If you sustained a serious injury as a consequence of medical malpractice, our law firm will help you recover the compensation you deserve and hold the negligent party responsible for their actions.
As the third leading cause of death in the country, medical malpractice causes approximately 250,000 people to pass away every year in the U.S. In Florida, between 3,000 and 5,000 deaths occur annually due to medical malpractice and over 2,000 cases are filed against physicians.
However, the law is consistent with the rights of the patient.
Thus, payment for a medical malpractice claim takes place every 43 minutes. Only 5% of the compensation results from jury verdicts. The rest is recovered through settlement before trial, ranking Florida as fifth in the US for payments made to patients. According to statistics, 13% of doctors who have five malpractice cases against them were disciplined.
If you are the subject of a medical malpractice case, you should take all the necessary measures in order to prove that a medical professional was negligent in offering care or treatment. Generally speaking, an injured patient must be able to prove the following: