fell short in doing so
Your experienced medical malpractice lawyer will have to demonstrate several factors to the court in your medical malpractice lawsuit. These factors are:
With a successful conclusion to your medical malpractice case, you can collect damages for things such as medical bills, lost work, and pain and suffering. While it is possible that your case will go to court and conclude in a ruling for damages, it is also possible that your case will settle for an award before going to trial. Staver Accident Injury Lawyers, P.C. has experience in negotiating with the lawyers of your doctor’s insurance company, and we can make sure you understand the pros and cons of agreeing to a settlement offer.
The law in Illinois is meant to “make you whole again”. This is an attempt to get you back to where you were before your doctor’s negligence caused you harm. The law does not promote the idea of a windfall in which the damages you receive are clearly much greater than was the harm caused to you. There is no limit to how much you can get in damages, and your lawyer will use their skills to get you the result that works best for you.
You have rights as a patient, and the law does allow for you to sue a doctor who was negligent in treating you. Staver Accident Injury Lawyers, P.C. has the compassion and experience to understand your case and fight for you in a malpractice lawsuit. Do not delay in seeking the help that you need. Call us today at .