Atlanta Medical Malpractice Lawyers
Committed to Fighting for You
Every day we rely on medical professionals to help us when we need them. But sometimes the very same people who are meant to care for us unintentionally cause our pain and suffering.
When clients come to us after a medical malpractice incident, we understand the physical, financial, and emotional difficulties they’re experiencing. That’s why we’re here — to minimize your stress and maximize the money in your pocket.
A study conducted by John Hopkins University shockingly revealed the third highest cause of death in the United States to be medical malpractice. If you’ve been harmed by a medical professional, call and speak with one of our compassionate personal injury attorneys for a free consultation.
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39 Years of Experience
Montlick is founded on the principles of fairness and justice. For 39 years we’ve been living up to those standards as fierce advocates for those who need us most.
Fighting for Atlanta
We’ve recovered billions of dollars on behalf of our clients with our tireless work ethic and exemplary professionalism.
YOU Are Our Priority
- Free consultations
- Prompt and frequent communication from your legal team
- Personalized attention
- You only pay if we win
Lawyers for Medical Malpractice Lawsuits in Atlanta
We Pursue Justice
When pursuing compensation after an act of medical malpractice, proving the value of loss must be established through evidence, clearly demonstrating that an error by the hand of a medical professional breached the standard of care and caused the patient’s injury.
At Montlick, we will diligently pursue damages including:
- Past and future medical costs
- Lost wages
- Diminished earning potential
- Loss of consortium
- Diminished enjoyment of life
- Emotional distress
- Punitive damages (when applicable)
Atlanta, Georgia Medical Malpractice Injury Lawyers
We Take On Negligent Medical Professionals and Win
Factors That Influence a MedMal Case
→ Complexity of evidence
→ Cost of pursuing a claim
→ Challenging legal issues
→ Juror tendency to trust doctors
No case is resolved overnight, but a Montlick attorney will be with you every step of the way.
In Cases of Wrongful Death
Montlick handles all types of wrongful death cases.
Know Your Legal Time Deadlines
It is vital to act before the statute of limitations passes. There are many factors that can affect the amount of time you have to file a claim, which can vary depending on the location of the incident, the ages of those involved, and more. A qualified personal injury attorney can evaluate the facts of your unique situation to determine legal and insurance time deadlines. Waiting too long to act could result in you giving up the right to pursue compensation altogether, so best practice means contacting a highly-skilled lawyer to help determine your status as quickly as possible after the incident.
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Common Medical Malpractice Examples
Claims arising out of medical malpractice are not necessarily restricted to doctors and can extend to physician assistants, nurses, nurse practitioners, therapists, dentists, and include medical specialists, such as dermatologists, neurosurgeons, cardiologists, urologists, etc.
Common types of medical malpractice include:
- Miscalculation of dosage when administering drugs
- Infections caused by unsanitary equipment or instruments
- Failure to diagnose
- Objects left in the body following surgery leading to complications
- Anesthesia errors
- Failure to properly monitor a patient
- Improper or delayed diagnosis due to a lack of medical tests
- Ignoring a patient’s documented medical history leading to an allergic reaction to drugs
The Scope of Medical Malpractice
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When medical malpractice strikes, call Montlick: the firm that fights.
No matter where you are located our attorneys are just a phone call away, and we will even come to you. Contact us 24/7.
Medical malpractice happens more often than most people realize. Each year thousands of cases are reported due to negligence involving surgery, misdiagnosis, overprescription, poor aftercare, premature discharge, and more. In the United States, medical error results in 10% of all deaths. The reality of medical malpractice claims is startling:
- 21% of people have experienced medical errors
- Approximately 33% of medical malpractice claims are misdiagnosis errors
- Nearly 4,000 surgical errors occur yearly in the US
- Between 15-18,000 lawsuits are filed each year alleging malpractice or negligence