If you or a loved one has been injured as a result of a wrongful diagnosis, surgical error or other medical treatment, we understand that there are often a number of questions that need to be answered before you can decide the proper course of action. At the Marcarian Law Firm we are committed to providing our clients with comprehensive legal representation and will help you understand how to handle this unfortunate situation.
How Medical Malpractice Cases Are Handled
At the Marcarian Law Firm we believe that each medical malpractice case should be considered individually. This means that we will take the time to discuss your situation with you to determine what the next step should be. If appropriate, we will set up a time to meet with you and discuss the details of your medical malpractice case in more depth. We will review medical records and billing statements, discuss your physical limitations and need for future medical care and will come up with a plan of attack.
Medical Malpractice Case Timeframe
Many clients ask us how long it takes for a medical malpractice case to be resolved. Unfortunately there is no exact time frame for the resolution of medical malpractice cases in California. Some cases will be resolved before a lawsuit is filed and some cases will proceed all the way to trial. We do want you to know that regardless of the time frame, the attorneys at the Marcarian Law Firm will be with you through every step and will explain the process as you go along. You will be part of a knowledgeable and talented team.
Compensation in a Medical Malpractice Case
We know that missing time from work, being unable to take care of your spouse, children and home and paying for unanticipated medical expenses can really take a toll. As a result, many of our clients are curious about the recovery they are entitled to in a medical malpractice case. While every case is different, generally speaking you are entitled to be compensated for:
- your injuries and any medical expenses related to them
- lost income from time missed from work
- loss of future earnings capacity (if your injuries affect your ability to work in the future)
- pain and suffering (subject to the legal limit)
At the Marcarian Law Firm we understand that your injuries have put you under a significant amount of financial stress. In order to lessen the burden we handle most of our medical malpractice cases on a contingency fee basis. This means that you do not have to pay us anything up front for our services. We will wait to get paid our fee and reimbursed for some or all of the costs of your medical malpractice case until we reach a settlement or receive a verdict. That way you don’t have to worry about paying us!
Ultimately the decision to pursue a medical malpractice case hinges on a number of factors that you will want to discuss with an experienced and knowledgeable attorney. At the Marcarian Law Firm we offer free, no obligation telephone consultations to people who are considering pursuing a medical malpractice case. Please contact us or call us at (800) 924-3784 to discuss the specifics of your case.