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Medical Malpractice in Arkansas

The United States has one of the highest rates of medical errors in the world. If you've been injured as a result of a missed diagnosis, doctor's error or medication mistake, you may be entitled to compensation for your injuries. An Arkansas medical malpractice attorney can review the specifics of your situation and help you file a personal injury lawsuit if necessary.

Things to Know When Hiring an Arkansas Medical Malpractice Lawyer

Medical malpractice is one of the most confusing and complex areas of the law. Because it requires very specific knowledge to prepare and try a medical malpractice lawsuit, it's in your best interests to hire an experienced medical malpractice lawyer in Arkansas.

If you think you've been hurt in the course of receiving medical treatment, you should know that:

  • To have a valid medical malpractice claim, your doctor must not only have made a mistake, but you must have been injured as a result of that mistake
  • Most Arkansas medical malpractice lawyers charge what is known as a contingency fee, meaning the attorney only gets paid if your lawsuit is successful
  • You have three years from the date of your injury to file a medical malpractice lawsuit against the healthcare provider (this is known as the statute of limitations)

Find & Hire an Arkansas Medical Malpractice Attorney

As soon as possible after being injured while under a medical practitioner's care, you should hire lawyer to review your situation and attempt to resolve your claim. If you need help locating a lawyer, Attorneys.com offers a free service that can match you with Arkansas med mal attorneys in your area. Call us today at 877-913-7222 or complete the form on this page. We'll quickly connect you with a local attorney.

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