Harmed by Medical Negligence?
Florida Medical Malpractice Attorneys Fighting for Patients’ Rights
People seek treatment from medical professionals to heal their injuries. However, when doctors or other medical professionals neglect established standards of care, further damage may result from medical treatment instead. When this happens, a medical malpractice lawyer can help you hold the negligent parties accountable for their actions.
The Shapiro Law Group chooses to represent a select number of medical malpractice cases each year. Thus, this allows us to give clients and their causes our full focus and effort. We offer free initial consultations and no cost case reviews. Our Tampa Bay medical malpractice lawyers also work on a contingency fee basis. This means that we cover the initial court costs, so that you do not have to pay anything up front. Consequently, you only pay attorney fees and court costs if your case is resolved favorably.
Attorney Richard M. Shapiro and the other lawyers at Shapiro Law Group focus mainly on brain injury and spinal cord injury cases affecting children. However, Richard also has experience with blindness due to medical malpractice, and his law firm is one of the few in the country to include baby blindness from retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) amongst its main practice areas. In addition, other types of medical malpractice cases we handle include:
- Physician Mistakes
- Hospital Mistakes
- Surgical Mistakes
- Blindness Caused by Medical Malpractice
- Failure to Diagnose
- Delayed Diagnosis
- Medication Errors, including:
Florida Medical Malpractice Lawyers for Healthcare Injuries
In addition to the physical and emotional toll it takes on the medical malpractice victim, families are easily overwhelmed by financial burdens of proper care and treatment during the recovery period. Shapiro Law Group understands how medical bills and lifetime costs of the injury can add up quickly, especially if the victims are children. Parents often take leaves of absence or quit their jobs altogether to begin providing care on a full-time basis. This leads to further financial strains upon families.
Richard founded Shapiro Law Group to provide knowledgeable and experienced legal advice to people in these types of situations. He and his team of medical experts carefully evaluate the potential claim. Richard’s mission is to take on causes, not just cases. He strives to help his clients gain the best quality of life possible as well as force the healthcare industry to revamp its policies and practices to elevate their levels of care for all future patients.
Free Attorney Advice for Medical Malpractice Victims
Attorney Richard M. Shapiro founded Shapiro Law Group over 30 years ago with a focus on medical malpractice law. Since then, our attorneys have seen great advances in medical technology for healthcare. Unfortunately, we have also witnessed the decline in personalized patient care, largely due to policies dictated by insurance companies and inadequate hospital staffing.
All of our medical malpractice attorneys bring unique insights to cases and several have first-hand experience in the medical field. If you or your child was harmed by medical negligence, we are here help. For more information about your legal rights and options, contact us at (800) 258-HELP or fill out our online contact form to schedule a free consultation today.