St. Louis Medical Malpractice Lawyers
Nearly Two Decades of World-Class Service
Though doctors are highly trained professionals, they can make costly oversights that result in severe complications. If you or someone you love has suffered a serious injury due to medical malpractice, you have the right to seek justice and compensation. Protect your rights by hiring our personal injury lawyers.
Our St. Louis personal injury attorneys at Stephens Kelly Law have nearly 20 years of combined experience in litigation. Our practice history has included time at a national firm, where we handled claims worth millions of dollars for Fortune 500 companies. Because of this experience, our lawyers understand the tactics necessary to win even the toughest cases.
We use our knowledge to provide individual clients with the kind of top-level representation that large corporations receive. Let our legal team help you seek the restitution you deserve!
Contact our personal injury attorneys today for a free case evaluation by calling (314) 240-5040 or filling out an online form.
Seasoned Legal Guidance for Any Malpractice Claim
Our attorneys have handled countless cases of medical malpractice, and are familiar with various types of injuries and the legal strategies needed to seek damages for them.
Common examples of medical malpractice include:
We are dedicated to seeking justice for our clients. With unique experience in representing large corporations, we are confident that we possess the effective legal advocacy that is needed to take on major healthcare providers and insurance companies. Contact us to discuss the details of your case.
Do I have a Case?
The key to medical malpractice is the standard of care. If you can prove your doctor or physician didn’t follow or violated the standard of care for your medical issue, there is a good chance you have a good medical malpractice claim.
Your doctor making a mistake is not in and of itself enough for a claim. You need to be able to show the mistake caused you damage or further harm before you can file a suit against them. Examples of strong cases include amputation of the wrong body part, brain damage following an operation, a medical condition or disease that got worse after surgery, or a fatality.
It must also be shown that the injury is connected to negligence on the part of the physician, nurse, or hospital staff. The most difficult part of the malpractice claim is substantiating this negligence. Typically, you will need at least one expert witness to explain how the mistake caused your injury. This means finding another doctor or medical professional to testify to the existence of negligence.
Why You Should Hire a St. Louis Malpractice Attorney
Obviously there is a lot that goes into a medical malpractice suit. They can be complicated and time consuming which is why if you believe you have a case, you should consult with a St. Louis medical malpractice attorney who can go over your situation and tell you if you have a case or not. Since you only have two years to file a claim before the statute of limitations expires, and it can takes several months for a case to end, the physician or hospital’s insurance company will be in no hurry to speak with you.
If you have been injured by a physician due to their negligence, you should seek legal advice from Stephens Kelly Law as soon as possible. You can recover damages for your medical bills, lost wages, and emotional distress.
Contact Our Firm
We fight for our clients’ well-being. If you have been injured as a result of medical malpractice, you have the right to seek restitution. Contact our seasoned personal injury lawyers to begin the process of filling a malpractice claim.
Call our firm directly or fill out an online case evaluation form to request a free consultation