Medical Malpractice Lawsuit in Bucks County
Q&A on medical malpractice laws in Bucks County
As Bucks County medical malpractice lawsuit attorneys, we find that many of our clients or prospective clients are uncertain about Bucks County medical malpractice settlements and lawsuits. Here, we address publicly some of the most common questions. We hope this helps you as you seek help and solutions regarding a Bucks County medical malpractice claim in Pennsylvania.
What kinds of events result in malpractice lawsuits in Bucks County?
Common medical malpractice claims and lawsuits arise from a wide array of negligence by medical professionals. Examples of medical malpractice include:
- Misdiagnosis of a disease or medical condition
- Failure to diagnose a disease or medical condition
- Failure to provide appropriate treatment
- Medication dosage errors
- Prescription negligence
- Negligent hiring and training practices
- Insufficient or inexperienced staffing
How do you prove medical malpractice?
To prove medical neglect in a Bucks County malpractice suit, your attorney must establish that there was—
- A duty of care — that the medical facility or medical practitioner had a duty to act in a way that a reasonable person would act in the same circumstance
- A breach of duty — that the actions or omissions of the medical facility or medical practitioner represent a failure to act in the established reasonable manner
- A causal connection — that the medical facility's or medical practitioner’s actions or inactions caused your loss or damages
- A resulting harm — that you were harmed as a result of the caregiver’s actions or omissions
How long does it take to settle a Bucks County medical malpractice suit?
It is inherently difficult to predict the passage of time between starting your Bucks County malpractice lawsuit and receiving a settlement. It is possible that you will not receive a settlement and may need to take your Bucks County malpractice case all the way to court. Your case may settle in a few months or it may take many years. Many factors complicate and therefore lengthen Bucks County malpractice settlements. Contributing factors may include—
- The number of plaintiffs
- The number of defendants
- The type of injury
- The willingness of the defendant to settle
- The size of the settlement
- The caseload of the court system
- The availability of key witnesses
How do I find a qualified lawyer for my Bucks County medical malpractice case?
When you need a lawyer to handle your medical malpractice case in Bucks County, work with the Law Offices of Paul R. Weber. When you are hurt by medical negligence, you need the advice of an experienced Bucks County medical malpractice lawyer — one with a track record of securing strong settlements. For decades, Paul Weber has handled malpractice litigation in Bucks County, building an impressive record of outstanding settlements and awards for people injured or killed by caregivers.
Contact us today or call 215-752-7676 for a free consultation for help with your medical malpractice suit in Bucks County, Pennsylvania.