Top West Bend, WI Medical Malpractice Lawyers Near You

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    Gruber Law Offices, LLC

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | Milwaukee Office | Serving West Bend, WI

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | Milwaukee Office | Serving West Bend, WI

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    Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | Milwaukee Office | Serving West Bend, WI

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | Milwaukee Office | Serving West Bend, WI

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    Jackson Lewis P.C.

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | Milwaukee Office | Serving West Bend, WI

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | Milwaukee Office | Serving West Bend, WI

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    SmithAmundsen LLC

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | Milwaukee Office | Serving West Bend, WI

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | Milwaukee Office | Serving West Bend, WI

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    Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | Milwaukee Office | Serving West Bend, WI

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | Milwaukee Office | Serving West Bend, WI

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    Litchfield Cavo LLP

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | Milwaukee Office | Serving West Bend, WI

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | Milwaukee Office | Serving West Bend, WI

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    DeWitt LLP

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | Brookfield Office | Serving West Bend, WI

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | Brookfield Office | Serving West Bend, WI

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    Groth Law Firm, S.C.

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | Wauwatosa Office | Serving West Bend, WI

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | Wauwatosa Office | Serving West Bend, WI

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    Groth Law Firm, S.C.

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | Brookfield Office | Serving West Bend, WI

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | Brookfield Office | Serving West Bend, WI

  • Attorney at Law

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | Franklin Office | Serving West Bend, WI

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | Franklin Office | Serving West Bend, WI

  • Axley Brynelson, LLP

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | Waukesha Office | Serving West Bend, WI

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | Waukesha Office | Serving West Bend, WI

  • von Briesen & Roper, S.C.

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | Waukesha Office | Serving West Bend, WI

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | Waukesha Office | Serving West Bend, WI

  • Martin Law Office, S.C.

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | Oak Creek Office | Serving West Bend, WI

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | Oak Creek Office | Serving West Bend, WI

  • von Briesen & Roper, S.C.

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | Mequon Office | Serving West Bend, WI

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | Mequon Office | Serving West Bend, WI

  • Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | Milwaukee Office | Serving West Bend, WI

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | Milwaukee Office | Serving West Bend, WI

  • Centofanti Law, SC

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | Mequon Office | Serving West Bend, WI

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | Mequon Office | Serving West Bend, WI

  • Law Offices of David P. Lowe

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | Milwaukee Office | Serving West Bend, WI

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | Milwaukee Office | Serving West Bend, WI

  • Hansen Reynolds LLC

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | Milwaukee Office | Serving West Bend, WI

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | Milwaukee Office | Serving West Bend, WI

  • McDonald & Kloth, LLC

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | Menomonee Falls Office | Serving West Bend, WI

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | Menomonee Falls Office | Serving West Bend, WI

  • Goldberg & Schulkin Law Offices

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | Milwaukee Office | Serving West Bend, WI

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | Milwaukee Office | Serving West Bend, WI

  • Law Office of Randall E. Reinhardt

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | Milwaukee Office | Serving West Bend, WI

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | Milwaukee Office | Serving West Bend, WI

  • Pasternak & Zirgibel S.C.

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | Brookfield Office | Serving West Bend, WI

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | Brookfield Office | Serving West Bend, WI

  • Gingras, Thomsen & Wachs, LLP

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | Milwaukee Office | Serving West Bend, WI

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | Milwaukee Office | Serving West Bend, WI

  • Habush Habush & Rottier S.C.

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | West Bend Office

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | West Bend Office

  • von Briesen & Roper, S.C.

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | Milwaukee Office | Serving West Bend, WI

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers | Milwaukee Office | Serving West Bend, WI

West Bend 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 West Bend 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.

Best Time to Seek Legal Help

No matter what your legal issue may be, it is always best to seek legal help early in the process. An attorney can help secure what is likely to be the best possible outcome for your situation and avoid both unnecessary complications or errors.

Top Questions to Ask a Lawyer

  • What is the usual process to resolve my case? How long will it take to resolve this?
  • What are likely outcomes of a case like mine? What should I expect?

An experienced lawyer should be able to communicate a basic “road map” on how to proceed. The lawyer should be able to walk you through the anticipated process, key considerations, and potential pitfalls to avoid. Once you’ve laid out the facts of your situation to the lawyer, he/she should be able to frame expectations and likely scenarios to help you understand your legal issue.

How to Find the Right Attorney

  • Determine the area of law that relates to your issue. Attorneys specialize in specific practice areas around legal issues within the broad field of law.
  • Seek out recommendations from friends, family, and colleagues. A successful attorney or practice will typically have many satisfied clients.
  • Set up consultation appointments to get a better understanding of your case as well as gauge your comfort level with different attorneys. Find the attorney who is the right fit for your needs.

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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