Joliet Medical Malpractice Lawyer – Medical Malpractice Attorneys Joliet
At Willens & Baez, our attorneys have a proven history of successfully litigating medical malpractice cases on behalf of the victims or their families who have suffered from medical malpractice.
A trip to the doctor’s office or hospital can quickly become a nightmare if you sustain an additional injury or ailment. In reality, sometimes doctors and other medical professionals make mistakes, and those mistakes can result in serious injury or even death.
Medical Malpractice Case Types
Medical malpractice can occur with any medical professional that you see, including doctors, nurses, technicians, specialists, and others as well as impact any part of the body. An experienced attorney with involvement in many different types of medical malpractice claims will give you the best chance at a full settlement for your case. At Willens & Baez, our attorneys have a history of handling the following types of medical malpractice issues:
- Birth Injury
- Brain Injury
- Broken Bones
- Catastrophic Injury
- Neck and Back Injury
- Spinal Cord Injury
Difficult Types of Cases
Medical malpractice cases are particularly difficult because it takes more than just a mistake on the part of your doctor to state a claim for medical malpractice. As a patient, you must show that the negligent act of your doctor or other medical professionals caused your injury, harm, pain, or suffering in addition to the issues that you had prior to the incident. An experienced attorney will be able to show that your doctor made more than a simple mistake and get you the compensation that you deserve.
Compensation for Medical Malpractice
The stress of rehabilitation from a medical malpractice case can feel overwhelming, especially when you have been injured by the medical professional that was supposed to heal you in the first place. Thankfully, compensation for a medical malpractice claim can go a long way in fixing your financial problems so that you can focus on your physical recovery. Damages for a medical malpractice claim can include lost wages, any medical expenses incurred, disability, pain and suffering, rehabilitation, and a host of other costs you may have incurred due to your injury.
In addition, a medical malpractice settlement also puts the medical professional on notice that the level of care provided to you is not an acceptable standard of care. Even a single lawsuit can make doctors more cautious about the way that they treat their patients and improve their overall standard of care.
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