experienced-medical-malpractice-attorney-orlando-flYou generally trust your doctors and the healthcare system to look after you. But is the system everything that it’s cracked up to be? Doctors and medical practitioners are just human beings like you and me. As such, they can make mistakes. Doctors and more swear to help the patients that are under their care, Unfortunately, sometimes they do not live up to the care they promise to provide, and that is where medical negligence occurs.

To be fair, a doctor is not responsible every time someone dies under their care. If that were the case, every doctor would be either locked up somewhere or living in squalor, sending every penny that they have to the families of the patients they did not save. Negligence is another case altogether, where there is a purposeful or through lack of care breach in the standard of care that would be provided by any doctor in their situation. In other words, an egregious breach of care or duty is negligence.

Cases have been made and won when it comes to medical malpractice. If you or someone you know is dealing with the after effects of a negligent medical provider, you may be able to file a suit. It won’t take away the pain of this experience, but it will be a start towards paying medical/funeral bills and finding closure. An experienced medical malpractice attorney will be able to tell you more. Read on to find out more about medical malpractice.

Heart disease may be up there with the leading causes of death for North America, but there’s also currently an unnatural cause of death competing for the top prize. You guessed it: medical malpractice. While it hasn’t taken top banana yet, malpractice suits pay out billions of dollars annually to affected parties found to deserve compensation.

When a doctor is negligent, it’s up to a court to decide whether they were– and a legal team to attempt to prove it. The burden of proof is huge here, and the more evidence and documents a party can provide, the better it is. Malpractice claims occur when a party believes that the provider has caused injury or even death to their patient. Even if the practitioner is a nice person, if they really are guilty of negligence and you have medical costs or grief to deal with, you must decide whether you’re going to court or not.

Negligence and the passing or injury of yourself or a loved one is a tough situation to deal with. Lawsuits are so costly that it can be really intimidating to consider filing suit. However, with experienced legal representation on your side, there’s not a whole lot to fear. Some people believe that they may be blackballed, so to speak, by the medical system or by other physicians and medical care providers. This is not the case, so don’t let fear stop you from finding out what your options are.

If you believe that you or a loved one deserves compensation due to malpractice, contact The Law Offices of Payas, Payas, and Payas today to see if you have a case.