The 4 Elements of Building a Virginia Medical Malpractice Case

On average, there are between 15,000 and 19,000 malpractice suits filed against American doctors each year. If you are the victim of a medical mistake, you might be eligible for compensation. However, building a successful Virginia medical malpractice case is not that simple.

The Four Elements to Building Your Case

If you feel that you are the victim of a medical malpractice mistake, you must be able to prove:

  1. The doctor or healthcare professional owed you a duty of care.
  2. The applicable standard of care was not met and was violated.
  3. You sustained a compensable injury resulting in damaging consequences.
  4. Your injury was the direct result of negligence, a medical error, and/or substandard care. You must be able to prove that you would not have been injured had the healthcare provider not been negligent. 

Our Team Can Help You

Don’t tackle the legal system alone. Our team at Tavss Fletcher has represented a variety of medical malpractice cases. Our team understands the legal process and can help you navigate through the difficult process of holding the negligent party liable for your injuries.

If a negligent doctor, nurse, or other healthcare professional has injured you, it is in your best interest to call an experienced Virginia medical malpractice attorney at Tavss Fletcher at (757) 625-1214. Our goal is to get you the compensation you deserve. 

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