Proving medical malpractice in Indiana is very challenging. Unfortunate medical outcomes are not always the fault of the physician, nurse or hospital. Sometimes, however, they are. In the latter cases, you need an advocate with the legal knowledge to accurately prepare your case and the determination to pursue maximum compensation for your injuries.
Matthew D. Barrett, P.C., is an Indiana law firm with the skill and tenacity to take on even the largest medical providers in defense of your rights. Our Logansport medical malpractice attorney represents clients throughout the state in these matters, taking the time to thoroughly investigate the facts. We also work with nurse consultants and doctors to review records and carefully develop each case.
A member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, attorney Matthew D. Barrett has achieved impressive results on behalf of medical malpractice victims and other injury victims across Indiana.
Kokomo Attorney For Birth Injury, Surgical Negligence And More
Mr. Barrett handles medical malpractice cases involving the negligence or wrongdoing of many different medical professionals and facilities. Such cases may include:
- Birth injuries (Erb's palsy, shoulder dystocia, etc.)
- Pregnancy-related injuries
- Surgical errors
- Misdiagnosis or failure to diagnose
- Delayed diagnosis
- Nursing home negligence or abuse
- Medication errors
- Dangerous drug interactions
- Failure to properly monitor patients
- Anesthesia errors
- Oxygen deprivation
- Failure to obtain informed consent
- Brain and spinal cord injuries
- Wrongful death
Time Limits And Recovery Caps In Indiana
In most cases, patients have two years from the date of injury to file a medical malpractice lawsuit in Indiana. For children under 6 years old, a lawsuit may be brought anytime before their eighth birthday.
Indiana also has a cap on the total amount of financial compensation possible for medical malpractice victims. This cap is set at $1.25 million per plaintiff. For more information about these time limits and restrictions, feel free to contact our law firm.
Request A Free And Confidential Consultation
If you believe you may have a medical malpractice case, do not hesitate to schedule a free and confidential consultation with our lawyer. Simply call the Logansport office of Matthew D. Barrett, P.C., at 574-516-6188 or toll free at 800-523-5099. You can also contact us online.
Because we charge contingency fees, you owe us nothing unless we recover money for you. Evening and weekend appointments are available by request.