If a healthcare provider injured you or someone you love, our medical malpractice team can help you seek monetary damages. We build strong cases for compensation that meet Ohio’s legal requirements for medical malpractice and negotiate for favorable financial settlements. Our goal is to help you avoid a prolonged court case.
The team at the Fitch Law Firm LLC can compile evidence of the medical error that led to your current condition and fight to prove the negligence that entitles you to compensation. When our Springfield medical malpractice lawyer helps you pursue damages from a healthcare provider, we seek to recover economic and non-economic damages for your physical and emotional pain and suffering. Our team will review this process with you during a free review of the case.
Put Our Team to Work Building Your Case for Compensation
If you or someone you love was the victim of a misdiagnosis, missed diagnosis, or other medical error in Springfield, your case can benefit from working with our medical malpractice lawyer. When the Fitch Law Firm LLC team goes to bat for you, we will:
- Read and review your medical records
- Contact medical experts to substantiate your allegations
- Interview witnesses
- Identify the at-fault party
- Handle all case-related communications, including timely submission of forms and documents
- Build a comprehensive case file
- Assign a financial value to your case
- Negotiate with the at-fault party’s insurer
While you focus on your injuries, prognosis, and recovery, we take care of building your case. Our team members will compile, organize, and submit evidence of the legal components of malpractice. We also present your evidence to the at-fault party’s legal and insurance representatives during settlement negotiations.
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When our team fights for financial recovery, our goal is to settle your case outside the courtroom for the best possible outcome. For example, when we went to work for these clients, we obtained financial compensation in the following amounts:
- $2,650,000 recovery for an infant who suffered a neurological injury at birth due to improper care of the mother
- $1,550,000 recovery for the surviving family of a 40-year-old man who did not receive a timely diagnosis of a rare form of cancer
- $1,200,000 recovery for a woman who suffered severe and permanent complications after a failed diagnosis and treatment plan
Our personal injury team never stops fighting for the compensation you deserve due to negligence. We work as hard on your case as we have for every previous client. We assign a carefully calculated value to your case and use that figure to drive settlement negotiations.
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Our Firm Represents Clients Seeking Medical Malpractice Damages
Upon reviewing the damages you have experienced, our team will assign a financial value to your injuries, recovery, and future prognosis. When we represent clients injured in Springfield, Ohio Revised Code §2315.18 defines the types of recoverable damages you can seek from the at-fault party. Your recoverable damages may include:
- Current and future medical bills
- Current and future salary loss
- Required rehabilitation and therapy
- Physical pain and suffering
- Physical disfigurement
- Mental and emotional anguish
Medical malpractice can leave you with injuries that cause temporary and permanent changes to your physical appearance and abilities. It can also force changes in your life and lifestyle. When that happens, our team helps you hold the at-fault party financially responsible for your injuries and financial recovery.
You do not have to calculate the monetary value of your medical malpractice case on your own. Our case assessment team will help you compile the bills and receipts to prove the value of your tangible losses. We will also help you understand how to value intangible damages accurately.
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Proving the Elements of Medical Malpractice
Because many medical procedures can come with inherent risks, proving medical malpractice can be challenging. Aside from an obvious medical mishap or mistake, it can be hard to know if medical malpractice led to your current condition or to that of a loved one. To establish that your injuries or illness is the result of faulty care by a medical professional, we help you prove that:
- The healthcare provider was responsible for your care.
- They acted or failed to act as another healthcare professional would have under the same circumstances.
- You suffered further injury or illness because of this faulty care.
- You experienced recoverable damages as a result.
Medical malpractice lawsuits in Ohio are also required to include an Affidavit of Merit. This document is a critical part of your case because it affirms the at-fault party’s negligence. According to Ohio Revised Code §2323.451, this affidavit should attest to the legitimacy of your case and confirm the at-fault party’s failure to meet the required standard of care.
Identifying the At-Fault Medical Professional
Your medical malpractice allegation does not have to stem from physician-led medical care. If you believe you have been injured by flawed, faulty, or otherwise deficient medical care or equipment, our team can help you prove your right to compensation from those responsible. The negligent party in your case may have been a:
When multiple people bear responsibility for your treatment injuries, it can be hard to know where to assign financial liability. You do not have to navigate the complex legal process of fighting for medical malpractice compensation on your own. Our team will help you determine the validity of the case, identify the at-fault party, and build a claim against all responsible parties.
Contact One of Our Team Members for a Free Consultation
If a negligent medical error harmed you or someone you love in Springfield, our medical malpractice lawyer can help you fight for financial compensation. Our team members will review the details of your case, determine the cause of your injuries, and define their life-changing impact on you and your family.
Get a free review of your case with one of our team members at the Fitch Law Firm LLC by calling us today.
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