What is medical malpractice?
Failure of one rendering professional services to exercise that degree of skill and learning commonly applied under all the circumstances in the community by the average prudent reputable member of the profession with the result of injury, loss or damage to the recipient of those services or to those entitled to rely upon them. Do you need a Michigan Medical Malpractice Attorney? If so, Contact Christopher Trainor & Associates Michigan medical malpractice attorney to help you and your loved ones recover damages caused by medical malpractice.
How common is medical malpractice?
Medical mistakes are extremely common in America. Almost 100,000 people die annually due to medical malpractice. Many more are prone to suffering due to the negligence of their medical doctor.
What is a statute of limitations?
A certain time allowed by statute in which litigation must be brought. In criminal cases, prosecution is barred if not brought within the statute of limitations.
What must be proven in a medical malpractice suit?
The injured party must show that the medical professional did not act in accordance with the established standards of medical practice. This is proven with the testimony of unbiased medical professionals.
What type of damages can be awarded in a medical malpractice suit?
The following damages may be awarded in malpractice suits: Diminished earning capacity Funeral and related expenses Lost income Medical expenses Out-of-pocket expenses.