When we go into hospitals when we are injured, sick, and hurt, we expect to leave the hospital feeling better than we did when we walked in. However, due to negligent care; several people become injured or die in a hospital. A majority of the doctors and other medical professionals are more than capable of properly caring for the patients who are in their care. However, there are some doctors and other medical professionals who do not care for patients properly and they neglect their duties as professionals.
Medical mistakes can be devastating and heartbreaking, especially when the end result is serious personal injuries or death. An innocent person is now suffering after going into a place that is supposed to provide care and concern. A personal injury lawyer does not think an innocent person has to suffer because of someone else’s mistake.
A personal injury lawyer will carry out a thorough review of the details of the case. There may be interviews done with other involved, and a review of your medical history may be done to determine if any action can be taken with your case. It can always be a difficult decision to hire a lawyer because you never know what you should look for in a potential lawyer.
Before making the big decision, you will want to speak with at least three lawyers who have experience with medical malpractice. The first contact you may have with a potential lawyer will probably be over the phone. It is important to take note of how soon your call is returned. However, some lawyers do prefer to meet in person for the first contact. You will need to have all of your questions prepared and ready to be asked. An attorney who is qualified and willing to help you will have no problems asking any of your questions.
A medical malpractice case can test your patience. These cases can take a long time. Your lawyer will make sure you have all of the necessary information you need to remain updated on the case. A great bonus for you will be choosing a lawyer who has a proven history. You want a lawyer who not only has experience in medical malpractice lawsuits, but a lawyer who has a history of winning. Choosing a lawyer who has handled a case like yours can make you feel more at ease about hiring the lawyer.
If you need a consultation with a personal injury lawyer about a medical malpractice case, do not hesitate to contact us.
Attorney Dianne Sawaya is licensed to practice law in Colorado and the District of Columbia. Dianne Sawaya has practiced law for nearly 30 years, and has devoted more than half of those years to achieving personal injury settlements for accident victims. She practices law in Colorado District Courts, U.S. District Courts in Colorado and Washington, D.C., and U.S. Courts of Appeals in Colorado and Washington, D.C.