Contact a Lacey medical malpractice lawyer if you have been harmed by a doctor and are wondering if you have legal options. Our attorneys have helped many clients successfully recover compensation for medical malpractice. Thanks to our decades of combined experience, we’ll be able to tell you after a free case review if we think you might be eligible for compensation, too.
However, it’s important to understand upfront that not every medical error is grounds for a lawsuit. Read on to learn a little more how this area of the law works.
Malpractice can occur at any point in the process of getting medical care and can happen at the hands of a variety of professionals.
Here are a few examples of how we’ve seen malpractice occur:
However, just because one of these incidents happened to you, doesn’t mean that pursuing a medical malpractice lawsuit is the right move.
Bringing a medical malpractice lawsuit forward requires a lot of time and money. At Ladenburg Law, we will cover these costs upfront for our clients. This contingency-fee arrangement means more victims get access to the legal representation they need when they need it most. However, it also means that we can’t take every case.
Cases that we’re likely to accept have a few things in common:
If this list is resonating with you, please contact our offices for a free case review. We recognize that every situation is different, and we’d love to answer all your questions and provide you with targeted legal advice.
We mentioned in the last section that in a malpractice case, a doctor deviates from the standard of care. This is a key component to understand because proving your case hinges on it.
According to Washington State Law (RCW 7.70.040), you need to demonstrate that:
The health care provider failed to exercise that degree of care, skill, and learning expected of a reasonably prudent health care provider at that time in the profession or class to which he or she belongs, in the state of Washington, acting in the same or similar circumstances.
Part of our work as malpractice lawyers is to investigate the facts of what happened and consult with qualified experts to establish if a breach occurred. This is just another reason why it’s to your advantage to team with us for your malpractice case.
The first step is to reach out to a Lacey medical malpractice lawyer and request a free case evaluation. One of our lawyers would be happy to speak with you. There’s no risk or obligation, so why not call us today?