Mesa Medical Malpractice Attorney

Knowledgeable Mesa Medical Malpractice Attorney Guides You Through the Legal Process

Mesa Medical Malpractice Attorney

At the Law Firm of M. Paul Fischer, we focus on securing the best possible outcome for our clients.  Our medical malpractice area holds Arizona hospitals, medical clinics, and health care providers responsible for the damages our clients sustain when they receive treatment below the standard of care.  As an experienced Mesa medical malpractice attorney, M. Paul Fischer understands the complexities of Arizona medical malpractice cases and can expertly guide you through the process of pursuing compensation for the damages you sustained at the hands of your health care provider.

Knowledgeable Attorney Capable of Handling the Most Complex of Cases

Our medical malpractice attorney in Mesa can capably handle a wide variety of situations giving rise to a claim for medical malpractice.  When the treatment a hospital, doctor, nurse, dentist, or other health professional provides falls below the standard of care and you or your loved one is injured as a result, you may have a viable medical malpractice claim.

Common causes of medical malpractice claims include:

  • Failure to diagnose – With the advances of today’s modern medicine, many serious medical conditions can be promptly treated and increase the survival odds. However, this relies on a prompt diagnosis and treatment regimen.  When doctors fail to diagnose cancer or other medical conditions, the patient may not receive the necessary treatment that can help prolong their life.
  • Misdiagnosis – If you were misdiagnosed, you may have been subjected to invasive treatment while also not receiving the proper treatment you needed.
  • Medication errors – Doctors, pharmacists, and others may make medication errors related to the type of medicine you were prescribed, the method of administration, or the amount you needed during surgery.
  • Birth injuries – To have a safe birth, both mother and child must be continuously monitored. Doctors and other health care providers who wait too long to perform a C-section or who misuse vacuum extraction methods or forceps can lead to serious injuries to both the newborn and the mother, including internal bleeding, cerebral palsy, or brain damage.

Aggressive Medical Malpractice Attorney Fights for Maximum Compensation

Mesa Medical Malpractice Attorney

Our competent Mesa medical malpractice attorney will fight for every penny you deserve after being harmed by a negligent health care provider.  Victims of medical malpractice often suffer from serious injuries and face a lifetime of recovery.  Our team can identify and fight for compensation for all of the damages you suffered, including:

  • Past, present, and future medical expenses
  • Rehabilitation expenses
  • Lost wages and earning capacity
  • Disability
  • Loss of companionship
  • Loss of enjoyment of life
  • Pain and suffering
  • Emotional distress

Contact an Experienced Tempe Medical Malpractice Attorney for Help with Your Claim
At the Law Firm of M. Paul Fischer, we are intimately familiar with the complex rules and procedures related to medical malpractice claims. We can consult with your new doctors and medical experts to substantiate your claim.  We know how to pursue justice on behalf of our clients and will put more than 68 years of our combined legal experience to use to fight for the recovery you deserve.  Contact us today at (480) 461- 4650 to schedule a free and confidential consultation.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How do Arizona courts split up property in a divorce?

All property acquired during a marriage is deemed to be community property. The exception is property which is Separate Property. A party claiming that property is his/her separate property carries the burden of proving it is separate and the standard used by the Court to determine if property is separate a clear and convincing burden. All community property must be divided, by the court, equitability. Equitability means equal, with some limited factually driven cases, the courts may determine that an equitable division shall be achieved by an unequal division of the community property.

How is child support and maintenance in AZ calculated?

Child support is calculated pursuant to a statutory scheme. The amount is based on both party’s gross income (all income from any source). This combined gross income is put into a predetermined table set out in the statute for the total number of children arriving at a total child support. The total support is divided by the pro rata of the gross income of each party’s income as his or her share of the obligation for support. Lastly, certain adjustments are made for other statutory considerations such as who pays the health dental and vision insurance, obligations to other minor children not of this marriage for child support, the parenting time schedule, others. This process is set out in a computer program and is simple to use.

How long does a divorce take?

There is no one size fit all. The time required fluctuates because of the specifics of each case. The Arizona rules of Family Law Procedure structures time limits to conclude Disclosure, Discovery and alternate dispute resolution (settlement conferences). The overall number of cases assigned to the Judge hearing your matter is a factor. An estimated number of months for a contested matter is usually about 12 to 14 months.

What happens to retirement funds and 401(k) plans in a divorce?

The portion of each party’s retirement and 401(k) funds determined by formula to be earned during the marriage and any and all increases thereon will be divided by a special order (Duro or QUDRO) depending on the plan. This is usually prepared by an expert (a lawyer specially trained in the division of pre-tax investments and Plans).

What kind of damages are available in a medical malpractice case?

Reimbursement of current and future Medical bills, lost income, future care costs and pain and suffering.

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