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Future Medical Expenses in New Mexico Medical Malpractice Cases
When an injured patient is entitled to compensation for future medical care in New Mexico, state law specifies how those expenses will be paid. ... READ MORE

Expert Witness Requirements for Virginia Medical Malpractice Lawsuits
Find out who is qualified to testify as an expert witness in a medical malpractice lawsuit in Virginia, and how the "standard of care" is defined for these kinds of cases. ... READ MORE

How Long Will My Medical Malpractice Claim Take?
The procedural and practical complexities of medical malpractice cases can lead to a longer timeline. Here's what that means for patients who are seeking a legal remedy for the provision of sub-standard medical care. ... READ MORE

How Do I Prove Medical Malpractice?
A medical malpractice lawsuit is often characterized as a "battle of the experts," as in expert witnesses. Here's why. ... READ MORE

Are There Limits on Attorney Fees in California Medical Malpractice Cases?
In California, any contingency fee agreement you enter with a medical malpractice attorney is subject to a fee cap. ... READ MORE

What is 'Res Ipsa Loquitur' in a Medical Malpractice Case?
The "res ipsa loquitur" rule is often invoked in medical negligence cases where a person is injured while sedated. ... READ MORE

The "Certification of Expert Witness" Requirement for Virginia Medical Malpractice Lawsuits
By filing and serving a medical malpractice lawsuit on a health care provider in Virginia, you're essentially certifying that you've obtained a written opinion in support of your case from a qualified medical expert. ... READ MORE

What is the "Affidavit of Merit" in a Michigan Medical Malpractice Lawsuit?
When you file a medical malpractice lawsuit in Michigan, you (or your attorney) also need to file an "affidavit of merit" stating that the case has been reviewed and endorsed by a qualified health care professional. ... READ MORE

What is the "Notice of Intent to File" a Michigan Medical Malpractice Lawsuit?
A Michigan medical malpractice plaintiff needs to comply with a number of unique procedural requirements right at the outset of the case, starting with the mailing of a "notice of intent" to file a lawsuit, which must be provided to each potential defendant. ... READ MORE

What are "Costs" in a Medical Malpractice Case?
A sound medical malpractice case will hopefully result in fair compensation for the plaintiff, but it can also mean spending a lot of money to reach a favorable outcome. ... READ MORE

 

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