At Salter, Healy, Rivera & Heptner, our St. Petersburg medical malpractice lawyers defend your health and wellness through strong litigation. When a professional such as your family doctor gives poor advice or takes a risk that endangers your well-being, you’re entitled to be compensated. Whether you have suffered from a poor decision made by your physician or an accident that could have been avoided, we make certain that you’re on the receiving end of a malpractice insurance payout.
Why Choose Us
Our attorneys have decades of combined experience in personal injury law. We have the knowledge, experience, and skills necessary to fight for your right to recovery.
We understand how difficult the aftermath of medical malpractice can be. Our lawyers will handle all aspects of your case on your behalf and meet with you at your home, hospital room, or another location for your convenience.
Our firm operates on a contingency fee basis, meaning that you do not pay legal fees unless we secure compensation on your behalf.
Determining Instances of Medical Malpractice
Unfortunately, mistakes happen everywhere. But when doctors make mistakes, their errors can pose significant health risks for the victim. To make matters worse, doctors who make mistakes often try to cover them up to avoid medical malpractice suits. Medical malpractice comes in many forms. Some of the most common types are:
Our team of veteran medical malpractice lawyers helps you to correct these errors and hold doctor accountable for their actions.
Taking Action Against Your Doctor
Our legal team fights on your behalf, investigating the cause of your injury and determining the type of medical malpractice you suffered. We then take action, bringing the case to court, if necessary, to attain compensation such as:
Coverage for past and future medical bills. We secure compensation for both your previous medical costs and any costs required as a result of the malpractice.
Compensation for emotional trauma. Being injured by a doctor is a traumatic experience, and we make sure you receive proper compensation for that trauma.
Compensation for loss of wages. To compensate you for the time you miss from work, we seek damages to cover your lost wages and earning capacity.
Contact Our St. Petersburg Medical Malpractice Lawyers Today
Physicians are supposed to care for us, but sometimes the doctor violates the trust inherent in the patient/doctor relationship. The St. Petersburg medical malpractice attorneys of Salter, Healy, Rivera & Heptner work diligently to hold doctors accountable. We aren’t just any lawyers — we are certificed trial lawyers, meaning we have significant experience in arguing cases in court to achieve results.