You expect your doctors to treat you and your health with the utmost care and precision. When they do not, you may be entitled to compensation for any injuries or illnesses they cause. At Mezrano Law Firm, we fight to hold negligent parties accountable for those mistakes. Call our Birmingham medical malpractice lawyer today to find out how we can help.
Medical malpractice occurs when a provider acts in a manner that deviates from the accepted standard of care. We understand that doctors are humans, which is why not every error is an act of malpractice. To prove a case of medical malpractice, you must be able to prove:
At Mezrano Law, we work on a contingency basis for medical malpractice. A contingency fee basis means we do not charge you anything unless we win a settlement in or out of court. This fee structure ensures we work hard for your case and that you don't have even more out-of-pocket expenses during a stressful time. Reach out today for a free consultation. At Mezrano Law, we offer contingency fee schedules for other practice areas, such as:
You only have two years to bring a medical malpractice claim in Alabama. That two-year starts on the day you were injured. However, you have six months to file a claim if the injury wasn't discovered until after those two years. All claims are barred after four years.
At Mezrano Law Firm, our Birmingham medical malpractice lawyers represent personal injury victims and families whose medical provider has breached the standard of care. Some of the more common claims involve:
There is no way to assess the worth of a medical negligence claim immediately. We will better understand what we can file for during our discovery phase. Traditionally, you can file for damages such as:
The doctor and hospital won't always admit fault when a patient suffers an injury or dies because of a medical error. We work with highly qualified medical experts who provide an objective opinion about whether the appropriate standard of care was followed. Claims of malpractice against healthcare providers are challenging types of personal injury and wrongful death cases to win. Our experienced team of medical malpractice attorneys will fight hard for your case.
Under Alabama law, medical liability is not limited only to the doctor or nurse. You can also file a lawsuit against:
Medical errors that cause severe harm or death should never happen. However, when they do happen, you have rights. At Mezrano Law Firm, we consider your best options and create paths forward for you and your family.