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We all know many times it’s impossible to plan for an accident.

If you are dealing with a personal injury in Indiana, you might feel completely lost and anxious about how to begin going forward again. Personal injury cases are extremely time dependent and the outcomes are decided by how fast you act. You will need to make decisions quickly to get the compensation you deserve from your personal injury case. If you are unsure about making decisions quickly, you are not alone. Many clients come to Riley Williams & Piatt, so they can take a breath of relief and have the aggressive attorneys at Riley Williams & Piatt help make the best legal decisions.
At Riley Williams & Piatt, LLC, our attorneys have achieved a number of successful results in cases involving mistakes made by doctors, nurses, or hospital personnel. These cases are often referred to as medical malpractice cases.

Medical Malpractice claims are complicated and proof of wrongdoing is complex and difficult. In Indiana, there are numerous procedures and statute of limitations that need to be followed. Litigation of these claims requires a knowledgeable and experienced medical malpractice attorney. Riley Williams & Piatt has the extensive experience in medical malpractice cases that you need to bring you positive outcomes. Our Indianapolis firm's successes in medical malpractice cases include settlements in cases in ophthalmology, osteopathy, cardiology, family practice, neurosurgery and hospital care. Currently, we are handling major medical malpractice cases involving the following:

Medical malpractice occurs when a healthcare professional falls below the standard of care in treating a person.

To have a strong medical malpractice claim, one must have the following:

  • a significant injury occurred to the patient
  • the doctor or hospital staff’s performance did not meet the standard of care that is required of medical practitioners
  • the lack of care or medical mistake directly caused the injury suffered by the patient.

This can occur in a variety of ways. Our aggressive attorneys, Joseph Williams and James Piatt, have years of experience in fighting for patients or patient’s family members to get the compensation and recovery they deserve. Whether the medical malpractice caused you to lose a loved one or caused them to become sicker, it is important to get advice from one of our attorneys to see how you can build up a claim to get some compensation for what has occurred.

Medical malpractice can be confused for medical product liability and vice versa.

However, in reality, they are NOT the same thing. Of course sometimes a lawsuit may overlap between the two, but each are separate sectors of lawsuits.

Whether you are prescribed a drug or taking a drug from over-the-counter, your circumstances may be qualified to file a product liability claim against those medical professionals or pharmacists who caused you more harm than good without alerting or warning you of those negative detrimental effects.

Medical malpractice claim can be filed together with medical product liability claim, when a health professional failed at warning you about the side effects of the drugs you have been prescribed or sold.

To file a malpractice claim you have to prove the following three:

Are you here because a medical mistake or surgical error led to injury? Your next few steps are important, and without strong legal aide, your chances of recovering damages for medical negligence will be almost impossible. That's why thousands of folks in Indianapolis turn to Riley Williams & Piatt, LLC as their medical malpractice lawyer.

Anyone can make a mistake - that's why pencils have erasers, right? That is, unless you're one of Indiana's dentists, nurses, therapists, doctors or surgeons. In that case, a mistake can be life-changing or fatal. Riley Williams & Piatt LLC has represented Indianapolis clients in some of the state's biggest medical malpractice cases. No matter the details of your claim, our goal for every medical negligence claim that hits our inbox is to: