Top Detroit, MI Medical Malpractice Lawyers Near You

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    Tiffany & Bosco, P.A.

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | Novi Office | Serving Detroit, MI

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | Novi Office | Serving Detroit, MI

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    Secrest Wardle

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | Troy Office | Serving Detroit, MI

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | Troy Office | Serving Detroit, MI

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    Garan Lucow Miller, PC

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | Port Huron Office | Serving Detroit, MI

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | Port Huron Office | Serving Detroit, MI

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    FisherBroyles, LLP

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | Detroit Office

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | Detroit Office

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    Dickinson Wright PLLC

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | Troy Office | Serving Detroit, MI

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | Troy Office | Serving Detroit, MI

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    Dickinson Wright PLLC

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | Detroit Office

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | Detroit Office

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    Grewal Law PLLC

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | Northville Office | Serving Detroit, MI

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | Northville Office | Serving Detroit, MI

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    Driggers Schultz & Herbst PC

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | Troy Office | Serving Detroit, MI

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | Troy Office | Serving Detroit, MI

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    Dennis W. Archer PLLC

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | Detroit Office

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | Detroit Office

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    Garan Lucow Miller, PC

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | Troy Office | Serving Detroit, MI

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | Troy Office | Serving Detroit, MI

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    Reiter & Walsh, P.C.

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | Bloomfield HIlls Office | Serving Detroit, MI

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | Bloomfield HIlls Office | Serving Detroit, MI

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    Ramar & Paradiso, PC

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | Troy Office | Serving Detroit, MI

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | Troy Office | Serving Detroit, MI

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    FisherBroyles, LLP

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | Bingham Farms Office | Serving Detroit, MI

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | Bingham Farms Office | Serving Detroit, MI

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    Garan Lucow Miller, PC

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | Detroit Office

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | Detroit Office

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    Goodwin & Scieszka, PC

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | Birmingham Office | Serving Detroit, MI

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | Birmingham Office | Serving Detroit, MI

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    Jackson Lewis P.C.

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | Southfield Office | Serving Detroit, MI

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | Southfield Office | Serving Detroit, MI

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    Morgan & Morgan

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | Southfield Office | Serving Detroit, MI

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | Southfield Office | Serving Detroit, MI

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    Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | Livonia Office | Serving Detroit, MI

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | Livonia Office | Serving Detroit, MI

  • Thomas G. McHugh, PC

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | St. Clair Shores Office | Serving Detroit, MI

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | St. Clair Shores Office | Serving Detroit, MI

  • Dickie, McCamey & Chilcote, PC

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | Grosse Pointe Office | Serving Detroit, MI

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | Grosse Pointe Office | Serving Detroit, MI

  • Gregg E. Herman, PC

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | Bingham Farms Office | Serving Detroit, MI

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | Bingham Farms Office | Serving Detroit, MI

  • Best Firm

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | Dearborn Office | Serving Detroit, MI

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | Dearborn Office | Serving Detroit, MI

  • J. Martin Bartnick PLLC

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | Bloomfield Hills Office | Serving Detroit, MI

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | Bloomfield Hills Office | Serving Detroit, MI

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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 Detroit 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.

The Importance of a Good Consultation

The goal of an initial consultation is to find an attorney you are comfortable working with and someone who can help you understand your options under the law. Seek to understand the relevant legal experience the attorney brings to your case. While it is not realistic to expect an attorney to resolve your legal issue during an initial consultation, you should gain a level of comfort with his/her ability to do so. A good consultation can clarify issues, raise pertinent questions and considerations for your case, and help you make an informed decision towards resolving your legal issue.

Types of legal fees:

Bill by the hour: Many attorneys bill by the hour. How much an attorney bills you per hour will vary based on a number of factors. For instance, an attorney’s hourly fee may fluctuate based on whether that hour is spent representing you in court or doing research on your case. Attorneys in one practice area may bill you more than attorneys in a different practice area.

Contingent fee: Some lawyers will accept payment via contingent fee. In this arrangement, the lawyer receives a percentage of the total monetary recovery if you win your lawsuit. In sum, the lawyer only gets paid if you win. Contingent fee agreements are limited to specific practice areas in civil law.

Flat fee: For “routine” legal work where the attorney generally knows the amount of time and resources necessary to complete the task, he/she may be willing to bill you a flat fee for services performed.

Common legal terms explained

Plaintiff – a person or party who brings a lawsuit against another person(s) or party/parties in a court of law. Private persons or parties can only file suit in civil court.

Judgment – A decision of the court. Also known as a decree or order. Judgments handed down by the court are usually binding on the parties before the court.

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