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Tallahassee Medical Malpractice Attorneys

Protecting Victims of Medical Negligence in Florida

As patients, we invest extensive trust in medical personnel to assess and prioritize our unique needs. While healthcare providers play an integral part in caring for our health, no medical professional is immune to human error. In the unfortunate event that harm is suffered due to medical negligence, securing representation from a trusted medical malpractice lawyer is imperative to protect and exercise your rights in Florida.

Fortunately, our Tallahassee medical malpractice attorneys are here to help. With thousands of cases handled and hundreds of millions of dollars recovered for wrongfully injured victims, you can count on our lawyers at Perry & Young to pursue justice on your behalf. If you or a loved one suffered harm due to medical negligence, our firm can fight tirelessly for fair compensation and provide the personalized representation you deserve. 

If you or a loved one was a victim of medical malpractice, our dedicated lawyers are here to help. Call (850) 215-7777 to request a free consultation.

Advocating for Injured Patients in Tallahassee

Our Tallahassee attorneys represent clients in various legal matters, from birth injury claims to workers' comp disputes to nursing home abuse lawsuits. No matter the complexities of your claim, our team has over 15 years of experience to guide your steps with wisdom and clarity, empowering you to pursue justice after being wrongfully injured by someone else’s negligence. If you’re preparing to file a medical malpractice claim in Tallahassee or the surrounding area, look no further than our passionate attorneys to protect your rights and seek fair compensation. 

Medical negligence can complicate your health and jeopardize your future. Our lawyers can help. Contact us online to discuss your case. 

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What Constitutes Medical Malpractice in Florida?

Under Florida Statutes §766.101, medical malpractice occurs when medical professionals—such as nurses, providers, surgeons, radiologists, hospitals, and other healthcare personnel—fail to provide a reasonable standard of medical care to patients, resulting in preventable harm. 

The statute of limitations for filing a medical malpractice lawsuit in Florida is generally two years from the date the injury was discovered or should have been discovered. Before filing a medical malpractice lawsuit, a pre-suit process must be followed, which involves notifying the healthcare provider of the intent to sue and investigating the claim. 

If a medical malpractice claim is successful, the injured party may be entitled to compensation for various damages, including medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, and more. 

It’s important to seek sound counsel from a qualified medical malpractice lawyer who can help fortify your case with relevant evidence, present a compelling argument to back up your claims, and negotiate effectively on your behalf with involved parties (such as insurers and medical organizations) to recover damages.

Your Dedicated Attorneys

  • You Only Pay When You Collect

    Our work is conducted on a contingent fee basis. This means that you pay nothing unless we make a recovery on your behalf.

  • Experienced Trial Attorneys

    Each case is assigned to a lead attorney and a supporting attorney. This ensures continuity during the legal process and enables us to provide responsive service.

  • Hundreds of Millions Recovered

    At Perry & Young Law Firm, we take pride in championing the rights of our clients. We have secured hundreds of millions for our clients. 

Proving Medical Negligence in Tallahassee

To successfully bring a medical malpractice lawsuit against an offending physician, provider, or medical organization, petitioners must establish various key elements, including:

  • Duty of Care: To effectively establish medical negligence in Florida, you must prove that your provider owed you a certain standard of medical care. 
  • Breach of Duty: Injured patients must establish that their provider breached the aforementioned duty of care through medical negligence. In other words, claimants must prove that the liable party deviated from the standard of care expected from similar professionals in similar circumstances. 
  • Damages: To initiate a medical malpractice lawsuit, victims must show that the harm resulting from medical malpractice is compensatory (e.g., there are recoverable damages to be sought). A medical malpractice lawyer can help clients pursue maximum compensation for their suffering. 
  • Causation: Causation is the most important element to establish in any medical malpractice case. Injured patients must prove that the medical professional's negligent actions directly caused the patient's injury. 
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Client's Love Us

At Perry & Young, your satisfaction is our priority! See for yourself what our clients have to say about working with us.

    "Kelly, Morgan, and Lauren are so welcoming and informative"
    Kelly, Morgan, and Lauren are so welcoming and informative. They make a real difference both in and out of the office with their drive, ambition, and support.
    - Rebecca S.
    "Lance Berry genuinely and sincerely has compassion for others."
    I’m so very grateful for choosing this firm. Also I highly recommend Lance Berry! He has went above and beyond to help me. He genuinely and sincerely has compassion for others. He was very kind and understanding about my injuries and situations. Thank you so very much for everything you’ve done. I am forever grateful and will spread the word to anyone I know whom needs help after an accident!!!
    - Jennifer W.
    "After being wrongfully terminated, Ryan fought hard to get the justice I deserved!"
    After being told I didn't have a case from three other attorneys, I contacted Ryan who took my case. After being wrongfully terminated, Ryan fought hard to get the justice I deserved! Jeannetta was great and kept me updated without me having to harass them lol... I won my lawsuit and was pleased with the results. I highly recommend Ryan and his team Jeanetta! They will give you the justice you deserve!
    - Victoria B.
    "I’m grateful to have chosen a firm that was professional, caring and made the process go smoothly."
    I’m grateful to have chosen a firm that was professional, caring and made the process go smoothly. Ted and his team had great follow through and kept me informed throughout the entire process. I fully trust them and wouldn’t call anyone else.
    - Melissa M.
    "They treated me like family."
    Perry & Young Law Firm represented me with my discrimination case. Mrs. Jeanetta Brown conducted my intake and was a great pleasure to work with! From the beginning of initial contact to the end of my settlement, they treated me like family. The defendants wanted to treat me as a nuance, but my Perry & Young Law Firm didn’t treat me as such and made sure I was fairly compensated. I appreciate their patience, handling my case with care, and respect!
    - Brittany P.
    "The staff at this establishment are so warm and welcoming"
    Seriously so thankful to have found this firm. The staff at this establishment are so warm and welcoming and they are sharks they work hard you and put your needs first. Their communication is top tier they are patient and explain things to you so you can understand them. Thank you so much team Phillip you guys rock!
    - Lisa D.
    "My guy Les McFatter was very professional and always a text or phone call away"

    I had a remarkable experience with Perry and Young. My guy Les McFatter was very professional and always a text or phone call away to answer any questions or concerns. He went above and beyond to make this experience as smooth as possible! Maggie Harris thank you for making communication so easy. Highly recommend! Thank you Les and Maggie!

    - Travis J.
    "This law firm is who you need to call if you have an injury."

    This law firm is who you need to call if you have an injury. I had the pleasure of working with Ryan and team; all who were prompt and knowledgeable both in informing me of updates or answering any questions I had. Thank you again!

    - Ann D.

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