Denver, CO asked in Medical Malpractice for Colorado

Q: I'm looking for a serious lawyer. Im trying to file a medical malpractice law suit.

This is something I'm not going back down from. No one ever gets back to me after the first call. I'm 47 years old and because of this hospitals negligence I'm now having to file for disability. I'm not looking for any handout. They not only cost me my ability to work. It almost cost my life. Plz can someone help me. I wouldn't be able to pay until this case was settled but I know it's a case that has to be filed. I'm extremely unhappy and all due to fact that no one would help me even though they are sworn to save lives. Thank you to anyone that takes the time to read this.

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1 Lawyer Answer
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
  • Medical Malpractice Lawyer
  • Little Neck, NY

A: A Colorado attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for three weeks. It would be difficult for an attorney on this Q & A Board, whether they practice in Colorado or elsewhere, to offer insight into why your case is not being met with interest by attorneys. In terms of an ability to pay, that wouldn't ordinarily be an issue in retaining a med mal attorney. Most of them work on a contingency basis where they only receive a fee upon successful settlement or jury verdict in your case. One possibility, as a general matter for ALL cases, is that even if the matter has strong merits, a law firm could determine that the cost of expert testimony to prosecute the case could be out of proportion with the prospects for a favorable recovery. You could continue reaching out to attorneys. There is a Find-a-Lawyer tab above to the left where you can search for attorneys by geographic region. You could also continue to search independently on your own, and also look into whether the Colorado Bar Association's resources could help you locate someone. At the same time, as a separate matter, you could start to look into attorneys for representation in a disability claim if you need assistance there. Good luck

Tim Akpinar

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