In order to determine if you have a valid Illinois medical malpractice claim the following questions should be considered:
- Was the action or decision made by the medical professional consistent with the required standard of care?
- Does the extent of my damages warrant an Illinois medical malpractice claim?
- Is there a direct relationship between the injuries I incurred and a medical professional’s action?
These questions can help an experienced Chicago medical malpractice attorney determine if the medical professionals in charge of caring for you conducted themselves in accordance with the required standard duty of care. This helps to establish negligence, which is pivotal to your claim.When considering an Illinois medical malpractice claim you must also consider the extent of your damages, as the time and expense required for filing an Illinois medical malpractice claim only makes sense when dealing with permanent or life-changing injuries. If your injuries are minor, even if negligence was to blame, it would not be worth your time or an attorney’s time to file an expensive and time-consuming lawsuit that may take years to resolve.Additionally, you must show that there is direct causation between your injuries and the medical professional actions or decision. This means you’ll need to prove that a medical negligence directly resulted in your injuries. Depending on your medical history and what evidence is available, this is easier said than done. In most cases you’re Chicago medical malpractice attorney will work with a team of other medical professionals to help establish a causal link. There are many other questions that may be asked to determine if you have a valid Illinois medical malpractice claim. Once you have established valid reasoning for a claim you should contact a Chicago medical malpractice attorney to help you file and settle your malpractice claim.Hiring a Chicago Medical Malpractice Attorney If you think you’ve been injured as a result of a medical negligence in Illinois, you should consult with an experienced Chicago medical malpractice attorney who can help you determine if you are eligible to file an Illinois medical malpractice claim. These types of claims are often complicated and require both medical and legal expertise.An experienced Chicago medical malpractice attorney can evaluate your medical malpractice case, assess damages, and defend your best interests against the individuals or hospitals that are responsible for your injuries. Contact us today at the Law Offices of Barry G. Doyle for a no cost case evaluation – (312) 263-1080.