Medical Malpractice Lawsuits in Ann Arbor

Our Ann Arbor medical malpractice lawyers at Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. represent patients injured as a result of preventable error or negligent care while receiving medical treatment.  We handle medical malpractice lawsuits against Michigan hospitals, doctors, surgeons, nurses, and clinics.

According to a report done by the Harvard Medical Practice Study, over half of all injuries caused by medical management (i.e., those not caused by the patient’s initial injury) were preventable, and another quarter of those incidents were caused by negligence. Medical malpractice can occur at virtually any stage of treatment, with results being as serious as a catastrophic injury or even wrongful death.

Types of Medical Malpractice in Ann Arbor

There are many types of medical malpractice. Injuries commonly resulting from medical malpractice include:

  • Wrongful Death
  • Misdiagnosed cancer (lung cancer, cervical cancer, breast cancer)
  • Birth injuries/cerebral palsy and shoulder dystocia
  • Missed x-rays and pap smears
  • Emergency room error
  • Medical mistake
  • Surgical error
  • Anesthesia error

Medical Malpractice in Ann Arbor Hospitals

Medical malpractice often occurs at a hospital. When a doctor or nurse at a hospital is negligent in their medical care of the patient, the hospital may be liable to the patient for injuries caused my medical malpractice.

In Ann Arbor and in the surrounding Ann Arbor area, the largest community hospitals include:

  • University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • Veterans Affairs Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • Chelsea Community Hospital, Chelsea, Michigan
  • Saint Joseph Mercy Saline Hospital, Saline, Michigan
  • Forest Health Medical Center, Ypsilanti, Michigan
  • Select Specialty Hospital-Ann Arbor, Ypsilanti, Michigan
  • St. Joseph Mercy Hospital, Ypsilanti, Michigan

Evaluating Your Medical Malpractice Claim in Ann Arbor

A poor outcome or unsatisfactory result during a hospitalization or procedure does not necessarily mean that there was medical malpractice or negligence by the medical provider. Many procedures have inherent risks and many illnesses have poor outcomes even with the best medical attention. The medical malpractice lawyers at Buckfire Law perform a detailed analysis of your treatment to determine whether you have been the victim of an Ann Arbor medical malpractice. Our experienced attorneys will discuss your case with you, review your records, and advise you whether you have a legitimate claim for medical negligence.

Contact An Ann Arbor Medical Malpractice Lawyer

Our Buckfire Law lawyers settle more than 95% of our cases before going to court. We can do the same for you. One of our most recent medical malpractice settlements includes a $3,750,000 settlement against a local Ann Arbor hospital.

If you or a family member suffer injuries due to the negligent act of an Ann Arbor doctor, surgeon, or hospital call our office immediately at (800) 606-1717 or submit this contact form for a free, no obligation consultation with a medical malpractice attorney in Ann Arbor. We will explain your legal rights to you and determine how the justice system can bring you fair compensation for your medical malpractice injury.

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