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Grand Rapids Medical Malpractice Attorney

Medical professionals owe a duty of care to their patients. When they are negligent in their practice and provide substandard care, it can result in serious injuries and even death in patients. If you or a loved one have been impacted by medical malpractice, contact the Buchanan Firm today to discuss your case. We can help you receive the compensation you deserve in this time of need.

Our Grand Rapids medical malpractice attorneys represent people, not insurance companies. We have a well-earned reputation for providing aggressive and high-quality representation to victims of medical malpractice, severe injuries and catastrophic injuries because we know both injury law and medicine. Few attorneys in Michigan or in the nation can match our success in the courtroom or our experience with medical malpractice and matters involving serious injuries and medical issues.

Why Choose the Buchanan Firm?

At the Buchanan Firm, we are committed to fighting on your behalf to secure justice for your medical malpractice injuries. Unlike other law firms, we employ experienced medical professionals as members of our team. They work closely with our clients and Grand Rapids medical malpractice attorneys, from the initial interview through settlement or trial, overseeing medical issues, educating the jury, and selecting top-notch medical experts that are critical to an excellent outcome. Their invaluable assistance has made us one of the leading Michigan medical malpractice law firms. Our understanding of the medicine involved in medical negligence claims allows us to:

  • Provide an accurate and accelerated assessment of your case at no additional cost to you
  • Give a comprehensive evaluation of the severity of your injuries
  • Determine the full value of your case
  • Recommend any follow-up medical support necessary for your injuries
  • Determining any and all liable parties responsible for your damages

We are the one place to turn for outstanding legal counsel and proven malpractice attorneys with a powerful medical advantage. If you or a loved one has been seriously injured, please contact us for a free consultation so we put our resources to work for you. We take your medical malpractice case seriously, and we ultimately care about how your case affects you and your family’s lives.

What is Medical Malpractice?

Medical malpractice is often defined by the degree of care and skill a surgeon, doctor, physician, nurse, or other medical professional should use in normal circumstances. When they fail to provide a standard level of care, it can be considered medical malpractice.

Malpractice can occur in the initial diagnosis of a patient, when a doctor overlooks a symptom or does not identify a critical condition or major illness. In many cases the surgeon or medical professional makes mistakes reading the medical images, MRIs, CT scans, prescribes an incorrect medicine, ignores conditions, or discharges a patient without providing any treatment. Doctor errors often occur before or during medical treatments or surgical procedures. Surgical errors, birth injuries, misdiagnosis and anesthesia errors are among the many types of malpractice cases our firm prosecutes. We believe patients have rights, including the right to receive proper treatment for medical conditions. Harms and losses in settlements may include:

  • Compensation for pain and suffering
  • Payment of medical expenses
  • Costs to treat injury caused by the malpractice
  • Reimbursement for past medical expenses
  • Current or projected financial losses as a result of the malpractice

Our Grand Rapids medical malpractice lawyers fight for patients and their families who have lost their capacity to work or lives due to medical negligence.

The Buchanan Firm offers extensive experience in all types of medical malpractice cases.

  • Anesthesia Errors
  • Birth Injury
  • Brain Injuries
  • Cancer Misdiagnosis
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Developmental Delay
  • Diabetes
  • Doctor/Hospital Malpractice
  • ER Malpractice
  • Medical Misdiagnosis
  • Medical Negligence
  • Medication Error
  • Meningitis
  • Microcephaly
  • Nursing Home Negligence
  • Nursing Malpractice
  • Paralysis
  • Post Term Pregnancy
  • Premature Delivery
  • Surgical Error
  • Wrongful Death

The Power of Experience in Michigan Medical Malpractice Cases

Contrary to common belief, not every attorney has courtroom experience. Most attorneys in fact rarely step into a courtroom and few have ever tried a medical malpractice case before a jury. Our medical malpractice attorneys have been successful in court and are discerning in the cases they accept.  Our experience provides more clout in negotiations, and more credibility with judges, opposing lawyers, insurance companies, and juries.

Appearing in court and actually trying medical malpractice cases in Michigan has also taught us a lot about jurors. We have learned jurors can be quickly bored by legal arguments and hopelessly confused about injuries, medicine, medical malpractice and medical issues. As a result, we have learned to captivate and hold the attention and concern of juries we must integrate the latest communication technology.

We explain the medical issues in medical malpractice cases in plain language and the resulting losses and disabling injuries. And, we speak to jurors as caring and intelligent human beings who make the decisions that will forever affect our clients’ lives. Our attorneys have learned not only to build powerful cases and exceedingly well prepared but to also present the cases in the clear, compelling manner they deserve. Because ultimately what matters isn’t what an attorney, doctor, or expert says. It’s what jurors comprehend – and believe.

Contact Us Today for Your Medical Malpractice Case

If you or a loved one has been a victim of medical malpractice, please contact us immediately for a free, no-obligation consultation. Let us help you secure the compensation and support you need for your damages today.