Medical Malpractice is a very serious matter and one which requires the attention of a skilled attorney with relevant specialized experience. The term medical malpractice refers to any situation where an attorney acts negligently in their professional capacity. Recognized by the State Bar of California as a highly-specialized niche area of the law, it is generally accepted that lawsuits relating to Medical malpractice should only be handled by lawyers with this particular specialization. If you need expert medical guidance and representation following an instance of medical malpractice, and Edward J Babbitt APC & Associates attorney could provide the expertise you require.
Many people are unaware that they have the right to file a Medical Malpractice suit when they have been disadvantaged by their lawyer’s negligence – make sure you are fully aware of your medical rights and do not let an inattentive or unscrupulous attorney jeopardize your future.
It is important to bear in mind that losing your case does not mean that your attorney is guilty of medical malpractice. Unwelcome as it may be, the fact remains that decisions will not always be made in your favor, and that includes those related to lawsuits. However, if your attorney has committed legal malpractice, you need an expert attorney to fight for your rights, and the compensation you deserve. While these cases are incredibly complex, and no two will be the same, the following points should serve as a general guide to San Diego's medical malpractice lawsuits.
In order to successful file for Medical malpractice, you must be able to prove that:
Your attorney owed you a duty of care
This duty was breached, and;
This breach caused you damages, including but not limited to financial harm
When you consult with a San Diego Medical malpractice attorney, we will use our years of experience to ascertain whether you are likely to have a valid case. Where any of the following criteria apply, it is likely that we can secure compensation on your behalf:
Your attorney’s lack of knowledge of the law, or failure to apply this knowledge, caused the loss of your lawsuit
Your attorney did not communicate with you, including ignoring calls and emails
Your attorney did not file the appropriate documents
A settlement was reached, and agreed to, without your consent
Your attorney used your retainer funds in an inappropriate manner
Your attorney did not disclose a conflict of interest
If you believe you have a case for medical malpractice, it is imperative that you speak to an attorney with relevant experience in this niche as soon as possible. A strict statute of limitations applies, meaning you will not be able to file a lawsuit after a certain date, so you must act quickly.
To enable our expert attorneys to set to work protecting your legal rights, through providing evidence that your former lawyer either acted negligently or failed to fulfill their duties to you, you should hire us to handle your case.
Take the first step towards holding your previous lawyer accountable for their actions by calling us today to schedule your free initial consultation.