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Call the Rock Hill medical malpractice lawyers at Schiller & Hamilton when you need quality legal representation. Our team has more than 20 years of experience representing Rock Hill, SC. Call 843-379-5006 or message us now.

Attorneys for Medical Malpractice in Rock Hill

If you have been hurt by poor medical care, please contact us. We are lawyers for medical malpractice cases. Our law firm in Rock Hill represents those who have been injured by a medical practitioner. We take on the healthcare providers and their teams of attorneys to fight for you.

You may have the right to financial compensation. Contact us now for your consultation and to start your case.

Legal Help for Victims of Poor Healthcare

We provide legal help for victims of poor healthcare:

  • Gathering facts, investigating
  • Evaluating your case
  • Working with medical experts to build your case
  • Following legal procedure
  • Negotiating on your behalf
  • Valuing the compensation that you deserve
  • Advancing your claim through the legal system
  • Understanding your goals
  • Applying our knowledge and determination to your cause
  • Answering to your questions
  • Easing the burden of the legal system

As your medical malpractice lawyers, we pursue your case in full. We customize our representation to your case.

Do I have a claim for medical malpractice?

Did you:

  • Seek medical care?
  • Receive bad care – an error, a lack of knowledge, carelessness or neglect?
  • Suffer harm because of the bad care that you received?

You may have a claim for medical malpractice. S.C. Code § 15-79-110(6) defines medical malpractice as doing what a reasonably prudent healthcare provider wouldn’t do or not doing what they would do. Medical malpractice can be an act or a failure to act.

What Are Some Examples of Medical Malpractice?

  • Operating on the wrong body part
  • Sponge or instrument left in the body
  • Delayed diagnosis, wrong diagnosis
  • Prescription errors, dosing errors
  • Dispensing medicine or performing a procedure on the wrong patient
  • Failing to inform of risks
  • Inadequate instructions for home care
  • Lack of monitoring during surgery, anesthesia errors
  • Ignoring or failing to recognize signs of distress
  • Leaving a patient alone for prolonged periods

There are many ways that medical malpractice may occur. It may be the result of a mistake, neglect or intentional harm.

Our lawyers will investigate what occurred and what caused the harm in your case. Then, we will fight for justice.

Medical Malpractice Lawyers that Get Results

Here are some reasons why people choose Schiller & Hamilton when they need a Rock Hill medical malpractice lawyer who gets results:

  • Experience in Rock Hill courts. We’ve been there before, and we’re ready to represent you.
  • Results. A 20-year history of success for our clients.
  • We represent only victims. It’s our purpose. We know why we do what we do.
  • Skilled legal practitioners. Our team takes care of all the legal details, pursuing your case.
  • Client-focused. As part of our representation, we work to minimize the demands so that you can focus on your rest and recovery.
  • Hospital and long-term care visits. We can meet with you at home or in the hospital.
  • Trusted and respected throughout the state. Through the years of representing clients in Rock Hill, we’ve proven ourselves as trusted advocates.

Our team has been recognized and awarded by Low Country’s Best, Attorney and Practice Magazine’s Top 10 Personal Injury Attorney and 10 Best for Client Satisfaction by the American Institute of Personal Injury AttorneysTM. We’ll work just as hard on your case.

Medical Malpractice Compensation Claims

The purpose of a medical malpractice claim is for a victim to be fairly compensated for the harm that they have suffered from inadequate medical care. You may be subjected to procedures and medicines that you don’t need, or procedures that are performed improperly.

In addition, the care you need may be delayed. A medical malpractice case is about compensating you for your harm — financially, physically, mentally and emotionally.

Don’t assume that you can’t go up against the big healthcare providers, insurance companies and their teams of lawyers. That’s what we do for our clients each day.

With representation from our Rock Hill medical malpractice lawyers, you have a professional team to seek the compensation that you deserve.

Free Consultations With Our Rock Hill Medical Malpractice Lawyers

Contact Schiller & Hamilton today. We’re happy to answer your questions, discuss the law and introduce our team. Our medical malpractice lawyers can start representing you today.

Call 843-379-5006 or message us now.

Medical Malpractice Case FAQs

What medical centers are in Rock Hill, SC?

Rock Hill is the fifth-largest city in South Carolina and the largest city in York County by population. Rock Hill is about a one-hour drive from Charlotte. It is home to Piedmont Medical Center, Rock Hill Medical Plaza and Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital. There are several urgent care centers and primary care physicians.

What kind of case is medical malpractice?

Medical malpractice is a civil case for financial compensation. It is different from other personal injury cases because the standard of negligence is a professional standard based on prevailing medical standards.

What is the statute for medical malpractice in South Carolina?

Title 15, Chapter 79, Medical Malpractice Action, S.C. Code § 15-79-110 et. seq. is the South Carolina medical malpractice law. The law defines relevant terms, creates a mediation requirement and requires a Notice of Intent to File Suit as a prerequisite to filing a claim.

How do I start a medical malpractice claim in South Carolina?

In South Carolina, a medical malpractice claim must start with a Notice of Intent to File Suit, under S.C. Code § 15-79-125. The plaintiff must file the notice with an affidavit of an expert witness. The notice summarizes the case. It must be served on all defendants. The parties must participate in mediation. Then, the plaintiff may initiate a civil action by filing a summons and complaint.

Are you taking new medical malpractice cases?

Yes, we are taking new medical malpractice cases in Rock Hill. We know that it can be daunting to talk to an attorney for the first time. Please reach out to our professional and caring team to talk about your situation.

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