Georgia’s definition of a medical malpractice case is any claim made for the death or injury of a person caused by the care, service, or treatment of a physician, hospital, nursing home, or other facility. If the wrongful death or injury stems from a lack of proper care on the physician or healthcare center’s part, you most likely have grounds for a medical malpractice claim in Atlanta.
If you believe a negligent physician, hospital, and/or another party contributed to your healthcare-related injuries, illness, or the death of a loved one, contact us. Medical malpractice is one of the more difficult cases to pursue in Georgia. Hiring a lawyer can make the entire claims process easier on you and your family.
Our firm has obtained multimillion-dollar settlements and verdicts for past clients through tailored legal strategies and individualized attention. Find out how we can help your claim during a free case evaluation.
ChancoSchiffer, P.C., grew from two attorneys’ desire to do more for the people of Fulton County. Douglas B. Chanco spent his childhood around criminal defense and some of the greatest legal minds in the state of Florida. He became a law enforcement officer first, then transitioned into the field of criminal defense. Joshua Schiffer grew up in East Cobb with a strong upbringing of social responsibility and equal opportunity for all. He eventually traded a future in politics for aggressive trial work.
After Chanco and Schiffer combined their firms in 2011, they became one of the most prominent personal injury and criminal defense legal forces in Atlanta. Their attorneys provide dedicated representation to individuals and families facing some of the most intimidating situations of their lives. When it comes to medical malpractice law, ChancoSchiffer, P.C., has the legal minds, innovative resources, and commitment to justice you need for a strong case. We will work hard to obtain the best possible results for your claim.
Medical malpractice comes in many different shapes and forms. Any action or failure to act that falls short of accepted standards of medical care, resulting in patient injury or death, is malpractice. Examples can be as blatant as a surgeon showing up to work under the influence of alcohol or subtler, such as a distracted physician failing to notice a symptom and diagnosing the wrong disease.
If you or a loved one suspect any of the following examples of medical malpractice contributed to your injury or illness, contact us:
If you’re dealing with nerve damage, a brain injury, broken bones, a worsened health prognosis, undiagnosed cancer, birth injuries, an adverse drug reaction, a preventable infection, or something such as an object left inside you after a surgery, call our Atlanta attorneys at (404) 842-0909. We will listen to your story and let you know if we think you have grounds for a claim during a free consultation.
You have two years from the date of your injury or the date you discover your injuries to file a medical malpractice claim in the state of Georgia. No matter when you discover your injuries, you have a final deadline of five years after the incident that caused them to bring a claim. Don’t wait to contact an attorney about your rights and recovery options. Do so the moment you suspect a physician or facility of malpractice.
A successful medical malpractice claim could bring your family the financial stability you need to move forward. You could recover the costs of medical care, lost wages, pain and suffering, loss of consortium, and more. Discuss the potential value of your case with our lawyers during your complimentary legal consultation. Schedule yours now.