How Do I Know if I Have a Medical Malpractice Claim?

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If you went to the doctor regarding a medical concern, only to have that medical professional harm you further, there is a very good chance that you now feel frustrated, hurt, and betrayed–and rightfully so. If you are seeking financial compensation, our firm is ready to help. Please continue reading and speak with our knowledgeable Texas personal injury attorneys to learn more about how we can help you obtain the compensation you deserve and need to heal via a medical malpractice claim. Here are some of the questions you may have regarding the legal process ahead:

How do I know if I have a valid medical malpractice claim?

To have a valid medical malpractice claim, you will have to hire a knowledgeable Texas personal injury attorney who can work to prove several things. First, your attorney must demonstrate that the medical professional owed you a duty of care. From here, your attorney will have to prove that your medical professional breached that duty of care by taking action that a reasonable physician would not have taken. Finally, you must prove that because of the breach, you were harmed and incurred significant damages as a result. This is not always easy, and oftentimes, physicians will retain expert legal counsel, as their medical career may be at stake in a medical malpractice lawsuit. This is why you must retain the services of an attorney who has handled several medical malpractice claims over the years. Our firm is here to help.

How long do I have to file a medical malpractice claim in Texas?

Every state has a statute of limitations when it comes to medical malpractice claims, and Texas is no exception. If you are harmed by a medical professional in Texas, you will have to take legal action within the state’s statute of limitations. Since the statute of limitations for medical malpractice claims in Texas is two years, you must file your claim within two years of the date of the incident occurring. Waiting any longer than two years from the date of the incident will most likely relinquish your right to sue. Do not let this happen. Our firm is ready to assist you today. All you have to do is pick up the phone and give us a call.

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If you or someone you know has been wrongly injured, you must not wait. Our firm is ready to help you through each step of the legal process to help ensure you recover the financial compensation you need to move on with your life. We are ready to help–all you have to do is contact Brock & Goetzmann, PLLC today.

 
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