It helps to have the best legal advice and expert medical opinion when you are are filing a medical malpractice or personal injury claim in Flint, MI. At Cochran, Kroll & Associates, P.C., senior partner, Eileen Kroll, is a qualified registered nurse and an experienced attorney. She has brought her combination of skills to numerous cases over the years, obtaining significant awards for her clients.
Eileen can help you file a medical malpractice claim if your healthcare provider has deviated from the accepted standards laid down by law and by the medical profession. If you or a loved one has experienced an injury, harm, or even a fatality due to medical malpractice, nurse attorney Eileen will fight to protect your rights.
Michigan state law places a time limit, known as the statute of limitations on how long after the incident, you can file a claim. That time limit is two years from the date on which the incident occurred.
If you do not detect the injury immediately, you have up to six months after it has been detected to file your suit.
You are also required to notify the healthcare professional or provider of your intention to sue at least 182 days before the claim is filed. This is called a Notice of Intent to File.
Michigan state law does not allow for punitive damages in a medical malpractice case. The current cap on non-economic damages that can be awarded is $440,000.
In cases where there is permanent paralysis or permanent damage to cognitive functions or a reproductive body part, the cap is $790,000.
To help navigate the complicated maze of medical malpractice claims, the expertise of nurse attorney Eileen Kroll offers many advantages. She has worked on over 100 relevant legal cases and can use her medical experience to communicate with medical professionals and to understand the medical side of your case. This experience enables Eileen and her legal team to advocate on your behalf and seek the justice you deserve.
At Cochran, Kroll & Associates, P.C., we offer a free initial consultation and work on a contingency basis. We only charge a fee if you win your case. To book your complimentary case evaluation, call our law firm at (866)-868-3779.
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.