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Charlotte Medical Malpractice Lawyer

Serving North Carolina Backed by 55+ Years of Experience

We place a huge amount of faith and trust in the medical professionals who provide us care. While everyone makes mistakes, our doctors and surgeons are held at the highest standard because the stakes are so high. When a doctor, nurse, surgeon, or other medical professional fails to perform their duties and their negligence harms or even kills a patient, it is known as medical malpractice.

If you are one of the many who have been injured by a negligent medical professional, it is of the utmost importance that you seek legal assistance at once. When this issue goes unaddressed for too long, there is the chance that this same practitioner could go on to harm others.

Call (704) 702-0024 now to share the details of what happened.

What is the Statute of Limitations for Medical Malpractice in North Carolina?

After being injured by medical negligence, you or your loved ones only have a certain amount of time to file a claim. It's important to make sure that this claim is filed on time so that you are properly compensated for your injuries, otherwise you'll have no legal grounds to pursue compensation.

In general, a medical malpractice claim must be filed within three years of the date of the medical error.

However, certain circumstances may change this amount of time. For example, if the injury is not immediately apparent, and is discovered by the patient until two or more years from when the error was made, the patient has one year to file a lawsuit from the date of discovery.

In addition, if a foreign object is found inside a patient, such as a sponge or surgical instrument, the lawsuit must be filed one year from the date of discovery. This case must be filed within 10 years of the date that the surgical error was made.

Holding Doctors Accountable in a Variety of Cases

At Elam & Elam, PLLC, our team assists the victims of surgical errors, prescription errors, physician negligence, and all other types of medical malpractice. We have a keen focus on these cases, and during our career of over 55 years combined, we have successfully recovered multi-millions for our clients.

We can assist you with all of the following matters and more:

Why Should You Hire Us?

  • We Are A Boutique Law Firm

    We limit our case load so that we are enabled to offer each of our clients the individualized attention and personalized legal solutions that they require.

  • We Have 55+ Years Of Combined Experience

    We have the in-depth legal knowledge and history of success necessary to successfully handle your case and maximize your compensation.

  • We Offer Free Case Consultations

    We will review your case and inform you of your rights. We will walk with you every step of the way and help you secure a favorable case outcome.

  • We Work On A Contingency Fee Basis

    At Elam & Elam, PLLC, our devoted injury attorneys do not charge any legal fees until we have won your case. What is there to lose? Get started today.

Speak to a Medical Malpractice Attorney in Charlotte!

At Elam & Elam, PLLC, we are a small family firm that provides highly personalized attention to each of our clients. We understand that you are going through a very difficult time, so we always take your medical and financial needs into consideration as we move forward. We would like to help you get started with a free initial consultation. After all of your questions and concerns are address, our team can help you understand all of your options and offer you guidance as we move forward. We are here to pursue fair compensation on your behalf. Furthermore, you will not be charged any legal fees unless we are able to win your case.

Call (704) 702-0024 now to get in contact with a skilled Charlotte medical malpractice lawyer.

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