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Kansas City Medical Malpractice Lawyer

Medical malpractice can be a very serious situation, there can be injuries sustained in a surgical error that result in serious loss of function and even wrongful death. Those who have suffered from medical malpractice may have many questions regarding the potential claim for damages that they have, as well as other issues. If you have questions then a Kansas City medical malpractice attorney from Montee Law Firm, P.C. will be able to help answer them in detail. What follows are a few of the common questions that are asked in regards to the process of medical malpractice claims.

Q: What is medical malpractice?

A: Medical malpractice involves the negligent or deliberate acts of a medical entity such as a doctor or pharmacy that result in the injury of a patient. Many times medical malpractice is a mistake and the injuries that are incurred were the result of a negligent act.

Q: How do I know if I have a medical malpractice case?

A: While every case is different, a victim will generally be able to recognize a lack of care that results in injury or sickness. If you have suffered from serious injuries that started after a surgical procedure, or if you are becoming increasingly sick while taking a prescription, then you may be the victim of medical malpractice.

Q: How much can I expect to receive from my claim?

A: Every claim has different elements that are considered, and most injuries have ranging severity. Depending on the severity and duration of your injuries, you could expect to receive more or less damages. The purpose of the damages collected is to help compensate for incurred medical bills and other financial hardships.

Q: How much time do I have to file my claim?

A: In the state of Missouri statute of limitations apply which means that you will only have a limited amount of time to file your claim before any potential rights you have to damages are forfeited. Depending on some circumstances of your case you could have up to 10 years to file your claim, or you could have two years to file your claim. A representative from our firm will be able to discuss this issue with you in more detail as it pertains to your case.

Q: Will I automatically receive damages if a doctor made a surgical error?

A: The primary purpose of filing a claim and going through investigation is to establish that the doctor acted negligently and that your injuries are the direct result of these negligent acts. If these issues are established then you will probably be able to receive some amount of monetary damages.

How a Representative From Our Firm Can Help You

At Montee Law Firm, P.C. we are a medical malpractice law firm, if you are seeking to file a claim for damages due to injuries you have sustained from the negligent acts of another then you will greatly benefit from the representation of our legal team. Our firm will be able to answer your questions as they pertain to your claim, discuss your available options with you, counsel you as to the best legal action for you to take and provide you with exuberant representation of your claim in court. Do not hesitate to employ our legal services in order to maximize your chances of a favorable outcome of your case . We have over 100 years of combined experience and we have recovered over $250 million in damages for our clients since our firm was established in 1996.

Contact a Kansas City medical malpractice lawyer from our firm for a free initial consultation to discuss your case.



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