Trust Your Wellbeing to a Proven Medical Malpractice Lawyer
An experienced medical malpractice lawyer with Hepworth, Janis & Kluksdal, CHTD, in Boise, ID, can ensure that you receive proper compensation for your injuries. Our firm has more than 25 years of experience and substantial expertise handling cases involving tragedies resulting from medical errors by doctors, nurses and/or hospitals. We know that a death or injury that results from a needless and preventable medical error can be devastating. If you or a loved one has been harmed because of a medical professional's negligence, contact us today to schedule a free consultation.
What Constitutes Medical Malpractice?
Medical professionals, hospitals and other health care facilities must abide by established standards while providing care to patients. A medical malpractice case involves situations which arise when health care professionals fail to provide medical care that complies with recognized standards and results in devastating injuries or death. These can include mistakes made during surgery, medication errors, and misdiagnoses.
Why Consult Our Firm?
Hepworth, Janis & Kluksdal, CHTD, has handled numerous medical malpractice cases over the past 25 years within the state of Idaho and, on a few occasions, outside the state as well. Our firm has extensive experience with a variety of malpractice situations, including obstetrical and birth injuries, pediatric, spinal cord injury, brain injury, and death.
Medical malpractice cases are among the most challenging types of cases. Most cases are complex, and our expertise can prove to be valuable in each step of the process:
- Helping prospective clients evaluate the merits of their claims;
- Gathering medical records from doctors, hospitals and other health care facilities;
- Submitting claims to the Idaho State Board of Medicine for review, as required by state law;
- Arranging for review of records by highly qualified medical experts who will testify in depositions and at trial, if necessary;
- Conducting discovery by taking depositions of the defendant doctor, hospital employees, defense experts, etc.;
- Handling trials and conducting settlement negotiations in an effort to help our clients accomplish their goals
There are important time limitations on your claim, so contact us as soon as possible.
Verdicts & Settlements
Hepworth, Janis & Kluksdal has a long history of obtaining exceptional verdicts and settlements for our clients in medical malpractice cases. Some of the verdicts and settlements we have accomplished include:
- A trial verdict of $7.55 million in a case of hospital negligence resulting in the death of a healthy 40-year-old man;
- A trial verdict of $6.15 million for the surviving husband and two small children of a 28-year-old woman who died during surgery as a result of errors by multiple people involved with managing a blood replacement process at the conclusion of the orthopedic surgery;
- A $5 million settlement in 2015 for a woman who suffered paralysis due to failure by the hospital to diagnose a spinal abscess;
- A trial verdict of $4.2 million in a case against physicians who misdiagnosed a neck fracture, resulting in quadriplegia;
- A $2.7 million settlement for a young woman who sustained life-threatening injuries as a result of a drug prescription that was excessive; and
- Numerous settlements in excess of $1 million involving various types of medical negligence scenarios.
Our attorneys have vast experiencing helping victims of medical malpractice collect due restitution.
Schedule Your Free Case Review
With the benefit of our experience and expertise, we will help you determine whether your claims have merit. We will help you understand the legal process available to you to seek compensation for the damages which have resulted from the medical error you or your family has experienced. We will do our best to help you decide on the best course of action for your circumstances.
If you have a medical malpractice claim, consult with a lawyer immediately. There are important time limitations on your claim, so contact us as soon as possible.
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