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How to Determine if Your Medical Malpractice Claim Is Valid

How to determine if your medical malpractice claim is valid

Are you considering filing a medical malpractice claim? If you want to file a claim, it’s essential to ensure your claim is valid.

Most medical claims are filed because a medical professional either did not provide a patient with the expected level of care or did not adequately explain the risks of a procedure, medication, or treatment to a patient.

We’ll explain:

At Sommers Roth and Elmaleh, our medical malpractice lawyers can help you determine if you have a valid claim.

What elements need to be present to have a valid medical malpractice case?

You can’t file a malpractice claim simply because you feel a medical professional made an error or you aren’t happy with the treatment they provided.

To have a valid case, you must be able to prove that you did not receive adequate care. These are the four things your medical malpractice lawyers must be able to prove:

Malpractice lawyers can place claims against more than just one medical professional. A claim can be made against multiple providers or even an entire hospital or other healthcare facilities.

What are the most common types of medical malpractice?

Refusal to provide care

While a doctor can refuse to provide care if they are not qualified to treat your specific condition or illness, they can’t refuse care for other reasons such as your gender, race, or skin colour.

Failure to obtain consent

Failure to obtain consent medical malpractice takes two primary forms:

Medical negligence

Medical negligence applies to any malpractice not covered by the other two types. An example of medical negligence would be a misdiagnosis or an error made during surgery.

Talk to some medical malpractice lawyers to learn more about what type of medical malpractice you may have been subject to.

Why should I consult with medical malpractice lawyers if I want to file a claim?

There are several reasons it’s essential to consult with lawyers if you want to file a claim:

The purpose of filing a lawsuit is to obtain compensation for damages. Malpractice lawyers can explain some of the compensation you may be eligible for, such as lost wages, medical expenses, and pain and suffering.

How can Sommers Roth and Elmaleh help me?

At Sommers Roth and Elmaleh, our experienced medical malpractice lawyers have dealt with many different types of medical negligence and malpractice claims, including:

When you contact us for a free consultation, we’ll ask you to tell us about the details of your case and any supporting evidence you have. We’ll also discuss how this has impacted you and your family’s lives and inform you if we think you have a valid case.

Working with our awyers is your best opportunity to successfully pursue and win your medical malpractice case.

It’s Important To Know If You Have a Valid Case Before You Try to Pursue It

It can be stressful and exhausting to pursue these claims, so it’s vital to ensure you have a valid case before you start.

At Sommers Roth and Elmaleh, we can explain to you what elements need to be present to have a valid case, the different types of medical malpractice, and why you should consult with medical malpractice lawyers if you want to pursue a case.

Our dedicated lawyers can help you understand what kind of damages you may be eligible for, what the steps are in pursuing a case, and how we can help you fight and win.

Contact Us to Learn More About Working With Medical Malpractice Lawyers

Your best chance of winning your case is with the help of medical malpractice lawyers. To learn more about how we can help you, call us at 416-961-1212 or contact us online.

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