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Has a medical malpractice accident caused you or a loved one great harm, injury, or death? Medical malpractice is an unfortunately common occurrence in the United States, including West Palm Beach. When the negligent act of a medical professional, such as misdiagnosis or surgical error, causes you or a loved one long-term pain and suffering, you have a right to pursue legal action.
A top West Palm Beach medical malpractice lawyer at Lytal, Reiter, Smith, Ivey & Fronrath can help you recover damages from your medical malpractice incident. Whether you’ve experienced lost wages, medical expenses, or even wrongful death, our renowned medical malpractice attorneys in Palm Beach County can help ease your suffering with justice.
Schedule a free, no-obligation consultation to meet with a top medical malpractice lawyer at Lytal, Reiter, Smith, Ivey & Fronrath. Call 561-655-1990 or send us a message to get in touch with our team now.
How Medical Malpractice Cases Work In West Palm Beach
If a medical professional or doctor has breached their duty of care, you may be able to claim compensation for their negligence or wrongful act in a medical malpractice lawsuit. Medical malpractice is when a physician or other medical professional deviates from the accepted standard of care, and actual damages or losses occurred as a result.
When proving negligence in a medical malpractice lawsuit, all of the following must exist:
The victim was a patient of the physician or other medical professional.
The physician or other medical professional acted negligently or maliciously.
The doctor or medical professional’s negligent or wrongful act directly caused the victim’s injury or death.
The harm or death caused actual damages, such as special damages, general damages, and punitive damages.
Proving negligence and fault can be incredibly difficult without the help of an experienced, respected medical malpractice lawyer. A lawyer at our West Palm Beach personal injury firm can help you understand the ins and outs of your unique case and legal claim, helping you choose the right path forward.
When should I file a medical malpractice case?
After medical malpractice occurs, a victim must file a case within a specific period set forth by the state of Florida’s statute of limitations. For medical malpractice or wrongful death claims, the Florida statute of limitations allows claims to be filed within two years from the date of the accident. Outside of this time period, you will likely not be able to collect compensation through a lawsuit.
Types of Medical Malpractice Cases We Help With
The West Palm Beach medical malpractice lawyers at Lytal, Reiter, Smith, Ivey & Fronrath have successfully handled numerous medical malpractice cases, helping victims recover financial and non-monetary losses and getting the maximum compensation for their damages.
There are many types of medical malpractice cases that our firm handles, including:
Misdiagnosis or late diagnosis
Childbirth and labor errors
Long-term treatment errors
Failure to warn patients of risks associated with surgery or treatment
General medical negligence
We can help you claim a wide range of damages in your medical malpractice case, including wrongful death, medical expenses, lost wages, future wages, pain and suffering, disfigurement, loss of enjoyment of life, and more. No matter the details of your case, we can confidently lead you on the path to success and help you get the compensation you are entitled to by law.
How We Can Help With Your Case
When you or a loved one has been a victim of medical malpractice, schedule a free consultation with one of our top medical malpractice attorneys in Palm Beach County. We will review the details of your case, discover relevant facts and information, gather evidence, and build the strongest case possible.
We will help you every step of the way, being your guiding light and helping you through this difficult time. Plus, you don’t pay unless we win.
Contact Us Now To Schedule a Free Consultation
Our team is ready to hear about your case and answer any questions you have about the legal process. A top medical malpractice lawyer is ready to consult you and help recover losses for the suffering you’ve experienced. Whatever your needs are, we can help.
Call 561-655-1990 or send our team a message now to get a free consultation now. We look forward to hearing from you!
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Lytal, Reiter, Smith, Ivey & Fronrath
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West Palm Beach, FL 33401
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Port St. Lucie, FL 34986
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