My name is Danielle Diaz. One of the things I've learned in life, both inside and outside the courtroom, is that it is important to not see others as your enemy. Even though you may see the prosecutor as your enemy, he or she is just trying to do a job. It may be possible that you can get a prosecutor or the judge to be sympathetic and get him or her on your side. In order to accomplish this, you need to understand the law. I feel that most individuals do not understand the law, which is why I was motivated to create this blog.
If you've been the victim of medical malpractice, or if someone you love has passed away as a result of the negligence of a medical professional, it's important for you to be rightly compensated. Medical malpractice can change the course of your entire life, especially if you've developed new ailments because of the mistakes made by a physician. However, you must have a very solid case if you want to get the appropriate amount of compensation. Use this information to learn more about what you can do to help substantiate your medical malpractice case.
Clearly State How You Received Inadequate Care
The most critical part of your case rests on your ability to clearly outline how you received less than an acceptable level of care. Don't base this on your feelings, or how you think you should have been treated. Use facts and examples to substantiate your claim.
For example, someone in your family goes to the hospital due to intense stomach pains. The emergency room doctors are dealing with quite a few patients, and leave your loved one in the room alone for hours. It turns out that their appendix was inflamed, and as a result of the wait, the appendix bursts and severely injures your family member or even results in their death. You need to have definite times of hospital admission so you can show a positive correlation between the negligence of the doctors, and your family members death.
Illustrate How Your Rights Were Overlooked
As a patient, you have certain rights concerning what the doctors are able to do with your body. They must gain your informed consent before administering their procedures. If something was done that you did not consent to, be sure to include this in your claim.
An instance of this could occur during surgery. Your doctor may have told you that they need to remove your gall bladder. However, once they have opened you up during surgery, the doctors may decide that they also want to take out a piece of your colon. If they did not gain your consent prior to doing this and you now have a medical issue to deal with, this could be strong evidence that verifies your claim.
When a medical professional that you trust has made a critical mistake, you should be compensated. Use these tips for your medical malpractice case so you can receive the monetary restitution that you deserve. Contact a law firm, such as the Law Offices Of John Drew Warlick Jr., P.A., for more information.