Medical Malpractice Attorney

Have You Suffered Injuries Due to Medical Malpractice?

The Law Offices of Erika E. Anderson has served New Mexicans for over twenty years, while providing exceptional legal representation for medical malpractice victims and their families.

After an injury due to medical malpractice, you are in a difficult situation that was forced upon you and you deserve the best service during this traumatic time. The effects that medical malpractice can leave on you can include unaffordable medical bills, loss of income or employment, physical and emotional trauma, and, in some cases, unplanned funeral costs.

You deserve the greatest expertise, extensive experience in medical malpractice cases, active empathy, and best-in-class legal advice, which the Law Offices of Erika E. Anderson possesses. Our goal is not only to get the best possible outcome for you, but to get you the justice you deserve.

What Constitutes as Medical Malpractice?

Medical Malpractice is defined as any act or omission done by a medical professional, during treatment of a patient, that deviates from accepted norms or practices in the medical community and causes an injury to the patient. If you believe you have suffered at the hands of a medical professional, whether they tell you it was an accident or not, you are entitled to know your best legal options moving forward.

The following examples are the most common types of medical malpractice cases that we can help you with:

The Law Offices of Erika E. Anderson will do everything in their power to make sure you are fairly compensated for the physical and mental injuries you have endured.

What are the Four Elements of Medical Malpractice?

When forming a solid case, you need a medical malpractice attorney that will make sure to assess that your injury meets the four areas of criteria that constitute medical malpractice. The four areas are as follows and must be met:

 
Your case will be reviewed with the utmost urgency and importance to determine the best litigation strategy.

Necessary Steps to Complete in a Medical Malpractice Case

The amount of time to complete the necessary steps in a medical malpractice case can be limited. It is important to contact an attorney trained in medical malpractice cases right away to achieve the best results possible. The following steps are an outline of how we evaluate medical malpractice cases and put forth a winning strategy for your case:

Ensuring these steps are followed in a timely manner will mean that the most accurate evidence will be on your side.

Statute of Limitations For Medical Malpractice Cases

The amount of time you have to file a medical malpractice claim should always be taken into consideration. The statute of limitations for a medical malpractice case is three years from the date the malpractice occurred. The exception to the statute being, if a case against a governmental entity, such as the University of New Mexico Hospital, the statute of limitations is two years.

Even with that amount of time, a medical malpractice claim should be filed right away so evidence can be gathered as quickly as possible. Contact our office so we can start you along the process.

Why Choose the Law Offices of Erika E. Anderson as Your Medical Malpractice Attorney?

The Law Offices of Erika E. Anderson have gained the reputation of successfully and aggressively pursuing medical malpractice cases.

Being experts in medical malpractice cases, we know exactly what you are going through and will always advise and lend support to you throughout these difficult times. We treat you with respect and compassion. Our main focus is to get you the best outcome and results.

If you want to get the best results for your medical malpractice case in Albuquerque or Santa Fe, selecting the best law firm is imperative. Our goal is not only to get the best possible outcome for you but to get you the justice you deserve.

We will evaluate your case and help you decide the best course of action for your situation. If you believe you have been wrongfully and unlawfully injured as a result of medical malpractice, please contact our office today.