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It’s the job of members of the medical professional to do thier best to relieve pain and treat patients. However, thousands of people are injured every year in Missouri, and throughout the United States due to mistakes and negligence of doctors, nurses, and various other hospital staff.
We understand that medical errors occur and people are injured or killed due to medical mistakes and that health care professionals have taken an oath to provide a proper standard of care to their patients. Our St. Louis medical malpractice lawyers experience in personal injury and medical malpractice has helped our clients and their families obtain fair settlements.
Medical malpractice/medical negligence occurs when a health care provider causes injury or death when treating a patient and the care they provide falls below the accepted ‘standard of care’. Medical malpractice includes:
Call an experienced St. Louis medical malpractice lawyer. You may also request a copy of your medical records to have them on hand for the attorney to review. Remember to write down events as they occur so they are fresh in your mind.
Not always. Remember that not all medical mistakes are considered to “fall below the standard of care” and do not qualify as medical malpractice. Let the experienced medical malpractice attorneys at The Klenofsky Law Firm review your case to assist in making the determination as to whether you have a medical malpractice suit.
The statute of limitations to file a medical malpractice lawsuit in Missouri is relatively short and 2 years from the date of the malpractice event. Also, the time period varies for people who are 18 and minors. We recommend that you contact an experienced medical malpractice law firm as soon as you suspect that medical negligence has occurred.
You can attempt to look up a physician’s legal history on CaseNet in Missouri. You can also attempt to perform a search on the Missouri Board of Registration for the Healing Arts. Here you can see if any disciplinary action has been taken against a physicians’ medical license.
The facts of each case will be different, therefore, settlement amounts of each case are vaired. Missouri has a law which limits the pain and suffering aspect of a Missouri medical malpractice case. However, Missouri does not limit the amount of past or future medical bills and lost wages. Of course, other factors will affect the value of a medical malpractice case as well.
The Klenofsky Law Firm has qualified Medical malpractice attorneys dedicated to ensuring that people injured due to medical malpractice receive maximum compensation. Missouri Medical Malpractice lawyers at The Klenofsky Law Firm will fight the insurance company for you. Don’t battle the insurance company alone. The insurance company will attempt to pay you as little as possible. They will try to minimize what has been taken and even make you feel guilty. You will never pay us anything out of your own pocket. We make this guarantee to you.