Tinley Park, Illinois
Have you or a loved one been seriously injured by a medical error in Tinley Park?
If so, we may be able to help you seek compensatory damages for your injuries or the loss of a loved one.
We know you most likely have a lot of questions and probably don’t know where to turn. We answered some of the most frequently asked questions about the legal process below. If you think you have a medical malpractice case against a hospital or physician and would like to speak with one of our attorneys, call us toll-free at 877-374-1417, 312-332-2872, or email us for a free initial consultation today.
How do I know if I have a medical malpractice lawsuit?
Medical malpractice lawsuits may be filed by the victim of a medical mistake that occurred because of carelessness or misconduct by a medical professional such as a doctor, dentist, nurse, optometrist, chiropractor, or other medical professional. Common mistakes that lead to severe injury include, but are not limited to, misdiagnosis, failed diagnosis, misread tests or x-rays, medication errors, or any type of medical mistake in a hospital, clinic, nursing home or doctor’s office.
When can I file an Illinois medical malpractice lawsuit?
In Illinois, a medical malpractice lawsuit may be filed by the victim of the mistake within two years of realizing the mistake, or two years from when the mistake should reasonably have been realized. This is known as the statute of limitations. It is important to realize that there are many exceptions, including cases involving injuries to children, and if you think you may have a case you need to talk to a medical malpractice attorney immediately to make sure you do not miss the deadline.
How do I choose the best Chicago medical malpractice attorney for my case?
When looking for an attorney you want to make sure that the attorney has experience handling medical malpractice lawsuits similar to yours. Then it is important to see what their success rate is with medical malpractice cases in general, as well as with your type of specific case. You should also inquire into what additional resources the attorneys have available to better help out with your case, in terms of support staff, experts, other resources needed to thoroughly investigate and litigate your case.
What will a medical malpractice lawsuit cost me?
Medical malpractice lawsuits can be very expensive, and it is often difficult for injured victims to advance the costs of a lawsuit while also dealing with medical bills, loss of income, etc. Because of this, our medical malpractice lawyers work on a contingent fee basis, which means that you will not pay us until or unless we settle your case or achieve a verdict in your favor. If money is recovered, our attorneys will then take a previously agreed upon percentage of the money recovered.
Our Chicago medical malpractice law firm, has helped clients all over the area, including residents of Tinley Park. We have the experience and resources needed to handle even the most complex medical negligence cases. Call us at 312-332-2872, 877-374-1417, or email us to speak with an attorney about your potential case. All consultations are free.
About Tinley Park, Illinois
Tinley Park is located both in Cook and Will County and as of 2007, the population was said to be about 58,300. Tinley Park has a major outdoor venue, called the First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre which hosts many major musicians and other performers each year. Tinley Park was named by BusinessWeek as the best place in America to raise a family. Tinley Park is close to several medical centers, including Advocate South Suburban Hospital, St. James Hospital, and Ingalls Memorial Hospital.