A study conducted by the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences estimates that up to 98,000 patients die in the hospital each year due to medical error. Aside from death, there are also numerous injuries that occur in a hospital setting, many of which result in long-term physical and emotional damage. JD.MD offers professional malpractice service through unbiased and reliable case evaluations and expert witness testimony for medical or dental malpractice. Our number one goal is to help our clients receive compensation for their loss and suffering.
In Wisconsin, state law allows patients to pursue a medical malpractice claim up to 3 years from the date of injury and requires them to follow a specific process to successfully seek damages. A victim of medical malpractice can receive as much as $750,000 in non-economic damages based on pain, suffering, emotional distress, loss of society or companionship. Victims can also seek monetary compensation for direct economic damages such as lost wages, medical expenses, and tangible expenses that occurred due to the medical malpractice itself.
- Wisconsin is ranked the 7th best performing state for health care in the United States
- 8.4% of adults in Wisconsin are diabetic
- 8.3% have had asthma
- 102 health professional shortage areas (HPSAs)
- 74 dental HPSAs
- 68 medically underserved populations
- High level of infections result from medical care in Wisconsin
Medical liability insurance companies have been discouraging lawsuits and claims against their doctors for many years. Since 1987 the number of requests for mediation has dropped significantly due to extended processes and difficult procedures for the victim. Don’t let the red tape and legal hurdles scare you. Consult JD.MD to help you through the medical malpractice litigation process. We provide expert evaluation of your medical malpractice or dental malpractice case and determine if the incident has merit for legal action. We then send your case directly to a medical or dental expert, who practices in the same specialty as the defendant. This expert will assess the details and provide guidance on the action to take. We work with you each step of the way and provide you with an expert witness, who will evaluate your case against the negligent medical professional.
If you need support for your medical or dental malpractice case in Wisconsin, contact JD.MD today at 1-800-225-5363 for an initial case evaluation or an expert witness.