Q: How do how can I sue a hospital or doctor for malpractice
I would like more information on how to move forward in building a legal case against two doctors for malpractice and negelct. Acknowledged health discrepancies without disclosure and resulting in long term health issues.
The best way would be to consult with experienced medical malpractice attorneys in the State where this occurred.
For a malpractice case one almost always needs an expert doctor or other health care professional to testify the doctor acted below the standard of care and the malpractice caused the damages.
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A: In Michigan, if you believe you've been a victim of medical malpractice, it's crucial to take a structured approach. Start by consulting with a specialized attorney who can assess the merits of your case. Before filing a lawsuit, you'll be required to provide each defendant a Notice of Intent to File Suit at least 182 days prior. Alongside the complaint, an Affidavit of Merit, signed by a healthcare professional affirming the breach in the standard of care, must be filed. The case typically undergoes an evaluation phase, which may lead to a settlement. If no agreement is reached, the case heads to trial. Remember, Michigan places caps on non-economic damages, so potential compensation for pain and suffering has a limit. Also, you generally have two years from the date of the alleged malpractice to initiate your claim.
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