When you are injured by a doctor or any other healthcare professional, it is important that you speak with a medical malpractice lawyer as soon as possible. In many states, the statute of limitations is two years for these types of cases. Acting swiftly can help protect your rights.
Selecting an Attorney
Medical malpractice is a difficult area of law. When you are choosing an attorney to represent you in a medical malpractice case, it is important that you select a lawyer who has a proven history of winning these complex legal battles. Your choice of attorney will play a direct role in the proceedings and the potential outcome of your case.
Various law firms handle medical malpractice claims. None do so with the same success as Kline & Specter PC. Established in 1995, Kline & Specter has grown to include more than 40 lawyers. Five of our attorneys are also medical doctors – the most of any firm in the nation – a factor that works in favor of our medical malpractice clients. We also have medical experts in various fields both on staff and readily available, allowing us to pour over records and identify all instances of malpractice. This has allowed our attorneys to secure significant verdicts and settlements for many clients, including the largest ever medical malpractice verdict in Pennsylvania – $100 million. We have the largest number of big verdicts of any law firm in the nation.
If you have been injured by a healthcare professional and would like to understand your options and rights, we encourage you to call us and schedule a free case review right away.
Medical Malpractice Damages
Damages that may be sought in a medical malpractice claim include:
- Special Damages. These include quantifiable expenses such as medical bills and lost wages
- General Damages. These include non-quantifiable expenses such as personal pain and suffering
- Punitive Damages. These are for instances in which harm was intentional, malicious, or particularly egregious.
What you are owed following medical malpractice is dependent on factors unique to your situation. The best way to learn what you claim may be worth is through a free consultation with one of our experienced medical malpractice attorneys. Call Kline & Specter at 215-772-1000 to schedule your consultation today.