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The majority of nurses, physicians and health care providers in Florida are educated, well-trained individuals that have honorably accepted an extraordinary challenge to care for ill patients and their families. At the Law Offices of Michael Barszcz, M.D., J.D., our Orlando medical malpractice lawyer respects the service and commitment of these dedicated professionals. We do not believe that nurses, physicians, and hospitals should have their medical practice interrupted by frivolous lawsuits. However, we also firmly believe that vigorously pursuing meritorious cases, as well as refusing to participate in frivolous cases, is essential to protecting patients’ rights, establishing improved policies and preserving the integrity of the medical profession.
If you or someone you love has been injured as a result of medical negligence, you have the right to seek fair compensation. Our medical malpractice attorney in Orlando is here to help. Make your move – call (407) 305-6088 or contact us online for a free evaluation of your case.
Winning a Medical Malpractice Claim
To prevail in a claim based on medical negligence (often referred to as medical malpractice), the patient must prove that a healthcare provider deviated from the prevailing professional standard of care and proximately caused injury to the patient. The failure of a health care provider to offer reasonable care to a patient may result in tragic and catastrophic injury such as paralysis, brain injury, or wrongful death.
Benefits of Working with a Lawyer for a Medical Malpractice Claim
Working with a lawyer for a medical malpractice lawsuit can provide several benefits. Medical malpractice cases involve complex legal principles and require a deep understanding of medical procedures and terminology. A lawyer specializing in medical malpractice has the expertise to navigate the intricacies of the legal system and build a strong case on your behalf. An experienced lawyer can also evaluate the merits of your case by reviewing medical records, consulting with medical experts, and conducting a thorough investigation. They can determine whether you have a valid claim and advise you on the potential outcomes and challenges you may face.
At the Law Offices of Michael Barszcz, M.D., J.D., our medical malpractice lawyer in Orlando is experienced in medical malpractice cases and is familiar with the standard of care expected from healthcare professionals. Our team can assess whether the medical provider deviated from the accepted standard, which is crucial in proving negligence. We have the resources and network to gather essential evidence to support your claim. We will work diligently can obtain medical records, interview witnesses, gather expert opinions, and analyze relevant documents to build a strong case on your behalf.
In many medical malpractice cases, settlements are reached before going to trial. our skilled attorney can negotiate with the opposing party or their insurance company to secure a fair settlement that adequately compensates you for your damages, such as medical expenses, lost wages, pain, and suffering. Lastly, having a lawyer by your side is crucial if your case goes to trial. Our legal team will represent your interests, present your case to the court, cross-examine witnesses, and argue on your behalf. Our courtroom experience and advocacy skills are essential for maximizing your chances of a favorable outcome.
Common Questions About Medical Malpractice
What is Medical Malpractice?
The plaintiff (the injured person or their legal representative) must prove that a health care provider, or entity, delivered unreasonable care AND that the unreasonable care proximately caused an injury to the patient. Witnesses with medical education, training, and expertise are ultimately required to determine whether the care delivered was reasonable or unreasonable.
How Long Do I Have to File a Medical Malpractice Lawsuit in Florida?
A medical malpractice claim must be filed within a limited time frame. The facts of each case often need to be evaluated to determine whether there is available time to pursue a claim or whether various time limitations prevent any future claim. Therefore, it is recommended that you contact an attorney as soon as possible to discuss a potential claim. Contact the Law Offices of Michael Barszcz, M.D., J.D. to schedule a free consultation to discuss your case.
How Long Does it Take to Resolve a Medical Malpractice Lawsuit?
A medical malpractice claim may take months or years to finally resolve by way of settlement or verdict. Each case is different and fact specific. The cases are usually expensive, contested, and involve highly educated expert witnesses on both sides.
What Types of Medical Errors Would Warrant a Lawsuit?
Various factual circumstances may support a claim for medical malpractice.
Medical malpractice lawsuits are commonly based on situations involving:
- Wrongful death
- Brain injury to infants, children, and adults
- Birth injuries to children and mother during labor and delivery
- Failure to perform timely C-section
- Delay in diagnosis of cancer (i.e., cervical, uterine, colon, prostate, skin)
- Neurological injury/paralysis
- Surgical negligence
- Nursing negligence
- Hospital negligence
- Emergency room negligence
- Failure to prevent heart attack or stroke
- Failure to properly treat infections
- Medication errors resulting in injury
- Anesthesia negligence
Why Do I Need a Medical Malpractice Lawyer?
The laws that govern medical malpractice cases are specific, detailed and constantly evolving. Therefore, you should consider retaining a highly experienced attorney to represent you in any medical malpractice claim. Very few Florida attorneys have nearly 25 years of experience in successfully representing clients in medical malpractice cases.
Michael Barszcz, M.D., J.D., has a medical degree from Brown University Medical School and a law degree from the University of Florida College of Law. He has obtained many multi-million-dollar verdicts and settlements in personal injury, vehicle accident, medical malpractice, wrongful death, and most other personal injury claims. In total, he has recovered more than $100 million dollars for his clients.
At the Law Offices of Michael Barszcz, M.D., J.D., we strive to serve each person with the professionalism that we would expect to receive as a client. Mr. Barszcz originally created, and continues to maintain, a small law firm to establish close, professional relationships with each client. Mr. Barszcz and his staff are dedicated to honestly, diligently, and aggressively protecting the interests of injured people and their families.
Why hire an attorney who’s also a medical doctor? When the stakes are high, EVERY MOVE MATTERS.
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If you've been injured by a medical professional, it's important to remember that you have legal rights. Our Orlando medical malpractice attorney can help you understand those rights and fight for the compensation you deserve. We can provide important guidance and support throughout the legal process, helping you to make informed decisions about the best course of action for you and your family.
Michael Barszcz, M.D., J.D. has recovered over $120 million dollars for victims of medical malpractice and their families. Our firm handles all types of medical negligence cases, so please don't wait to discuss your case with our Orlando medical malpractice lawyer.
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