St. Louis Medical Malpractice LawyerRequest Free Consultation
When we are ill, injured, or in need of emergency medical attention, we rely on hospitals, clinics, and medical professionals to provide us with the help we need to feel better. While feeling better is normally what ultimately occurs, sometimes mistakes are made, and we end up feeling worse or suffering even more harm.
When medical professionals fail to provide the minimum standard of care expected of someone with their training and experience, a patient can be injured further, or lose their life. This is referred to as medical malpractice and is one of the leading causes of death in the United States.
Victims of medical malpractice are legally entitled to compensation for their pain and suffering, lost wages and income, medical expenses, and other related losses. Furthermore, the family of someone who lost their life due to medical malpractice may be entitled to wrongful death and funeral benefits.
If you or a loved one has been injured while under the care of a medical professional in St. Louis, you need the help of our St. Louis medical malpractice attorneys to recover all the compensation you deserve.
Call Miller & Hine today at (314) 413-2053 or reach out to us online to schedule your initial consultation to learn more.
Common Causes of Medical Malpractice in St. Louis, MO.
There are many ways you or a loved one may suffer further injury or illness while being treated by a medical professional. Common causes of medical malpractice in St. Louis include:
- Surgical errors
- Anesthesia errors
- Medical misdiagnosis
- Delayed diagnosis
- Failure to treat
- Medication errors
- Birth injuries
- Emergency room mistakes
- EMT malpractice
- Laboratory mistakes
- X-ray misdiagnosis
- Hospital-acquired infections
Compensation for a St. Louis Medical Malpractice Claim
Regardless of the circumstances that gave rise to your medical malpractice claim, our medical malpractice attorneys can help. We will attempt to negotiate a favorable settlement for you and your family, based on how the medical malpractice occurred and the nature and severity of the harm it caused you.
All possible forms of compensation will be accounted for, such as compensation for your:
- Lost wages and income
- Medical expenses
- Physical pain and suffering
- Emotional distress
- Diminished quality of life
Furthermore, if you have lost a child, parent, sibling, spouse, or other loved one due to medical malpractice, you may qualify for wrongful death benefits.
Our skilled trial attorneys will do everything needed to obtain a fair settlement from the liable party(s) and their insurance carriers. If a settlement cannot be agreed upon, we will not hesitate to take your case to trial to secure the compensation you deserve.
Don’t hesitate to contact our law firm to discuss your medical malpractice claim with an experienced St. Louis medical malpractice attorney. The law limits the amount of time you have to file a lawsuit to recover your losses.
Get an Experienced Medical Malpractice Lawyer on Your Side Today
The St. Louis medical malpractice lawyers at Miller & Hine have more than 48 years of combined experience. Call us today at (314) 413-2053 or visit our contact page to schedule a free, no-obligation consultation. Remember, we don’t charge a fee unless we recover compensation for you.