Medical Malpractice

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Snow & Woods, Attorneys at Law, LLC are Georgetown medical malpractice attorneys who care. If you have suffered a medical injury in South Carolina, we can help you to deal with the legal aftermath. We are medical malpractice attorneys with over twenty years of successful practice experience — fighting to recover compensation and benefits for people just like you.

In the United States, medical malpractice is the third most common reason for death, with an estimated 225,000 people dying each year unnecessarily. If you have been injured due to medical malpractice, medical negligence, or a medical error in South Carolina, we want to help you. Click here to speak to an experienced Georgetown Medical Malpractice attorney today.

What is Medical Malpractice?

Medical malpractice occurs when a hospital, doctor, or another healthcare professional, through a negligent act or omission, causes an injury to a patient. Negligence can be as a result of errors in diagnosis, treatment, or aftercare.

If you or a loved one has suffered a birth injury, surgical negligence, misdiagnosis or delayed diagnosis, claims related to anesthesia, an adverse reaction or overdose to a prescription drug, or an emergency room error, our Georgetown lawyer can help. We know how overwhelming and confusing it can be to get back to your life and recover the full compensation for your suffering. This is why we are passionate about fighting for you and your family — we will ensure that you receive the resources you need to address your case with confidence.

We have represented medical malpractice victims across South Carolina for over two decades, and we have recovered millions in medical malpractice compensation for our clients.

Medical malpractice often results in devastating and life-changing injuries. As a victim, you may be entitled to seek compensation for your pain and suffering, lost wages and loss of future earnings, as well as medical expenses. If you have suffered the loss of a loved one, you may also be able to seek the loss of your family members’ economic contributions and funeral expenses, as well as other damages.

When you choose Snow & Woods, Attorneys at Law, LLC to represent you and your Georgetown medical malpractice compensation case in South Carolina, we guarantee to exhaust all of the legal remedies available to you. We promise to fight tirelessly for you and your loved ones against the negligent party that is responsible for your pain and suffering.

Medical Malpractice Statute of Limitations in South Carolina

The medical malpractice statute of limitations in South Carolina is three years. This time starts from the time the injury was or the date of the negligent act or omission that gave rise to the lawsuit. There are instances, however, when the statute of limitations is effectively extended by being tolled, or suspended.

If you’re thinking about how to proceed with your medical malpractice lawsuit, you should note that several procedural steps must be followed before filing your lawsuit. To ensure that your rights to recover compensation for any injuries or losses you have suffered are protected, be sure to speak to a Georgetown medical malpractice attorney at Snow & Woods, Attorneys at Law, LLC immediately.

Medical Malpractice lawsuits can become complex very quickly, and every client’s case is different. The only way to determine whether your situation amounts to a medical malpractice case is to have a complimentary consultation with one of our South Carolina medical malpractice attorneys. We will ask the correct questions and source the patient’s medical history to analyze your situation carefully.

Snow & Woods, Attorneys at Law, LLC uses over 40 years of combined experience working with victims of medical malpractice throughout the state of South Carolina. We pride ourselves on helping our clients return to their normal life, safe in the knowledge that their case is being handled by a team of compassionate and experienced legal professionals.

If you have suffered and believe it may be due to medical malpractice, it is vital that you speak to one of our knowledgeable personal injury attorneys now. We are available at any time to give you advice and work on your behalf— to ensure that whoever is responsible for your pain is held accountable.