When you or a loved one has suffered injuries due to a medical professional’s reckless or negligent acts, you may have a valid claim for medical malpractice. You may likewise be entitled to fair compensation for your damages. To start the discussion about settling your case, instead of going straight to court, you will need to send an effective demand letter to the medical professional’s insurance provider.
In your medical malpractice settlement demand letter, you must specify details about your injuries and state the reasons why you’re entitled to recover compensation and how much compensation you’re seeking. You should also lay out your encounters with the liable party and clearly explain how the medical malpractice incident has negatively affected your life.
Do note, though, that depending on particular facts of your claim, you may have to address other matters in your settlement demand letter. If your demand letter does not result in a reasonable and fair settlement offer from the insurer, you may have to take your medical malpractice claim to court.
Find Out How an Experienced Greenville Medical Malpractice Can Help
You deserve proper compensation for the injuries, suffering, and related losses caused by a medical professional’s negligent actions. There’s no cost to learn what our skilled Greenville medical malpractice lawyer can do for your case, so reach out to Bobby Jones Law. You can arrange your free case evaluation by calling 864-432-1759 or filling out our quick online form in the Contact page.
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Medical Malpractice FAQs
What Damages Can I Recover in a Medical Malpractice Claim?
You may be able to recover the following damages:
- Past and/or future medical expenses incurred for treating your injuries
- Lost wages if you stopped working to recover from your injuries
- Pain and suffering
- Out-of-pocket expenses related to your injuries
Should I Hire a Lawyer for a Medical Malpractice Claim?
Unless you know all about the medical malpractice rules in your state and can negotiate with sneaky insurance claims adjusters, you need to have an experienced lawyer to ensure that you recover compensation that’s commensurate to your losses.
How Much is My Medical Malpractice Claim Worth?
Generally speaking, you can recoup a higher settlement amount if you have severe injuries. Your lawyer can give you a more accurate estimation based on the specific facts of your case.