While we expect the highest standard of care from all medical professionals when we are under their care, the reality is that things can go wrong, whether as a result of unintentional error or wilful negligence. When something happens due to medical negligence, we want to be sure that we can file malpractice claims and be compensated for any economical damage as well as pain and suffering to us or to family members.
In 2017, victims of medical malpractice received nearly $4 billion in compensation.
Medical malpractice can happen at any stage of your medical care, and those responsible can be anyone involved in your care from a pharmacist to a surgeon.
Medical malpractice can have serious consequences and cause serious injuries including birth injury, infection, and even wrongful death. While medical malpractice cases can cover a wide range of circumstances, there are some common examples:
As one of the leading medical malpractice lawyers in Detroit Michigan, the law firm of Cochran, Kroll & Associates, P.C. have been dealing with medical malpractice cases for many years. We will offer you the best in legal advice, build a strong attorney client relationship, and diligently represent you in any negotiations with insurance companies or in court. You can book a free consultation with our team by calling (866)-466-9912 today.
A young couple from Monroe, Michigan, was awarded a $15.8 million verdict as the result of their baby son, Jason, being inflicted with Cerebral Palsy as the result of an error during the final stages of a labor.
Oakland County, Michigan
While in the hospital a mother of three was not properly treated for a closed-head injury causing her untimely death.
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.
A construction worker redeemed his worker’s compensation case for $125,000 in Detroit, Michigan.
A paraplegic woman from Monroe, Michigan, recovered Michigan no-fault benefits including the purchase of a new home and attendant care in excess of $400,000.
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.