What is the legal process of a medical malpractice claim?
Minneapolis personal injury lawyer Bill Tilton explains how the legal steps in a medical malpractice claim.
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The process, then, of investigating a medical malpractice claim is slow, can be laborious, can be frustrating, always takes a long time because the – you’d never enter into that sort of a claim lightly. Both from the plaintiff side and the defense side, these are heady cases; these are things that take a lot of investment emotionally and financially, and it can take months to properly investigate a case. If you gather the medical records, have them analyzed in-house, have them analyzed outside, and then oftentimes, you’re consulting with five or six different medical experts, an internist, a hospitalist, a radiologist, a nurse anesthetist, and each one of those reviews can cost thousands of dollars and take weeks or even months.