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What Are The Obstacles In Having a Successful Surgical Malpractice Case?

A successful medical malpractice claim usually depends on the strength of the evidence showing serious consequences deriving from a medical error. If you do not collect all records, including medical bills, witness information, etc., and if you do not select your attorney carefully, you may fail to recover significant damages.

A medical malpractice claim is usually made by a person who has been suffering due to a doctor's negligence and needed to recover losses.

There are two types of recoverable damages you can claim in the course of a lawsuit for medical error: financial and non-monetary. However, bear in mind that in Florida caps exist on recoverable damages.

To make a successful claim of surgical error or medical error, you need to present complete and relevant records, such as medical records, medical bills, affidavits, witness information, expert testimony, etc., and be familiar with the statute of limitations and other legal details. Failure to make a strong case may alter your chances at recovering your damages.

For more details, contact The Law Offices of Sean M. Cleary.

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