Medical malpractice occurs when intentional or unintentional harm is done to someone while under the medical care of a professional. The responsibility for you or your loved one falls on the shoulders of the caretaker, and he or she may be held legally liable for any injuries sustained. The Detroit, Michigan area medical malpractice attorneys of the Law Office of Sheldon L. Miller, P.C. will proudly represent you if you or a loved one has suffered at the hands of a medical care professional.
Medical malpractice does not only involve a medical procedure that was simply unsuccessful. Medical malpractice doesn't necessarily include misdiagnosis, either. Even under proper medical care, mistakes can be made and misdiagnosis can occur.
The burden of proving a medical malpractice claim hinges upon a few things, including the failure of a medical professional to diagnose, provide appropriate treatment to, or promptly treat a patient under his or her medical care. Additionally, harm must be done to the patient for these reasons. Let the Detroit, Michigan area medical malpractice attorneys of the Law Office of Sheldon L. Miller, P.C. determine if your medical malpractice claim is actionable.
A medical malpractice claim may involve the following:
One thing to keep in mind about a medical malpractice claim is the statute of limitations. In Michigan, a medical malpractice claim must be filed within two years, (and should be handled by qualified attorneys) or within six months of learning about a specific instance of medical malpractice.
If a medical professional acted in a way outside the practices of a typical member of the medical community, medical malpractice might have occurred. Contact the Detroit, Michigan area medical malpractice attorneys of the Law Office of Sheldon L. Miller, P.C. for more information about medical malpractice claims. Our law firm may be able to help you.