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6 Reasons Why You Need an Experienced Medical Malpractice Law Firm for Your Claim

Legally Reviewed and Edited by: Terry Cochran

Hiring an experienced medical malpractice lawyer is imperative for the success of your malpractice claim. An inexperienced lawyer will not have the necessary knowledge and process know-how to secure you the proper compensation.

But is goes further than just the settlement amount and the process of filing a claim. Here are six reasons why you should only hire an experienced medical malpractice attorney for your case:

Stay objective

Following the death of a loved one, it can be challenging to stay impartial and calm during your claim process. A medical malpractice lawyer, however, can remain objective and have a clear mind to help you get the very best result for your claim.

If you are unable to stay unbiased and your feelings of anger and loss come across in your correspondence, you may have more difficulties reaching a suitable settlement. Naturally, you have the right to have these emotions, but they can make the negotiation process more difficult and hostile between parties. Once you have a medical malpractice lawyer, make sure to leave all correspondence duties for them.

Know the correct settlement amount

If you try to represent yourself or hire an inexperienced medical malpractice lawyer, they may be unable to determine the correct settlement amount. Without enough experience, the initial settlement amount suggested may be far too high or far too low. Experienced malpractice lawyers can create a settlement that accurately reflects the damages caused while keeping a high probability of success.

An experienced attorney will also be familiar with other negotiation methods to use when conversing with your insurance company. This might help you receive a much higher settlement than ever possible if an inexperienced lawyer representing you.

Act as a middle man

Lawyers specializing in medical malpractice serve as the middle man between you, the defendant and any other involved parties. Not having to discuss the events over and over again will spare you the pain of having to relive them.

This will also help you avoid situations in which you say something detrimental to your case. After all, how you present specific information on your medical malpractice claim has a tremendous influence on the probable success of your case.

Save you stress and time

Having a medical malpractice lawyer means no paperwork for you! Your lawyer will handle all the necessary paperwork and fill them out accurately, so the chances of winning your claim are higher. They also know all the proper time frames, so you don’t miss any submission deadlines.

Save you stress and time

Know exactly who and what you need

The top medical malpractice attorneys know the law and how to use it to your benefit. They also know all the necessary information and proof required to have a successful medical malpractice claim. Experienced lawyers can point you in the right direction when it comes to collecting the necessary information.

Moreover, experienced lawyers will know if it is necessary to hire a medical expert to testify for your case and where to find them.

Know medical law and industry jargon

If you are not a medical professional yourself, understanding the medical issues or what exactly went wrong during the treatment or diagnosis can be extremely difficult. It’s better to find a lawyer who has ample experience with complex medical cases and evidence.

Knowing complex medical information is what separates lawyers specializing in medical malpractice from personal injury lawyers. At Cochran, Kroll & Associates P.C., we have a registered nurse on staff who has been practicing medical malpractice cases exclusively since 1990. Call Attorney RN Eileen Kroll at 1-866-MICH-LAW for a free consultation regarding your medical malpractice case.

Time is of the essence when it comes to filing medical malpractice claims in Michigan since strict limitations are in place. Don’t hesitate to contact us today to get the justice that you or a loved one deserves.

Disclaimer : The information provided is general and not for legal advice. The blogs are not intended to provide legal counsel and no attorney-client relationship is created nor intended.

Ms. Barry is studying Communications at the University of Pennsylvania. She has won multiple awards both for her persuasive and creative writing and has written extensively on the topics of medical malpractice law, personal and birth injury law, product liability law. When she's not researching and writing about these topics, she edits a literary magazine and tutors students at Penn's writing center.



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