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Boca Raton Hospital Malpractice Lawyer


Boca Raton Hospital Malpractice Lawyer

When someone’s negligence turns a place of healing into a place that harms you, it might be time to call a Boca Raton hospital malpractice attorney.

Hospitals are a place to heal after a major injury or illness, but unfortunately, they’re not always looking out for your best interests. Just like anyone else, hospital staff members can be careless. Sadly, this means you might have suffered worse harm during your stay at the hospital, leaving you with more medical expenses, more pain, and more frustration.

A Boca Raton hospital malpractice lawyer at our firm can help you just like we’ve helped countless other clients like you. Many people have suffered because of hospitals, and you deserve experienced legal help when this happens. But you’ll need to act to get your compensation, and our firm is here to help.

Determining Fault in Boca Raton Hospital Malpractice Cases

When you’ve been injured during your hospital visit in Boca Raton, it can be confusing and frustrating to determine who is at fault for your damages. You’ve likely seen a parade of technicians, nurses, and doctors coming in and out of your room, so determining which of them caused or worsened your situation can feel complex.

When dealing with a malpractice claim involving a hospital, you’ll likely be suing the hospital itself. Whether it was the newest technician or the best doctor in the hospital who caused your injuries, the hospital is likely liable for its employees.

Building your Boca Raton hospital malpractice claim may require you to look beyond your doctors, and that can be difficult because it will require loads of evidence, much of which is hard to come by. If you’re uncertain of where to turn to find your defendant, turn to our attorneys for help.

How the Law Will Affect Your Claim

While hammering out the details of your claim is important, you must also be aware of the laws and rules that will affect your case as you move forward. Getting the compensation you need should be your main priority, but some actions could mean losing it all. Speak with a hospital malpractice lawyer in Boca Raton about which laws will affect your claim for compensation.

The statute of limitations, for example, will be the base time limit for your case. Evidence often deteriorates over time with staff changes, lost records, and healed injuries. That’s part of the reason why medical malpractice cases in Florida have two years after the discovery of the damages, or four years generally, to be filed before they will be dismissed automatically.

Similarly, you need to be especially aware of any malpractice-specific Florida laws that could affect your claim. Damage caps, for instance, can affect how much compensation you receive, and knowing whether they apply to your claim can be difficult. Fortunately, an attorney can help you wade through these murky legal waters.  

Connect with a Boca Raton Hospital Malpractice Attorney

Struggling with hospital negligence is a complex problem. Your injuries are new or worsened, your bills are high, and you’re suffering because of the mistakes of someone you trusted to take care of you. A malpractice case can be both tough on you and extremely difficult to untangle.

But a Boca Raton hospital malpractice lawyer can see you through the process of recovering compensation. As complicated as it can be, getting financial help can make all the difference. To speak to the Law Offices of Casey D. Shomo, give us a call at 561-659-6366 or fill out the online contact form below. We’re waiting for your call, and we’re ready to fight for every cent you’re owed.