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Proving Medical Malpractice


Every single day there are patients across the nation seeking effective medical care that are injured or killed as a result of preventable medical mistakes. Medical malpractice comes into play when it can be demonstrated that a patient is harmed by a healthcare provider, through his or her acts or omissions that falls below the acceptable standard of care.

A skilled and experienced medical malpractice attorney is best able to navigate the procedural roadmap to proving and winning medical malpractice damages inthese kinds of cases. You must prove that your healthcare provider was negligent or incompetent in providing a diagnosis or treatment to you as your physician—that in providing a diagnosis or treatment, they caused demonstrable harm to you that a competent doctor should not have. Beyond that, it must be demonstrated that the physician's negligence or incompetence also led to actual damages.

Examples of medical malpractice can include instances of missed diagnosis, delayed diagnosis, misread x–rays, slides, and ultrasounds, healthcare provider errors, and even nursing home abuse and neglect. Proving liability and damages in these kinds of cases can be extremely difficult without the experience of skilled medical malpractice attorneys like those at Panio Law Offices. Expertise in these areas of personal injury is pivotal to winning damages in cases where a physician has failed in his or her responsibilities and caused a patient injury or harm.

If you feel you've suffered harm under the care of a healthcare provider, you should speak with a skilled medical malpractice attorney immediately. The State of Illinois limits the amount of time a patient has to bring a malpractice lawsuit suit against a doctor, hospital, and/or physician's group, and there are very specific steps that must be taken when filing a medical malpractice case.

Medical malpractice attorneys at Panio Law Offices have years of proven experience in these kinds of personal injury matters, recovering millions of dollars in damages for clients. Victims of medical malpractice can find themselves requiring ongoing treatment and care in the aftermath. But you may be entitled to damages that go well beyond treatment.

If you have more questions about medical malpractice and personal injury, call us: (708) 928-8680. We can help.

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