Michigan has many top hospitals with reputations for providing high-quality medical care. However, no matter what medical facility provides your treatment, professionals can make serious mistakes and cause life-changing injuries to patients of all ages.
You can’t turn back the clock and prevent a medical error from happening, but you can protect your rights to compensation after an injury. If you suffered harm due to a medical professional’s negligence, the medical malpractice attorneys at Michigan Injury Lawyers can investigate your case. If you have a claim, we will help you get the compensation you need for your past and future medical bills, lost income, pain, and suffering.
Our Michigan medical malpractice lawyers want to help you with your claim. Contact our legal staff today for your free initial consultation form.
We Stand Up to Doctors and Hospitals
Michigan has many well-respected hospitals, including:
- University of Michigan Hospitals
- Beaumont Hospitals
- Spectrum Health Campuses
- DMC Harper University Hospital
- Ascension Providence Hospital
- Henry Ford Hospital
- Bronson Methodist Hospital
- St. Joseph Mercy
- Mercy Health St. Mary’s
Even a top-rated hospital can be the location of medical mistakes and patient injuries.
These facilities and their doctors have insurance policies to protect against malpractice claims, and these insurers are ready to fight liability whenever possible. Hospitals and doctors do not want their reputations to suffer due to malpractice allegations, so they often aggressively defend against claims.
Our lawyers do not hesitate to stand up to large medical providers to fight for our clients. It might seem like a David vs. Goliath fight, but having our legal team on your side evens the playing field. Reach out today no matter where your medical injuries happened.
What Is Medical Malpractice?
When a medical professional or facility’s failure to provide you with an acceptable level of care causes you harm, you may have a medical malpractice claim.
A valid medical malpractice claim must prove that:
- Your doctor or medical facility violated the accepted standard of medical care.
- The violation caused your injuries.
- Your injuries resulted in personal damages.
You can hold many parties responsible for medical negligence, including:
- Emergency room personnel
- Government institutions
- Lab technicians
- Nursing homes
- Pharmaceutical companies
- Physician assistants
Pinpointing who was negligent and how is often complicated, but we have the necessary resources to determine which parties should be liable for your injuries.
Michigan Medical Malpractice FAQs
Below are some common questions our attorneys hear from potential clients. Contact us directly to discuss any specific questions you have.
What are common types of medical malpractice Michigan?
Medical malpractice can happen in many ways, including:
- Failure to diagnose
- Hospital malpractice
- Delay of treatment
- Surgical errors
- Improper discharge
- Medication errors
- Birth injuries
All of these can cause devastating - if not fatal - injuries to patients, who often require additional costly medical care.
What damages can a Michigan medical malpractice case recover?
The damages available for medical malpractice injuries are similar to other personal injury claims.
Many people receive compensation for:
- Past and future medical bills
- Past and future lost earnings
- Pain and suffering
- Permanent injuries
- Wrongful death
We review your losses and assess the value of your medical malpractice claim. Then, we fight for the insurance companies to provide total compensation for your losses.
When should I call a medical malpractice lawyer?
The time to consult with a law firm is now. Medical malpractice claims have time limits, and you want to protect your rights to the compensation you need. Seek legal help as soon as you discover you suffered injuries due to a possible medical error.
Our Michigan Medical Malpractice Lawyers Can Help You
Determining if a medical provider’s negligence qualifies as medical malpractice can be challenging, and legal deadlines apply when filing a lawsuit. Don’t wait—call Michigan Injury Lawyers now. Our experienced Michigan personal injury lawyers can analyze your medical records and take the steps necessary to protect your legal rights. Call us today at (888) 454-0801 or contact us online for your free claim evaluation.