Q: Can I sue for damages pain and suffering and loss wages without it being a malpractice lawsuit
What’s the process of getting a certificate of merit
A: In order to pursue a claim for medical malpractice, it requires an affidavit from a medical expert that states the actions of the medical professional did not conform to the required standards and caused damages as a result. There is no way around that requirement. Schedule a free consultation to make sure your injuries are addressed appropriately.
Yes, you can sue for damages, pain and suffering, and loss of wages without it being a malpractice lawsuit. These types of claims are commonly associated with personal injury lawsuits rather than malpractice cases. Personal injury claims can arise from various situations, such as car accidents, slip and falls, or other incidents where someone's negligence or intentional actions caused harm.
Regarding the certificate of merit in Georgia, it's important to note that a certificate of merit is typically required in medical malpractice cases. It's a document provided by a qualified medical expert that verifies the validity of the claim and states that there is a reasonable basis for the lawsuit.
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