You may be entitled to compensation. Call Giroux Amburn for a free consultation. We handle a variety of medical malpractice claims and charge you nothing unless you win.
Medical malpractice cases involve occurrences in which there was careless or negligent mistakes by doctors, nurses or other hospital personnel l to cause injury to patients.
We know the law and we take the necessary time to understand all of the medical issues involved. We educate the jury to fight for your rights and win. We have extensive experience and the necessary resources to take on all Michigan medical malpractice cases, including large corporate hospitals.
Malpractice cases can include the following:
Look for an attorney that has these two important qualifications regarding Medical Malpractice cases:
Many lawyers are afraid of taking on a big hospital or a big corporate entity. We’ve tried or handled cases against some of the largest hospitals in Michigan.
You need a lawyer who can represent you aggressively and address the medical issues in your case.
To get to the facts your attorney needs experience digging into medical files and understanding the medical language.
The attorneys and Giroux Amburn are available to evaluate your case and help you understand the merits of your case and how they fit into the current complex laws in Michigan.
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Our team will thoroughly review your case, and provide more information on the strength of your case.
We will fight your case, and do everything we can to win, even if we need to take the case to trial, because that’s why we believe in Pure Law.
You can only file a medical malpractice claim on behalf of someone other than yourself if one of the following exceptions applies: wrongful death cases, an incapacitated plaintiff, a minor plaintiff, or a class action case.
Your personal injury attorney will better advise you of what medical records to ask for specifically, but as a general rule, you should ask for any and all medical records available.
For adults, two years from the date of the medical malpractice or six months from the date of discovery. For minors eight years of age or older, two years. For minors under eight years of age, a claim may be filed up until the minor’s tenth birthday.
Medical malpractice is negligence by a healthcare professional or provider where the treatment provided was substandard and resulted in harm, injury, or death. A violation of the standard of care is medical malpractice.
The standard of care in healthcare is generally defined as the level and type of care that a reasonably competent and skilled healthcare professional, with a similar educational and training background, and in the same medical community, would have provided under the circumstances that led to the malpractice.
Michigan has placed low and high cap limits on medical malpractice awards. The low cap limit is $445,500 and applies to any medical malpractice claim outside the high cap exception. The high cap exceptions are (1) sterility; (2) paralysis; and (3) brain injury. The high cap is $795,500.
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