Medical malpractice attorneys file lawsuits against medical professionals in order to try to obtain compensation for clients who received poor or negligent medical care that resulted in injury or harm, explains Avvo. The... More » Government & Politics Law

Infections caused by faulty dental equipment, needless extraction of teeth and the misdiagnosis of a dental condition are some common claims against dentists in malpractice cases. Dental malpractice is when injury to a p... More » Health Dental

A doctor's malpractice history can be verified from several sources, but in general, the applicable state medical board is the most economical source of information. Other sources of a physician’s malpractice history inc... More » Government & Politics Law

Asking for recommendations from family, friends and local community groups, using online services that connect experienced lawyers and clients, selecting attorneys with specialization expertise, and meeting up with lawye... More » Government & Politics Law

Plaintiffs and their attorneys determine the value of lawsuits by totaling any related medical bills, lost wages, lost earning capacity, incidental expenses and requested compensation for pain and suffering, according to... More » Government & Politics Law

After depositions in a medical malpractice case, the attorneys discuss a settlement and may agree to mediation. If an agreement is not reached, the case goes to trial and is decided by a judge, advises Nolo. More » Government & Politics Law

Personal injury compensation guides include information such as basic concepts of filing a claim, understanding who's liable, steps to take after an accident, how to obtain compensation and tips on hiring a lawyer, accor... More » Government & Politics Law