Medical Malpractice Attorney
You have a right to compensation if you have been injured due to the carelessness or negligence of a health care provider. In most instances, when you have been injured because of medical malpractice, the law regarding filing a lawsuit can be very complicated. For example, while an individual medical practitioner cannot be held liable for punitive damages, a hospital can be. Oregon law requires filing a personal injury lawsuit within two years of the discovery of the injury. Further, you will have no later than five years total to file a claim, regardless of the date of that discovery. In a medical malpractice lawsuit, a victim may only be awarded up to $500,000 for pain and suffering. Therefore, it is imperative to contact an attorney who is adept in medical malpractice lawsuits right away.
The Steele Law Firm offers legal services in medical malpractice cases. You will need an attorney who will fully investigate your case, and who will garner expert medical testimony and depositions from witnesses or other defendants. Licensed to practice in both Oregon and Washington, Nathan Steele is prepared to stand by you and to fight for your rights. Consultation is free. Don’t wait! Contact our law firm today to discuss your case.