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How Long Will My Case Take?

There is no hard-and-fast rule. Each medical malpractice case is different, and certain defendants might be more motivated to settle than others. Having said that, a medical malpractice case often takes two to three years from start to finish. For a more precise answer based on the facts of your case, please contact our office.

What Happens if My Medical Records Have been Falsified?

If a doctor makes a mistake, it is not outside the realm of possibility that he or she might falsify your records. As experienced medical malpractice attorneys, we can check your records for signs of tampering. As more records are electronic, we can often find out which information was added at a later date. Don’t […]

A Loved One Died and I Think a Doctor is to Blame. What do We Do?

Fortunately, Nevada’s wrongful death statute allows grieving family members to sue anyone who intentionally, recklessly, or negligently caused another person’s death. In most cases, a surviving spouse or surviving children can file the lawsuit. If your loved one had no spouse or children, then parents can file the lawsuit in court. A wrongful death lawsuit […]

Will I Need to Attend a Medical Exam?

Possibly. Your condition might have improved or worsened since you last saw a doctor, so we might request that youmeet with a doctor for an evaluation. Sometimes, the defense might want you to undergo a medical exam with a doctor hand-picked by the insurance company. Usually, they need to get a court order before we […]

Do I Need an Expert Witness?

Yes. Nevada law requires that any complaint filed in court must be accompanied with an affidavit of merit. This affidavit is created by a medical expert who must certify that the allegations set out in the complaint are supported by evidence. If you do not have this affidavit, then the court must dismiss your lawsuit. […]

How Much Compensation Can I Receive?

Calculating your damages is a complicated process that requires a little bit of guesswork. Generally, you can receive 100% of your economic losses, which includes things like: Corrective surgery Other medical treatment to fix the injury caused by your doctor Prosthetics Prescription drugs Lost wages if you could not go to work while you recovered […]

What Compensation Can I Receive?

As the victim, you can receive compensation for a variety of losses, including: Medical care to treat the burn Any future medical care, such as prosthetics or continuing rehabilitation Lost wages, if you could not work while you recovered Lost future wages, if you cannot work in the future because of the burn injury You […]

How Quickly Should an Accident be Investigated?

Ideally, an accident will be investigated immediately to determine what caused the burn and who was responsible. As part of the investigation, your burn injury attorney might need to look at any product that caused the burn. If a car accident caused a burn injury, you should not have your car fixed until a lawyer […]