After a medical mistake has caused serious injury or a loss, contact an experienced medical malpractice lawyer to ensure a more secure future.
Everyone believes that most medical professionals don’t make mistakes on purpose. However, intentional or not, medical errors can cause serious injury or even death.
For these types of unique and complex situations, it is extremely important to choose an experienced team of medical malpractice attorneys that can help evaluate negligence and walk you through your options.
We can help you understand your options.
Medical malpractice claims stem from the failure of a healthcare provider to provide a level of care that meets the accepted standards of practice for their profession, resulting in the injury or death of a patient. A healthcare provider may be a doctor, nurse, psychiatrist, dentist, chiropractor, podiatrist, hospital or any other medical professional involved in the diagnosis or treatment of a patient.
- Missed or delayed diagnoses
- Lack of informed consent
- Surgical or anesthesia errors
- Obstetric/labor and delivery errors
- Improperly prescribed or dispensed medication
- Patient neglect
- Infections, failure to keep wounds clean
- And more
Medical malpractice cases present a unique set of challenges that require a thorough understanding of both medical and legal issues.
In addition to experienced trial and medical malpractice attorneys, Ball Eggleston employs the professional expertise of physicians and nurses to help evaluate issues related to each medical malpractice case to thoroughly examine the issues from both a medical and legal perspective.
In Indiana, you usually have two years from the injury to file a proposed complaint with the Indiana Department of Insurance.
In some situations, notice must be given before this or you lose your claim. In limited other situations, a longer period is allowed. The calculation of the time period to file your claim can be different from regular personal injury claims.
Make sure you speak with an experienced medical malpractice attorney to determine which limitations apply to your specific medical malpractice case.
Most surgeries do not carry any guarantee about the results. Therefore, a successful claim, in this case, would mean proving that the physician deviated from the standard procedure of care.
Fight for a more secure future.