Las Vegas Medical Malpractice Attorney
Despite the advance of medicine technology and improvement of medical treatment in the 21st century, medical malpractice lawsuits are still a common problem. This is because it can sometimes be proved that some patients’ health has suffered as a result of medical negligence. In the U.S. alone, medical errors lead to estimated 200,000 deaths each year. Many significant medical malpractice cases occur even though the initial condition of a patient hasn’t originally been that serious. In such an event, health providers, and insurance companies will often try to persuade you that the negative outcome you’ve experienced is not necessarily a result of medical negligence; or that taking this to the courtroom is going to be both expensive, and stressful for you, and therefore you should settle for what is on offer.
If you or a loved one is a victim of medical malpractice, it is essential to seek legal help. Remember, the medical providers are all supported by powerful attorney firms, and it’s essential that if you have to take the legal route to seek compensation, then you are equally as well represented in a court of law. Even if you are not sure whether your case qualifies for medical malpractice prosecution, it is strongly recommended to at least consult with an attorney to find out what legal routes are available to you. Health providers and their insurance companies count on the fact that you aren’t properly advised when it comes to your legal options and often save millions of dollars because of poorly handled medical malpractice cases, or because victims simply accept a lower amount than they would have been awarded in courts because they don’t want to risk losing a battle in court.
Donn W. Prokopius, Chtd. has years of experience in handling medical malpractice cases. Our team of lawyers is well known in the Las Vegas area for being tough and successfully protecting the clients’ medical malpractice interests. Contact us today at (702) 474-0500 and we will schedule a FREE consult, where we will thoroughly review the details around your particular case and advise you on the best way to proceed. Since there could be statutes of limitation (meaning certain deadlines that a potential lawsuit should meet and have action taken by) we recommend you do that as soon as possible.
Unfortunately, not all health care providers are going to be reliable as we would like them to be. And yet, in times of need, it is all we have to take care of our health and well-being. While modern technologies and various efficiency procedures are implemented in the medical treatment to try and guarantee a positive outcome following treatment, medical malpractice occurs more often than most healthcare providers would like to admit. Most cases associated with medical malpractice involve human error. Research has shown that in over 80% of those cases, the claimants get compensation. So it is worth knowing your legal rights.
How Can A Medical Malpractice Lawyer Help You?
While the official definition of medical malpractice leaves much room for interpretation, the first thing a seasoned medical malpractice lawyer will do is determine if your case falls under this category. Once an attorney confirms that there are grounds for a lawsuit, he or she will prepare the necessary documents and file the lawsuit on your behalf. Their goal is to make sure that you are compensated fairly in order to cover financial losses such as lost salary, medical treatment and other costs while you are incapacitated.
Often such cases end with a settlement out of court. A lawyer would fight for the settlement amount you deserve and advise you on how you should move forward. Without a lawyer by your side, you will probably leave money on the table, that could be helping solve some of your financial burden.
When your health has been compromised because of unsatisfactory medical treatment, you need a reliable partner to fight for you. If you are in or around Las Vegas then Donn W. Prokopius, Chtd. is the first law firm that you should call. We have a good track record in protecting the legal rights of victims of medical malpractice. So contact us today at (702) 474-0500 and ask for your FREE consultation.