Frequently Asked Questions About Michigan Law
Looking for information about your Michigan personal injury, car accident, or medical malpractice case? We try to answer many of your questions below. Of course, you probably have a question or concern unique to your own individual case that needs the attention of an experienced Michigan injury and accattorney.
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Do I waive my right to sue for malpractice by signing a consent form?
No, you do not waive your right to sue for medical malpractice simply because you signed a consent form before your treatment. Although every doctor, hospital, and surgeon requires all patients to sign a consent form before any surgery or procedure, this does not eliminate your right to file a lawsuit if you were the victim of a medical error or mistake. Physicians and hospitals cannot force anyone to waive their right to sue because the patient signed a consent form. Courts have not held that a patient gives up the right to file a lawsuit because a form was signed before a surgery or other procedure.
If you believe that you have been injured or harmed due to medical malpractice, you should contact our experienced attorneys today to discuss your situation. We can determine if you were the victim of medical malpractice and if you have the right to file a case. Call us today at (800) 606-1717 to speak with one of our qualified medical malpractice attorneys.
Can I sue for medical malpractice if I signed a consent form before surgery?
Yes. Every doctor, hospital, and surgeon requires that a patient sign an Informed Consent form before any surgery or procedure. These forms are supposed to list the potential risks and complications to the patient from the anesthesia and the surgery. Most forms list a large number of potential complications even if the risk is very small. Essentially, the medical provider is trying to “cover all bases” in the event of a bad outcome or adverse event during and after the procedure. Although there are potential risks with every medical procedure, a patient does not give up all rights to file a medical malpractice lawsuit by signing a consent form.
Patients do not consent to medical errors or mistakes, medical negligence, or medical malpractice. Doctors and hospitals cannot avoid liability simply because the patient signed a consent form. If you believe that you have been injured or harmed due to medical malpractice, you should contact our experienced attorneys today to discuss your situation. We can determine if you were the victim of medical malpractice and if you have the right to file a case. Call us today at (800) 606-1717 to speak with one of our qualified medical malpractice attorneys.
Who is the best attorney for a Michigan HFA wrongful death lawsuit?
Finding the best attorney for your Michigan HFA wrongful death lawsuit is an important decision. Surviving family members should ensure the lawyer that they choose not only specializes in lawsuits filed in a civil court for the wrongful death of an individual but they also have proven results and a reputation for successfully helping families receive justice.
At the law firm of Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. our Michigan homes for the aged lawyers are actively filing wrongful death lawsuits on behalf of families who have lost a loved one due to abuse and neglect. We have been practicing law for almost 50 years and have earned the highest possible rating in the legal profession for their skill and integrity. We have a proven successful track record of settlement and jury verdicts for our clients and have significant experience filing civil court cases such as these.
If your loved one was killed due to the negligence of a Michigan home for the aged home, you do have legal rights and may be able to pursue a HFA wrongful death claim. Depending on who is at fault and several other factors, lawsuits may be able to be filed against the owners, operators, and managers at those homes. For more information on filing a case and to speak directly with one of our experienced home for the aged lawyers, call our award winning law firm now at (800) 606-1717. We will give you sound legal advice, and best of all there is no obligation whatsoever when you call.
Can I file a Michigan home for aged home abuse lawsuit for resident injuries?
If you or your loved one suffers resident injuries in a Michigan home for aged home, you may be able to file a lawsuit against the facility and its staff. Residents residing at these homes are developmentally disabled, mentally ill, physically handicapped or aged, and cannot live alone. It is the home for the aged home’s responsibility to protect the resident, keeping them safe from harm and providing the appropriate care.
In fact, the State of Michigan has strict stipulations on the protection and welfare of such residents. Unfortunately, even with these laws in place nursing abuse and neglect does take place and as a result severe injuries occur. Resident injuries due to home for the aged home neglect and abuse do give rise to a lawsuit and victims and their families may be able to receive compensation for the injuries suffered.
If you or a family member suffered injury or harm due to neglect at an HFA, call our top rated nursing home lawyers today to determine whether or not you can file a Michigan home for aged home abuse lawsuit. Call now at (800) 606-1717 for your Free, No Obligation Case Review. Our attorneys have significant experience in these types of cases and will be able to help you receive the justice you deserve.
Can I sue an Adult Foster Care Home for an injured resident?
Yes, you may be able to sue an AFC for an injured resident, if the injuries were caused by abuse and neglect. At the law firm of Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. our nursing home attorneys frequently represent AFC residents who suffers serious injuries as result of all types of abuse, including but not limited to medication errors, wandering and elopement, poor or improper supervision, drowning, assault and battery, sexual assaults, and burn injuries.
Under Michigan law, there are strict laws and regulations in place to protect the safety and welfare of AFC residents. Unfortunately, the truth of the matter is, even with these strict laws many adult foster care home residents do not always receive the appropriate care and supervision.
If you or someone you care about was recently injured while residing at a Michigan AFC, call our top rated lawyers today to discuss your case and learn your rights. Our attorneys have significant experience in these types of cases and will be able help you and your family recover the compensation and justice you deserve. Call now at (800) 606-1717 for your Free, No Obligation Case Review. We will explain your rights to you and determine whether or not you are able to sue.
Can I file a wrongful death lawsuit against a Michigan adult foster care home?
Yes, surviving family members may be able to file a wrongful death lawsuit against a Michigan adult foster care home if their loved one’s death was a result of the AFC’s negligence. When a resident resides at a Michigan adult foster care home, it is the liability of the facility and its staff to provide appropriate care, protection, and supervision. However, when the AFC fails to do so and as a result death occurs to a resident, the home and staff may be held liable and a Michigan wrongful death lawsuit may be able to be filed.
Some of the most common causes of adult foster care home abuse and neglect that our attorneys file wrongful death lawsuits for include medication errors, fall injuries, wandering and elopement, poor or not adequate supervision, drowning, and more.
If your loved one was a resident of a Michigan adult foster care home and you believe their death was caused due to the abuse and neglect of its staff, call our top rated Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. law firm now at (800) 606-1717. Under the wrongful death statute, you may be entitled to compensation that will help compensate for your tragic loss. For more information on filing a claim and to understand your rights, call us today. We offer a Free, No Obligation Case Review where we will be able to answer any questions or concerns that you may have as well as provide you with the best possible legal advice.
Do I need a lawyer for my Risperdal case?
Depending on how serious your injuries are after taking the prescribed drug Risperdal will determine whether or not you need a lawyer to settle your case. Settling a case yourself is not bad idea when the case is small and your injuries are minimal. In fact, at the law firm of Buckfire & Buckfire, our attorneys advise clients who have small cases with minimal injury to handle the claim themselves if they are comfortable in doing so.
However, in cases with serious injuries in which significant settlement is involved, there are many things that you might not know that could cost you tens of thousands of dollars in compensation, or in other words not receiving the maximum settlement you may be entitled to. For cases such as this, it is in your own best interest to have an attorney handle and settle your Michigan dangerous drug case.
If you or your loved one suffered injuries after taking Risperdal and you are not sure whether or not you need a lawyer to help you with your Risperdal case, call our top rated Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. attorneys today at (800) 606-1717. We will discuss your case with you and give you an honest answer of whether or not you need an attorney on your side to represent you. Call now for a free, no obligation case review and learn if hiring a lawyer is your best choice for your case.
Who is the best law firm for filing a Risperdal drug lawsuit?
Finding the best law firm for your Michigan Risperdal drug lawsuit can be a difficult task. With so many attorneys to choose from, how do you really know if you have hired the best one for your case. The lawyer that you choose could mean the difference between a fair settlement and no settlement at all.
Before you hire an attorney to handle your Risperdal drug lawsuit, you should interview them to see if you are comfortable speaking to them, if they are capable of handling your case, and have quality experience. Some questions you may want to consider asking include:
- How many years have you been practicing law?
- Will you be able to explain the legal process to me and advise how long the actual process takes in filing a Risperdal drug lawsuit?
- Do you offer a No Win, No Fee Promise?
At Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. we only accept a small number of cases so that we may able to devote our full time and attention to each and every client. We have earned the highest possible rating in the legal profession for ability and integrity and will look into the possibilities of your claim to ensure that the type of claim you file will recover maximum settlement for you. We offer a No Win, No Fee promise and have been practicing law for over 50 years. For information on your legal rights or to speak with one of the best lawyers for your Michigan Risperdal drug lawsuit, call our top rated legal team now at (800) 606-1717.
My son developed breasts after taking Risperdal. Can I sue the drug manufacturer?
Yes, if your son developed breasts after taking Risperdal, you may be able to sue the drug manufacturer for your son’s pain and suffering and embarrassment. In fact, there have been numerous reports and several class action lawsuits filed on behalf of parents and young boys developing breasts due the drug. Johnson & Johnson, the drug manufacturer of Risperdal failed to warn individuals of the defective nature of the drug, therefore may be held liable for male patients who do suffer such side effects.
For more information on how to sue for your son’s breast development after taking Risperdal, call our top rated law firm today at (800) 606-1717. Our dangerous drug attorneys have significant experience in these types of cases. We offer a free, no obligation case review and will represent you and your son under our No Fee Promise. This means there are no legal fees or costs until we win or settle your claim.
My Risperdal caused breast development. Do I have a claim?
Yes, you may have a claim if you were a male patient taking Risperdal causing you to develop breasts. Breast development from the drug is a serious side effect that the drug manufacturer, Johnson & Johnson failed to warn patients about. Therefore, if taking Risperdal caused breast development you do have a claim and may be able to sue the medical manufacturer for your pain and suffering.
To determine if you have a Risperdal claim, call our award winning law firm now at (800) 606-1717. We offer a free, no obligation case review and will explain your legal rights to you. Call today!
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