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Proving a Medical Malpractice Lawsuit

By Grant Law Office on August 11, 2014

If you have sustained significant losses because of mistakes made by a medical professional, you may want to research your legal options. Victims of egregious errors and negligence can file a medical malpractice claim against the at-fault party. Experiencing an undesirable outcome from medical treatment is not, however, enough to win a malpractice claim. You will have to prove your case.

All healthcare providers have a legal duty to provide care that meets professional standards. In order to have a successful malpractice case, you will need to prove that the doctor did not meet the required standard of care.

In order to prove medical malpractice, you will need medical experts to review your case and to testify on your behalf.  Expert witnesses can testify in court that the doctor took unreasonable actions and you were harmed because of those poor decisions.

If you are able to establish that the doctor acted in a negligent way, you will then have to prove that you suffered harm. Ideally, you will be able to show that your medical outcome would probably have been different had you received the basic standard of care. Were you in the hospital for a prolonged period of time because of mistakes made by the doctor? Did you miss your opportunity for certain treatments because of a failure to diagnose or a misdiagnosis? These are tangible losses that can prove that you were affected by your doctor’s negligence.

If you believe that you were harmed because of mistakes made by a doctor, nurse, surgeon or other medical professional, do not hesitate to seek out legal guidance. There may be financial compensation available for your considerable pain and suffering. An experienced Atlanta medical malpractice lawyer can help you better understand your legal rights and options.

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