Anyone who receives medical attention from a licensed physician or other health care professional expects to receive high-quality medical care.
But, in so many cases, this doesn't occur. Many medical professionals, such as doctors, nurses, surgeons and pharmacists, fail to provide the proper standard of care, causing injury and even death to their patients.
Fortunately, recourse options are available to victims and their families.
If you have been injured by a medical professional, you may be able to file a medical malpractice lawsuit to recover the cost of your losses.
Types Of Damages You Can Recover For Medical Malpractice In Florida
Among the types of compensatory damages you may recover in a medical malpractice case include present and future:
- Medical expenses
- Loss of earnings capacity
- Pain and suffering.
Though no amount of money can completely compensate someone for injuries and losses resulting from medical malpractice, the damages awarded in a malpractice injury case are an attempt to restore an injured party to the way they were before the injury occurred.
However, finding the right attorney to handle a medical malpractice case is extremely important. Such cases are highly technical and require extensive investigation and a thorough understanding of the medical area involved.
Experienced Representation, Settlement Negotiation Skills From Canan Law
At Canan Law, our attorneys have over 60 years of combined experience handling many different types of personal injury cases, including medical malpractice lawsuits, for clients in St. Johns County or anywhere in northeast Florida.
Our knowledge and acquired skills in the field of settlement negotiation, coupled with an aggressive approach to trial practice are an excellent combination for achieving optimal outcomes to both litigated and nonlitigated medical malpractice disputes.
Act Now! Time May Be Running Out
In Florida, it's important to file a medical negligence claim in a timely manner. Referred to as the statute of limitations period, victims and families must file a claim within two years of the occurrence or else they could be barred from recovering damages.
Call 904-217-6209 Today
If you have questions or are unsure if you even have a medical malpractice case, please fill out our online contact form or call 904-217-6209 to reach our medical malpractice attorneys of Canan Law to discuss your case.