Injury/Death Caused by Delays in Treatment
Medical Malpractice Attorneys in Springfield Accepting Serious Injury Cases
Medical treatment is the foundation upon which recovery is built. When a patient receives treatment for an ailment, he or she may finally be able to overcome an illness. Usually, the quicker an individual receives treatment, the better chance he or she has at making a full recovery. Unfortunately, some patients may be victims of delayed treatment.
How long do I have to file a personal injury case in Missouri?Every state has a time limit for how long you have to file a personal injury claim called the statute of limitations. In Missouri, the statute of limitations for personal injury cases is five years from the date the injury occurred or could have been reasonably discovered. If you fail to file your personal injury lawsuit before the statute of limitations expires then the defendant will most certainly file a motion to dismiss the case.
What does a personal injury lawyer do?
Personal injury lawyers are legal experts dedicated to helping those who have been injured in an accident navigate the complex issues on their road to recovery. They specialize in tort law, protecting the rights of victims and ensuring they receive compensation for their suffering.
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The Dangers of Delayed Treatment
Delayed treatment may cause individuals life-altering harm in a number of ways. The most common reason that harm occurs is because an individual’s condition worsens while treatment is delayed.
Delayed treatment may happen as a result of:
Each of these reasons for delayed treatment may qualify as medical malpractice. As such, individuals who suffer harm after receiving delayed treatment may be eligible to receive financial compensation for medical bills, lost wages, pain, and suffering, and more.
However, keep in mind that not all doctor errors constitute medical malpractice. Before taking legal action against a medical institution for medical malpractice, individuals are advised to discuss their cases with an experienced Springfield medical malpractice lawyer. During your consultation, you can discuss the severity of the damages you have suffered and determine whether you have a viable case.
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