South Florida Medical Malpractice Lawyer
Medical Malpractice, Medical Negligence, Doctor & Nurse Error
Medical malpractice is when a healthcare provider violates the standard of care that a patient is owed, resulting in harm to a patient. Healthcare providers can include medical doctors, nurses, hospitals, therapists, dentists, nursing homes, and anyone else who has a duty to treat a patient.
According to WebMD, deadly, preventable medical errors kill up to 100,000 Americans annually.
Medical malpractice claims in Florida have specific legal requirements, including pre-lawsuit requirements and strict time limits. The statutes can be found in Chapter 766 of the Florida Statutes are called “The Medical Act.”
Our firm helps people who have suffered from such tragedies such as:
- Surgical Errors
- Medication Errors
- Defective Drugs
- Birth Injuries
- Brain Injuries
- Failure to Warn
- Failure to Refer
Our experienced medical malpractice lawyers understand the complex and evolving Florida medical malpractice law. We also retain nationally renowned experts in fields of medicine. We will help you get compensation for your pain and suffering; compensation for medical bills; help you find medical treatment; help you recover lost, present, and future job income; and help you deal with the insurance company. We can also file a wrongful death claim if someone you love was killed in an accident due to medical negligence.
If you or a loved one has been injured or killed due to medical malpractice and would like to learn more about your legal rights, please contact Baker, Zimmerman, & Perez online or call (954) 509-1900 or toll free at (800) 886-LAWS. We offer free consultations and charge you only if we win your case.