Should You Hire a Medical Malpractice Attorney in Florida?
If you have questions about whether you or a loved one was the victim of medical malpractice in Florida, you should speak with an attorney as soon as possible. In Florida, there is generally a two-year statute of limitations on medical malpractice cases, though there are very specific rules governing how this time period is calculated. If you or a loved one are contemplating filing a medical malpractice lawsuit, don’t wait. It is never too early to consult with a medical malpractice lawyer.
Patients harmed by medical malpractice are sometimes uncertain of what went wrong. They simply have questions and a sense that there was a medical error or malpractice during the course of treatment. Unlike some other types of negligence actions, it is not always easy for a lay person to know whether there was medical negligence. Frequently patients hurt by medical malpractice are either under anesthesia at the time of the malpractice or they do not have the specialized medical training or knowledge to discern whether there was a medical error. A Florida medical malpractice lawyer can help get to the bottom of things by gathering your pertinent medical records and having them reviewed by a medical professional. This is usually the first step in determining whether there is a case of medical malpractice.
So if you or a loved one are considering a medical malpractice action in Florida, or simply have a few questions you would like to discuss with an attorney, there is no reason to wait. Many law firms that handle medical malpractice cases, including ours, will offer a free initial consultation.