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The Truth About Malpractice Cases and Your Rights

Countless individuals trust doctors to provide them care. When something goes wrong, they’re not always quick to file a lawsuit and sue the negligent doctor for medical malpractice. However, it’s important to know that medical malpractice lawsuits serve a valuable purpose to the victim and the general public.

Many people are hesitant to report their doctor, but we would like to explain why you should act quickly when a medical professional causes you harm. Here are the two biggest benefits of a medical malpractice lawsuit.

Benefits for the Patient

The patient who is a victim of medical negligence can experience some of the worst harm. They might need compensation for the damages they sustain, especially when medical negligence causes long-term health problems.

Medical malpractice victims can seek compensation for:

  • Ongoing medical bills
  • Lost income
  • Specialized medical equipment
  • Pain and suffering

By filing a lawsuit, you can recover compensation that helps you move forward after a severe injury.

Benefits for the General Public

When you file a medical malpractice lawsuit against a negligent healthcare professional or hospital, you help set a standard. You show others that it’s not okay for the doctor to make mistakes that can cause you significant harm. It helps discourage that doctor or hospital from making a similar mistake and causing harm to others who may trust them with their care.

Never allow a doctor to get away with causing you severe harm. It’s imperative to take action and hold negligence accountable. You can safeguard your rights by hiring an attorney to help you throughout the process.

Our Cleveland medical malpractice lawyers at Spangenberg Shibley & Liber LLP are here to stand in your corner. Our goal is to seek the maximum compensation you deserve following a severe injury. You can trust us to look out for your best interests from start to finish.

Call us at (216) 600-0114 today.


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