Perhaps you went to the doctor for a routine procedure and ended up with a lifelong injury. Or maybe a simple mistake during surgery has left you with additional pain or required additional procedures. Regardless of how you may have been injured, you are probably wondering whether you have a case.
So how do you determine if you have a case? Talking to an attorney is usually the best place to start. An attorney experienced in handling complicated medical malpractice cases can determine if your healthcare provider did not provide reasonable care. Doctors, hospitals and nurses have certain standards of care that they must meet. Mistakes happen, and sometimes those mistakes mean the proper standard of care was not met.
To learn more about Mishkind Kulwicki Law’s philosophy on standing up for injured patients and their families, see their recent article: “Do I Have a Medical Malpractice Case? And How Do I Prove it in Court?” The article also provides a link to a website that is an exhaustive reference of standards of care and guidelines compiled by others to help patients and attorneys navigate through the complexities of medical malpractice.