Top Shelbyville, KY Medical Malpractice Lawyers Near You

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    Stoll Keenon Ogden PLLC

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | Louisville Office | Serving Shelbyville, KY

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | Louisville Office | Serving Shelbyville, KY

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    Elk & Elk Co., Ltd.

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | Louisville Office | Serving Shelbyville, KY

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | Louisville Office | Serving Shelbyville, KY

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    Brownfield Dufour PLLC

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | Louisville Office | Serving Shelbyville, KY

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | Louisville Office | Serving Shelbyville, KY

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    Reminger

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | Louisville Office | Serving Shelbyville, KY

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | Louisville Office | Serving Shelbyville, KY

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    Bolus Law Offices

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | Louisville Office | Serving Shelbyville, KY

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | Louisville Office | Serving Shelbyville, KY

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    Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | Louisville Office | Serving Shelbyville, KY

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | Louisville Office | Serving Shelbyville, KY

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    Morgan & Morgan

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | Louisville Office | Serving Shelbyville, KY

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | Louisville Office | Serving Shelbyville, KY

  • Gardner Law, PLLC

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | Prospect Office | Serving Shelbyville, KY

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | Prospect Office | Serving Shelbyville, KY

  • Oldham Law

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | Louisville Office | Serving Shelbyville, KY

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | Louisville Office | Serving Shelbyville, KY

  • McCoy, Hiestand & Smith, P.L.C.

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | Louisville Office | Serving Shelbyville, KY

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | Louisville Office | Serving Shelbyville, KY

  • Gladstein Law Firm, PLLC

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | Louisville Office | Serving Shelbyville, KY

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | Louisville Office | Serving Shelbyville, KY

  • Hughes & Coleman Injury Lawyers

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | Louisville Office | Serving Shelbyville, KY

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | Louisville Office | Serving Shelbyville, KY

  • Taylor Couch PLLC

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | Louisville Office | Serving Shelbyville, KY

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | Louisville Office | Serving Shelbyville, KY

  • Colyer Law Firm, PLLC

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | Louisville Office | Serving Shelbyville, KY

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | Louisville Office | Serving Shelbyville, KY

  • Reddick Moss

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | Louisville Office | Serving Shelbyville, KY

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | Louisville Office | Serving Shelbyville, KY

  • Wilt & Thompson, PLLC

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | Louisville Office | Serving Shelbyville, KY

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | Louisville Office | Serving Shelbyville, KY

  • The Powell Law Firm, PLLC

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | Louisville Office | Serving Shelbyville, KY

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | Louisville Office | Serving Shelbyville, KY

  • Hendy Johnson Vaughn Emery, P.S.C.

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | Louisville Office | Serving Shelbyville, KY

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | Louisville Office | Serving Shelbyville, KY

  • Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani, LLP

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | Louisville Office | Serving Shelbyville, KY

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | Louisville Office | Serving Shelbyville, KY

  • Kopka Pinkus Dolin PC

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | Louisville Office | Serving Shelbyville, KY

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | Louisville Office | Serving Shelbyville, KY

  • Slechter Law Firm

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | Louisville Office | Serving Shelbyville, KY

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | Louisville Office | Serving Shelbyville, KY

  • Stein Whatley Attorneys, PLLC

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | Louisville Office | Serving Shelbyville, KY

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | Louisville Office | Serving Shelbyville, KY

  • Gazak Brown, P.S.C.

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | Louisville Office | Serving Shelbyville, KY

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | Louisville Office | Serving Shelbyville, KY

Shelbyville Medical Malpractice Information

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Do You Have a Medical Malpractice Case?

Hospitas, doctors, and other medical staff are supposed to help patients, not injure them. Unfortuantely, when something a healthcare professional does or does not do causes a patient to be injured, he or she likely has committed medical malpractice and you may have a case.

Common Medical Malpractice Cases

Medical malpractice cases come in many forms. Some common types of medical malpractice cases include failure to diagnose medical conditions or misdiagnosis, surgical errors, anesthesia negligence, birth injuries and hospital negligence.

If you or a loved one was injured due to the fault of a medical professional, now is the time to act. Not only could you be entitled to compensation, but you could also hold the care providers responsible for their negligence. Speaking with an experienced Shelbyville medical malpractice attorney can help you determine if you have a case by reviewing your medical records and, if needed, he or she will hire a medical expert to get the additional evidence needed to evaluate your claim.

What qualifies as medical malpractice?

A doctor, nurse, or any other health care worker’s job is extremely stressful, and mistakes do happen. This makes medical malpractice hard to prove. You will need to prove that the liable party’s standard of care they provided was outside the bounds of reasonable care, and that poor care led to your injuries. Successful medical malpractice cases often rely on the testimony of other expert doctors to prove that malpractice occurred.

How much is the average medical malpractice settlement?

The average medical malpractice settlement is someone in the range of $300,000-$400,000, but it’s important to remember that every case is unique. The extent of your injuries and financial losses and whether your lawyer can build a compelling case will have a large effect on the amount of compensation that you might receive.

When should I get a lawyer for medical malpractice?

If you suspect that you or a loved one was the victim of medical malpractice, you should consult with an attorney as soon as possible. Even if the hospital is offering you a quick settlement, you should have your own attorney review it to make sure you are not giving away any rights. An attorney could also determine whether you have a case for more compensation.

Top Questions to Ask When Hiring an Attorney

  • How many years have you been practicing law? How long have you practiced law in the local area?
  • How many cases similar to mine have you handled in the past?
  • What is the likely outcome for my case?

In legal practice, experience matters. An experienced attorney will likely have handled issues similar to yours many, many times. Therefore, after listening to your situation, the attorney should have a reasonable idea of the time line for a case like yours and the likely resolution.

What to Expect from an Initial Consultation

  • Seek to determine whether the attorney can represent you. There is no one-size-fits-all legal solution and it may turn out your needs are better served by an attorney in a different specialization.
  • It’s important to find a legal ally who is both competent in the law and someone you can trust to protect your interests.
  • Discuss how the practice’s billing works and discuss possible additional charges or fees that may arise during or after the resolution of your case.

An attorney consultation should provide you with enough information so that you can make an informed decision on whether to proceed with legal help.

Tips on Hiring an Experienced Lawyer with Medical Malpractice Cases

The more experienced a lawyer is in legal practice, the more likely he/she will be able to bring about a successful resolution to your issue. Since experience matters, lawyers who’ve been practicing law for many years (with a successful track record) tend to be in high demand. You should look for information about a lawyer’s experience and ask questions during the initial meeting. It’s a very good idea to ask the lawyer how many years he/she has been practicing law and the expected outcome of your case.

Common legal terms explained

Personal jurisdiction – Requirement that a particular court have authority over a person, in order to bind that person to the judgment of the court, based on minimum contacts. International Shoe Co v. Washington is a landmark Supreme Court case outlining the scope of a state court’s reach in personal jurisdiction.

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