One of the medical malpractice lawyers from Loncar Lyon Jenkins may be able to help if you or someone you love suffered harm from medical negligence in Garland. If a doctor or another healthcare provider caused you preventable harm, you might be able to hold them responsible for compensation.
Let the Loncar Lyon Jenkins team review your medical malpractice case today for free. We can help you understand whether malpractice occurred, how you can pursue a payout, and what to do next.
The Compensation You Could Recover Based on Your Injuries
Loncar Lyon Jenkins documents the damages our clients suffered because of their doctor’s negligence and the injuries they endured as a result. This allows us to seek compensation based on our clients’ losses.
We may need to work with experts to prove negligence and show our clients’ current and future losses. Recoverable damages include both economic and non-economic losses.
You Can Pursue Financial Losses and Expenses
The economic damages that might be available through an insurance claim or lawsuit include:
- Current and future medical care for injuries
- Lost wages and reduced ability to do the job
Texas Puts Caps on Non-Economic Damages in Medical Malpractice Cases
Texas allows victims of medical malpractice to recover compensation for their pain and suffering and other intangible losses. However, per Sec. 74.301 of the Texas Civil Practice and Remedies Code, there are strict limits on the amount of non-economic damages they can recover.
It may be possible to secure additional non-economic damages if you meet an exception to this statute.
Families Who Lost a Loved One Can Seek Wrongful Death Damages
Under Texas Civil Practice and Remedies Code § 71.001, you may be able to pursue additional damages if your loved one died from their medical malpractice injuries. Wrongful death damages include:
- Funeral and burial costs
- Loss of services
- Intangible losses suffered by surviving family members
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Loncar Lyon Jenkins Represents Clients Based on Contingency
Loncar Lyon Jenkins served more than We represent both individuals who were hurt and families that lost loved ones due to medical negligence.
When we agree to advocate for a client and seek compensation in their case, we do so based on contingency. We never ask for upfront fees from those we represent. Instead, we get paid out of the settlement or other financial recovery we secure for them.
If we are not successful in getting a payout for our client, we do not get paid.
Developing a Case for Compensation After Medical Malpractice
Our team gathers evidence, works with experts, and prepares every client’s case for trial. We believe this allows us to build a stronger case and shows the doctor, hospital, and malpractice insurance provider we are serious about getting justice for our client.
The services we need to provide for our clients in a Garland medical malpractice case depend on the specific circumstances. However, some common ways our Garland lawyers help our medical malpractice clients include:
- Providing advice and counsel specific to their case
- Helping them understand this process and what to expect
- Protecting their rights by managing all communication and deadlines
- Negotiating for an out-of-court settlement if possible
- Identifying and calling in experts to help us prove the case
Following your initial consultation, our team will also explain other services we provide based on your unique situation and your case’s needs.
We Will Prove Medical Malpractice Caused Your Garland Injuries
Medical malpractice only occurs when a doctor or another medical care professional acts negligently. This generally means they were careless or reckless, failing to provide a level of care that most people with the same training and experience would provide.
If this happened to you, it might be possible to hold the doctor, hospital, clinic, or another party responsible under the Texas medical malpractice laws, Sec. 74 of the Texas Civil Practice and Remedies Code.
Common Ways Medical Malpractice Occurs
The Loncar Lyon Jenkins team can help you understand if you suffered harm because of a healthcare provider’s negligence during a complimentary consultation about your case.
Some examples of medical malpractice could include:
- Failure to diagnose
- Delayed diagnosis
- Surgical errors
- Medication and anesthesia errors
- Birth injuries
If you believe your healthcare provider committed any of these careless mistakes, we may be able to help. We will evaluate your case for free and offer advice on moving forward with your claim against the doctor or hospital.
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What is the Deadline for Filing a Medical Malpractice Claim in Garland?
Several details could apply to your medical malpractice case under Texas Civil Practice and Remedies Code § 74.251. These include:
- A two-year statute of limitations for most victims
- Tolling of this deadline until age 14 for children under the age of 12 years old
- A ten-year statute of repose that provides an absolute deadline for all medical malpractice claims
Our lawyers familiar with medical malpractice can help you determine the deadlines that apply in your case in Garland. There may be timelines you need to meet in advance of the two-year statute of limitations, as well.
We consider ensuring you meet the applicable deadlines in your case a key part of protecting your rights. Let us review your case for free today to determine how quickly you need to act.
Let the Strong Arm Help You with Your Garland Medical Malpractice Case
If you suffered injuries because of a negligent doctor or another healthcare professional, call in the Strong Arm to fight for you. At Loncar Lyon Jenkins, we help individuals who suffered injuries hold the doctor or hospital responsible.
To learn if you can seek compensation based on the harm you suffered, call (877) 239-4878 now. We are standing by to review your potential medical malpractice case for free today.