Surgical Negligence & Medical Malpractice Lawyer In Boynton Beach



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    Boynton Beach Medical Malpractice Lawyer

    If you or a loved one has been injured due to the negligence of a medical professional, you may have grounds for a medical malpractice lawsuit. Doctors, surgeons, nurses and other medical professionals are have the duty to provide a reasonable standard of care when treating their patients. Breach of this duty can result in that medical professional being held liable for damages to the patient. The state of Florida also has very places limits on certain medical malpractice claim awards, so it is important that you work with an experienced Boynton Beach medical malpractice lawyer from the law office of Wolf & Pravato in order to get the compensation you deserve.

    How Will Wolf & Pravato Win My Medical Malpractice Claim in Boynton Beach?

    In order to have a successful medical malpractice lawsuit, the injured patient must be able to show that:

    • He or she was owed a duty of care  
    • A breach of duty occurred due to the negligence of the medial professional 
    • The negligence of that medical professional directly resulted in injury to the victim
    • The injury resulted in compensable harm to the patient 
    • The victim is entitled to damages

    It is typically necessary in medical malpractice lawsuits to hire an expert witness to back up your story. This witness can explain to a jury that the medical professional in your case did not live up to the standard of care that a reasonable doctor, nurse or other medical professional would under similar circumstances. The expert witness will also testify as to whether they believe the negligence of the medical professional led to your injury. Our Boynton Beach personal injury lawyer has the resources necessary in order to acquires such expert witnesses. Additionally, we will gather all of your medical records and any other documentation necessary to show that your injuries were a result of a medical professional’s negligence.

    Does Florida Put a Limit on Medical Malpractice Damages?

    The state of Florida places a limit on the amount of non-economic damages a person can receive in a medical malpractice lawsuit. Non-economic damages are losses incurred due to an injury, such as pain and suffering, mental anguish, disfigurement, etc., that are hard to place an exact dollar amount on. In Title XLV Torts Section 766.101, non-economic damages from medical malpractice by a practitioner is limited to $500,000 and damages caused by a non-practitioner are limited to $750,000. In the case of wrongful death or catastrophic injury, damages are limited to $1 million and $1.5 million respectively.

    There is no limit on economic damages, such as medical expenses, lost wages or other monetary losses that you suffered due to your injury. It is in your best interests to work with an experienced Boynton Beach medical malpractice lawyer from the law offices of Wolf & Pravato in order to get the necessary compensation to cover your losses in your medical malpractice lawsuit.

    Contact Boynton Beach Medical Malpractice Attorneys

    For more information regarding your rights in a medical malpractice claim, or to inquire about our Florida medical malpractice attorneys, contact the law offices of Wolf & Pravato – 1-954-633-8270.

    We help the victim of medical malpractice in the following cities also:

    Dawn Thomas

    “I would highly recommend Wolf & Pravato. The whole team was highly professional and helpful. They kept me informed ever step of the way. That actually make you realize you are not just a number but a member of their family that they care what happens with your case. Thank You Richard Pravato and Betsy for all you have done to make this as painless as possible”.

    Dawn Thomas, Personal Injury Victim

    Katherine K.

    “Words cannot begin to explain the gratitude I have for Vincent and Richard Provato and their staff. I have taken a long and hard two year journey through recovering from my accident and they were there with me and for me every step of the way. If you can put your faith in anything, put it in this, that this firm did their job and never had me question their ability to do so once.

    Katherine K., Personal Injury Victim

    Tony Martorano, victim of a car accident

    “The $1 million helped me pay my
    medical bills and my UM coverage…”

    Tony Martorano, victim of a car accident

    Joan and Gordon Bedall

    “The Wolf and Pravato Law firm really went to bat for my wife, who was in a horrible auto crash. Having someone on your side who truly cares about your well being the future good health is worth all the money in the world!

    Joan Bedall, victim of a car accident