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Medical Malpractice

Dollarphotoclub_40778334Malpractice occurs when the procedure or treatment by a medical professional falls below the high standard of care in the medical community. An action against a doctor or hospital must be initiated within two (2) years of the medical negligence or should have been discovered no more than four (4) years from when the negligence happened. Florida Statutes provide very strict procedural requirements to initiate a medical malpractice action, which includes a statement by a verified expert with high credentials. It is clear that Florida Statute section 766 is designed to protect doctors and hospitals by imposing these strict requirements. The Law Offices of Brett L. Schlacter, P.A. understands these complex requirements and works with independent experts to review each case in detail. If you have a medical malpractice case, it is important to speak with a qualified and knowledgeable attorney to discuss your options. When an injury results from medical malpractice, The Law Offices of Brett L. Schlacter, P.A. is here to help you understand your rights.