Dealing with Medical Negligence Cases
When hiring a professional in any field, it is important to remember that you have rights you can implement when you have been damaged by a negligent act. . Medical professionals, for example, have a responsibility to their clients to follow the proper standard of medical care when it comes to the ultimate security of your health and well-being.
If a licensed health care professional fails to act in the best interests of the patient, there can be disastrous effects. It is in your right as a patient to take action against any type of ordeal you may have suffered so that said expert can compensate you properly. Generally, there is a 3 year statute of limitations in Montana to commence a lawsuit for tort, but exceptions do exist, such as for minors who are victims. That time limit begins to run out when the bad act is committed, or when a patient or guardian should have known of the bad act, which has caused substantial actual damages, including past, present and future medical bills, lost income, and pain and suffering, for example.
Professional negligence is a term used to describe an instance where any type of professional gave you an incomplete exam or consultation, incorrect advice, or conducted themselves improperly around you. Professional negligence isn’t only limited to the medical field, but can also include accountants, engineers, architects, barristers, financial advisers, insurance brokers, solicitors, and tax consultants. When an instance like this occurs, it is in your best interest to contact Schuyler Law Office in order to help you define, document and prove a claim in order to collect proper damages. The recovery of money is generally subject to a contingency attorney fee and unreimbursed expenses advanced by the client victim to proceed with the claim.
An experienced litigator in this field is Chuck Schuyler, PC., of Missoula, MT. Although it is unethical for any legal counsel to guarantee or financially sponsor a claim, counsel’s goal is to eventually reclaim the loss suffered by a client who has been professionally neglected by people who have wrongfully advised them.
Schuyler Law offers stellar legal representation for professional negligence and promises to right the wrongs that have been done to you by an expert mentioned above. He puts the ‘pro’ into ‘professional’, and is a proactive as much as possible on a claim. The lawyer’s goal is to seek justice in all its forms, within the terms of the attorney retainer agreement. Approved in advance by the client.
Upon making an appointment, Schuyler Law Office promises to assist you with any legal query pertaining to the matter. The office will be able to help you with existence of a duty or standard of care, the scope of that duty, quality of advice you received from the professional, the issue of causation, the duty to mitigate, and the measure of compensation. These processes will be explained to you in detail so that you are aware of what exactly will be happening during the steps that follow.
Schuyler Law Office will make sure that the right procedures are utilitzed to process a claim for professional negligence. You will receivehelp to build your Letter of Claim that will consist of a chronological account of the events that occurred during your dealings with the professional, the allegations against the professional, and possibly a confirmation that says an expert has been appointed.
After completion of the mandatory Helena screening panel, it will be determined whether to open a court filing. Once served, the perpetrator should respond in no less than 21 days, and a 3 month waiting period is started in order for an investigation to be implemented. Schuyler will assist you every step of the way, whether the decision is made to proceed, to settle, or to litigate the matter. You will have an adequate resource in your corner, giving you peace of mind under circumstances that are generally difficult and complex.