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If you have been seriously injured by the fault of another, if you know someone who has died in some type of an accident or if you feel you have been the victim of hospital, doctor, or medical malpractices, SelectCounsel, LLC can help you find one of the best lawyers for your case.
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What is Medical Malpractice?
Medical malpractice is professional negligence and failure to provide necessary treatment to patients (by a healthcare provider) that causes personal injury. In other words, an act or omission by a health care provider which deviates from accepted standards of practice in the medical community and which causes injury or (substantial loss of income) to the patient can be termed as a case of medical malpractice.Medical malpractice has become the third leading cause of death in the United States, after deaths from heart disease and cancer. (Source: JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association)
Medical Malpractice Conditions
Here are some of the most common medical malpractice conditions which occur as a result of negligence of your doctor or other healthcare provider:
Cerebral Palsy : Cerebral Palsy Lawsuit: Cerebral palsy is a condition that is often the result of a birth injury, and this can be caused by medical malpractice or
Erbs Palsy : Erb's Palsy can have a lot of financial needs associated to the condition and when medical malpractice or negligence contributed or caused the birth injuries resulting in Erb's Palsy, compensation is available. If you are exploring the possibility of filing a medical malpractice lawsuit over Erb's palsy
Birth Defect Litigation : Birth defects and injuries can result from a number of different causes. If one of your loved ones has been the victim of a birth defect as a result of medical malpractice then read this
Birth Injury : Birth injury cases often have very large settlements, and therefore require the highest level of legal expertise. Birth injuries can be caused by mistakes made by doctors or hospitals in a number of different ways including medical malpractice
Cancer Misdiagnosis : If you or someone you love has suffered harm as a result of a cancer misdiagnosis, you have the right to take medical malpractice action against the doctor or hospital. In many instances, people are diagnosed with cancer only after it has been
Nursing Home Abuse : It is very important to have an experienced medical malpractice lawyer who has expertise in the handling and presentation of a nursing home abuse case
About Personal Injury
If you are injured because someone was negligent and suffered a broken bone, a cut, a bruise or on a more serious note TBI traumatic brain injury, brain injury, spinal cord injury, closed head injury, fall down cases, lead poisoning, dog bite injury, auto accidents or any other serious personal injury as a result of accident or attack (by a medical professional, individual, pets, employer or nursing home or hospital), you may be able to get compensation.
Personal Injury Conditions
Here are some of the most common personal injury conditions which occur as a result of negligence of the fault of someone else:
Wrongful Death : A wrongful death occurs when a person is killed due to the negligence or misconduct of another individual, company or entity. A surviving dependent or beneficiary of the deceased person could start a case against the person responsible for the death of the deceased
TBI Traumatic Brain Injury : Traumatic brain injury (TBI), traumatic injuries to the brain, also called intracranial injury, or simply head injury, occurs when a sudden trauma causes.
Brain Injury : Because the types and degrees of brain injuries are so varied, the general symptoms can be quite different. The physical symptoms can range from coma and paralysis to seizures to headaches and extreme fatigue
Spinal Cord Injury : It is critical not to do anything that might have a negative affect upon you case. An experienced attorney might advise you not to give any statements or sign any authorizations so it is important to get the advice of an experienced attorney before you do something that could have a negative impact upon your case.
Closed Head Injury : It is very important to have an experienced personal attorney who has expertise in the handling and presentation of closed head injury claims. Your attorney will be able to suggest a team of experts that can range from private investigators to psychologists to vocational rehabilitation therapists to economists to help develop your case.
Fall Down Case : An experienced personal injury attorney might also hire a private investigator to uncover and develop the supporting evidence and testimony that would be necessary to advance your claim as well as be able to suggest a team of experts that can range from private investigators to doctors to economists to help develop your case.
Lead Poisoning : It is extremely important to have an experienced personal attorney who has expertise in the handling and presentation of a lead poisoning case. It is critical not to do anything that might have a negative affect upon your case. An experienced attorney might advise you not to give any statements or sign any.
Dog Bite Injury : If you, or someone you know, is bitten or attacked by a dog you should obtain immediate medical care to rule out the risk of rabies, infection or other complications. After seeking medical care, you should.
Airplane Crashes : Although commercial airline travel is generally considered to be one of the safest methods of travel, tragedies can and do occur.
Auto Accidents : Whether you are injured in a car accident, automobile accident, motorcycle accident, truck accident, train accident bus accident, accident on a common carrier, pedestrian accident, boat accident.
Medical Malpractice & Personal Injury Articles & Resources
Following is the list of useful articles related to medical malpractice and personal injury cases, lawyers and lawsuit claims.
CLAIMS ADJUSTERS AND WHY IT IS IMPORTANT TO HIRE A LAWYER
Insurance company claims adjusters are professional negotiators who have extensive experience in dealing with claimants who are not represented by attorneys. These adjusters use an array of techniques that include intimidation, befriending you and a number of other psychological methods designed to get you to accept the least amount of money possible for your claim. If you have a serious injury, wrongful death or medical malpractice case, you should always contact us so we can find you an experienced lawyer before dealing with the other party’s insurance company to avoid creating problems for yourself.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ON MEDICAL MALPRACTICE AND PERSONAL INJURY CASES AND LAWYERS
This article answers almost all of your questions regarding medical malpractice and personal injury cases, cost involved, compensation amount, claims, lawsuits and more.
PREPARING TO TESTIFY IN MEDICAL MALPRACTICE AND PERSONAL INJURY CASE
If you are preparing to testify in a medical malpractice or personal injury case or ina process to file a case, then you MUST read this article.
WHAT IS MY MEDICAL MALPRACTICE OR PERSONAL INJURY CASE WORTH?
Determining the value of any personal injury, wrongful death or medical malpractice case is both an art and a science. Because there is no mathematical formula that can be used to put a value on a case, it is very important that you have an experienced attorney utilize their knowledge, experience and visceral feel for determining the value of your case. It should be stressed that no case should be settled until such time as the injured party has reached maximum medical improvement.
THE LITIGATION PROCESS OF MEDICAL MALPRACTICE OR PERSONAL INJURY CASE
Ninety-five percent of all personal injury claims are resolved before trial. Experienced lawyers know that the best way to settle a case is to prepare it for trial. In order to do this, lawyers for both parties follow a heavily scripted process in which documents are exchanged, questions are posed, witnesses, including experts, are disclosed, depositions are conducted, and evidence is gathered to build a strong case.
UNDERGOING AN INDEPENDENT MEDICAL EXAMINATION (IME) ?
An independent medical examination is set up by the Defendant’s insurance carrier to help bolster their claim that you are either not injured or that your injuries are less than what your doctor states.