When you are injured or sick, you put your life in the hands of medical care providers, but one mistake can change your life forever. When it comes to medical negligence for a personal injury, the best medical malpractice attorney can offer legal counsel and provide skillful representation, ensuring you receive fair compensation.
If you’re searching for a medical malpractice attorney in Warren, Michigan, the personal injury attorneys at Cochran, Kroll & Associates, P.C. can help you. Our attorneys put their decades of medical malpractice experience to work for patients who have suffered avoidable harm at the hands of healthcare providers and facilities.
When medical professionals betray your trust, we challenge their failures and hold the responsible party accountable.
Medical malpractice is defined as a negligent act that causes harm to a patient as a result of substandard treatment that falls below the acceptable standard of care.
A healthcare provider may make one of the following medical errors:
Medical malpractice also includes failing to take action during a procedure or medical treatment. These inactions include:
Medical malpractice is particularly tragic when it comes to birth injuries. A medical malpractice instance of delivery negligence would involve using too much force while giving birth to the child and injuring the child.
Birth injuries can become serious, including those that result in:
In Michigan, all medical malpractice claims must be evaluated by a panel of doctors and lawyers to establish whether your case meets the legal standards of malpractice. The three criteria for malpractice are:
If you suspect your injury is a result of medical malpractice, you need to seek legal representation for your case within the statute of limitations of two years of the date of the injury.
Our senior partner, Eileen Kroll, is also a registered nurse with combined legal experience and medical knowledge. She can assess your case, begin gathering relevant evidence, and file your claim. Eileen Kroll can construct a timeline of events and request medical records to support your claims.
She can highlight evidence that points to malpractice and pinpoint the responsible party, making your case even stronger for the panel’s review. Eileen and her team can help you understand the legal issues in a medical malpractice lawsuit and take part in aggressive settlement negotiations.
An experienced medical malpractice attorney can evaluate your case fairly by calculating economic and non-economic damages. Loss of current and future earnings and medical bills constitutes economic damages.
Non-economic damages may include pain and suffering and emotional distress. In medical malpractice lawsuits, Michigan imposes a cap on non-economic damages of $280,000. Non-economic damages in the most severe cases, including reproductive organ damage, cognitive impairment, and paralysis, are capped at $500,000.
If you or someone you love is the victim of medical malpractice, contact Cochran, Kroll & Associates, P.C. today. With our proven track record, you can rely on the experience of attorneys specializing in medical malpractice to help you get the verdict and financial damages you deserve.
We fight aggressively for victims and their families. Our successful record of malpractice verdicts includes:
Our contingency fee basis means we only get paid if we win your case, so there is no financial risk to you to get started. Call our law firm today at 1-866-MICH-LAW (1-866-642-4529) and schedule your no-obligation, free case evaluation.
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Oakland County, Michigan
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A Livonia pedestrian recovered $1.4 million when he was struck by a commercial van resulting in a traumatic brain injury in Redford, Michigan.
Wayne County, Michigan
Patient suffered cardiac arrest and brain damage when a hospital failed to recognize internal bleeding and treatment was delayed for more than 14 hours.
Tuscola County, Michigan
A Tuscola County jury awarded $3.3 million to a severely brain injured motorist as the result of a defective Michigan highway.
A seventeen-year-old construction worker suffered a traumatic brain injury resulting from a fall in Flint, Michigan, and was awarded $1.25 million.
Wayne County, Michigan
Middle-aged woman suffered severe disfiguring facial burns from a simple surgical procedure.
Child developed cerebral palsy with developmental delays due to lack of oxygen and brain injury during labor and delivery.
A Westland construction worker recovered $1.5 million after sustaining a traumatic brain injury while on a construction site in Detroit, Michigan.
A Marlette, Michigan, family reached a $1.3 million settlement in the traffic death of their 5-year-old son when they were struck by a semi truck.
The misdiagnosis of breast cancer resulted in a Redford, Michigan, woman recovering $225,000.
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Brighton, Michigan; Detroit, Michigan
A Brighton family recovered $1.3 million and a Detroit family recovered $900,000 as the result of birth injuries and medical malpractice to their children.
Bay City, Michigan
A Bay City grandmother was awarded $80,000 following an auto accident resulting in a broken leg.