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Nurse Attorney in Grand Rapids

When pursuing a claim for medical malpractice in Grand Rapids, MI it is crucial to have both legal expert advice and professional medical opinion. At Cochran, Kroll & Associates, P.C., our senior partner, Eileen Kroll, is a qualified attorney and an experienced registered nurse. This puts us in the unique position of having someone advise on your case who knows both the legal and medical aspects.

Definition of Medical Malpractice

You might be eligible to file a medical malpractice claim if your healthcare provider caused harm, injury, or death. For a free case evaluation, contact our Nurse Attorney in Grand Rapids.

Time Limits in Michigan

For medical malpractice, Michigan law does have a statute of limitations. You are required to submit your claim within two years of harm, injury, or death occurring.

In cases where the injury has not been detected immediately, you have up to six months from the date of detection to file your claim.

If the injury is detected more than six years after the causal incident, then you are barred from filing a suit.

If you are filing a suit, you must notify the healthcare provider of your intention to sue at least 182 days before the suit is submitted.

Caps on Awards

There are caps on the amount of damages that can be awarded in a medical malpractice suit. There is no allowance for punitive damages in this type of case.

Currently, the cap on non-economic damages is $440,000. For cases with permanent paralysis or impaired cognitive functions, the cap is $790,000.

Choose the Best Team

Medical malpractice suits can be complicated cases, with a lot of legal and medical arguments involved. As a Nurse Attorney in Grand Rapids, Eileen offers a unique combination of legal and medical expertise. She can communicate with relevant medical staff and interpret your medical records to ensure your case is argued accurately, fighting for the compensation you deserve.

At Cochran, Kroll & Associates, P.C., your consultation to discuss your case is free. We also operate on a contingency fee basis, which means we only get paid if we help you win your case. If you think you have suffered medical malpractice, why not call us today for an appointment at (866)-868-3779.


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