If a member of your family suffered brain damage because of a doctor or other medical care provider who acted negligently, you have the right to take legal action against them. You could recover compensation for medical care, prescribed therapy, ongoing care costs, and other expenses and losses.
At Newsome | Melton, our attorneys can review your case and may be able to help you navigate the process to pursue a payout. Call us at (855) 633-2757 to speak with a brain damage lawyer today. We offer complimentary consultations and take legal action on your behalf.
Common Causes Of Brain Damage From Medical Malpractice
There are many ways medical negligence can cause brain damage. Almost any accident or incident that slows or stops the flow of oxygen-rich blood to the brain can cause serious brain damage. Traumatic brain injuries can also occur when medical care providers fail to diagnose or treat other injuries or illnesses. This could include strokes, heart attacks, or head injuries that occur from:
- Motor vehicle accidents
- Slip and fall accidents
- Violent injuries
- Sports injuries
Brain damage may occur during or after surgery, to an infant during childbirth, or during other types of medical care and treatment. A brain damage lawyer on the Newsome | Melton team will be able to review your case and help you understand if medical malpractice occurred. If medical malpractice did occur, we can help understand options for taking action to hold the doctor or hospital liable.
Newsome | Melton Can Help You Build A Medical Malpractice Case
Medical malpractice cases are unusual because they often rely on the testimony of a medical expert witness instead of physical evidence. Some states require that we call in an expert to sign an affidavit. Once this happens, we have a case for which we can take legal action.
Newsome | Melton has a network of trusted medical practitioners we can call in to review the facts of your case and possibly testify on your behalf. We will identify the best expert for your case, request copies of your medical records, and take other steps to build a case. Once hired, we can prove you or a loved one sustained brain damage because of medical malpractice.
A trusted medical expert may testify about:
- The cause of the brain injury and/or how medical negligence worsened your brain injury
- The recommended action(s) of doctors with similar training and experience when faced with the scenario that caused your injury
- The moment your doctor deviated from the acceptable standard of care
This testimony will play a key role in helping our team. It will help the malpractice insurance company, the judge, and the jury understand how the doctor or other caregiver caused or contributed to your injuries.
Our brain damage attorneys can help you pursue a medical malpractice brain damage case. We can explain the strength of your case and guide you through the process required to hold a doctor or hospital liable for malpractice. Let us pursue compensation for you and your family. We understand how frustrating and stressful it can be to suffer this type of life-altering injury, and we want to help make the legal process as easy as possible.
Newsome | Melton can help you build a case against the doctor or other medical professionals who caused you or your loved one to suffer brain damage. Call us today at (855) 633-2757.
Recoverable Damages In A Brain Damage Medical Malpractice Case
Once you hire the attorneys at Newsome | Melton, we will gather documentation of your malpractice-related expenses and losses to prove your medical malpractice brain damage case. When we file an insurance claim or medical malpractice lawsuit on your behalf, we will pursue compensation to cover these losses as well as collect a payout for your injuries.
Some of the most common damages available to you in your medical malpractice case include:
- Additional medical care and related expenses
- Ongoing care costs
- Expenses related to medical and mobility equipment
- Out-of-pocket expenses
- Lost wages and benefits or diminished earning capacity
- Pain and suffering damages
We may also be able to help your family if your loved one passed away from their injuries following medical negligence. Because of the serious nature of brain damage and how it can affect so many body systems, many victims pass away from their injuries. If your family member passed away due to medical negligence, call us today at (855) 633-2757 to discuss your case with our team.
Each State Has A Statute Of Limitations On Brain Damage Medical Malpractice Cases
There are time limits on the length of time a victim has to file a medical malpractice lawsuit. Each state sets its own rules and stipulations. A brain damage attorney from Newsome | Melton can help you understand the deadlines that apply in your case. Because these can be relatively short in some cases, it is important to reach out as soon as possible to discuss your case with a member of our team.
We can explain the applicable laws and go to work building your case quickly after our initial consultation and review of your case. Taking swift action against a doctor or hospital may mean we can build a stronger case on your behalf.
Talk To A Brain Damage Attorney About Your Case
If you or a member of your family suffered brain damage because of a doctor or other medical care professional who acted negligently, you may be able to recover compensation by filing a medical malpractice claim. A brain damage lawyer from Newsome | Melton can review your case for free and help you understand your rights and options.
Call the Newsome | Melton team today at (855) 633-2757 for a consultation. We want to discuss your case and navigate the process for pursuing compensation on your behalf.