Types of Doctor Medical Malpractice CasesThe most common types of doctor malpractice cases include:
- Failure to diagnose a medical condition, like a heart attack, stroke, or cancer
- Failure to treat a medical condition, like pneumonia or meningitis
- Failure to refer a patient to a specialist, like a cardiologist or neurologist
- Failure to order necessary medical testing, like an MRI or blood testing
- Failure to report testing results to a patient
- Failure to send a patient to the emergency room
- Discharging a patient too early from a hospital
When Is There A Doctor Medical Malpractice Case
Many times, a patient suffers a significant illness or injury, and even death, even though a doctor has treated a patient properly. A lawsuit can only be filed when there is a medical error or mistake that caused your injury.
Our experienced medical malpractice lawyers will review your medical chart and surgery records and determine whether your injury was the result of negligent medical treatment or the result of an illness that could not be prevented. or complication of your procedure.
Time Deadlines for Filing a Medical Malpractice Lawsuit
You should be aware that there are strict time limitations for filing medical malpractice suits in Michigan. In general, you must file your medical malpractice claim within two years of the injury or negligent medical treatment. There are some exceptions for cases involving minors, wrongful death cases, and other situations, but you need to discuss these with a lawyer as soon as possible. If you wait too long to contact a lawyer, your claim may be destroyed.
Free Medical Malpractice Book
To learn more about the laws in Michigan medical malpractice cases, you should request our free book, "The Ultimate Michigan Medical Malpractice Handbook." We will send it out to you immediately.
Contact Our Michigan Doctor Medical Malpractice Lawyers
If you or a loved one has been a victim of medical malpractice in Michigan, you may be able to file a lawsuit seeking compensation for your injuries. Call our award winning legal team today at (800) 606-1717. We will listen to your story and determine if you are eligible to file a claim. There are strict time deadlines so it is important that you call us today.
If we accept your case, we will begin work immediately. All clients are represented under our No Fee Promise, which means you will not pay anything unless we are able to recover compensation for you. There is absolutely nothing to lose, so call us today!