How does one file a medical malpractice lawsuit?


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To formally file a medical malpractice suit, you must draft and file a complaint with the courts. The complaint is a formal documentation of the allegations against the defendant (doctor, hospital, healthcare provider). Once the complaint has been filed, the lawsuit begins. Prior to filing a lawsuit, which technically you can do yourself, it is strongly advised to consult or hire an experienced attorney to draw up the complaint and file it on your behalf. There can be legal loopholes that make the process difficult, and an experienced lawyer can navigate these waters efficiently and effectively. They also can guide and advise as far as expectations and potential compensation. You are not required to use an attorney but it is very likely your best course of action in this, or any legal matter. It’s what they do....Read More