How to proceed with a claim:
It is important to consult with your attorney when wanting to put in a claim for medical malpractice. Your attorney should be able to validate it and provide you with advice on what you can expect going forward.
You will need to provide medical records, witness statements as well as testimonials from relevant sources.
You have a limited time in which you can proceed with a claim:
• Claims must be processed within three years of the incident
• State claims notices are to be sent to the relevant state departments
• Should you not know the procedure regarding medical claims, it’s best to contact your attorney specialising in this field.
Necessary information is to be gathered by yourself and your attorney to ensure that you have a strong enough case in order for you to summon the medical practitioner from whom you intend to claim.
In the case that a settlement offer is provided the attorney and his client will discuss whether it is worthy enough to accept or continue the matter in court for a better settlement.
The cost factor is determined entirely on the attorney rate and the duration of the trial. Should you have any further queries on this subject you are advised to contact QQ Mkhatshwa Attorneys.
Call QQ Mkhatshwa 013 752 5283.