Southern Illinois Personal Injury Attorneys
Medical Malpractice

With nearly 90 years of experience, our dedicated team is here to help you in your time of need.

Marion, IL Medical Malpractice Attorneys

Howerton, Dorris, Stone & Lambert Fights for Restitution Following Poor Treatment

During any kind of medical treatment, there are assumed risks each patient must accept. When the consequences extend beyond the usual hazards, however, injured patients may have a right to sue the treatment professional or the medical facility. At Howerton, Dorris, Stone & Lambert, we understand how to proceed with medical malpractice in Marion and have helped many clients to obtain fair settlements for their losses.

Injury from medical malpractice may result in specific and potentially life-threatening damages. Though a patient may suspect medical malpractice following treatment or a procedure, the patient can’t sue for malpractice if no harm was caused to the patient. Examples of the types of harm a patient that may warrant a malpractice case include:

  • Physical pain

  • Mental anguish

  • Additional medical bills

  • Lost work and lost earning capacity.

Get help from experienced malpractice attorneys in Illinois by calling (618) 310-3411 today or contacting us online. We offer free consultations.

What Is Medical Malpractice?medical malpractice statistics

Medical malpractice occurs when a doctor or a physician causes injury as a direct result of their negligent action or inaction. This negligence may be in the form of misdiagnosis, treatment, health plans or management, and much more.

What is the Medical Malpractice Settlement Process?

Each year, the medical insurance industry and lobby devotes millions of dollars to defending legitimate claims. While many firms prefer to quickly take a settlement, we believe you deserve better, so we dedicate ourselves to spending the necessary resources in the pursuit of justice. It can be difficult to know if a claim has merit. At HDSL, we only take serious injury medical malpractice claims, and every one of the cases is reviewed and approved by a physician in the same specialty before we agree to file it.

We have helped clients who were harmed by poor treatment, such as:

  • Having their condition misdiagnosed or not diagnosed at all
  • Not knowing the risks of a procedure or surgery before it was done
  • Learning that a prior medical provider made a mistake after they changed doctors
  • Knowing medical errors were made, but not knowing who is responsible
  • Watching medical bills mount despite their condition not improving

What are the Illinois Medical Malpractice Statute of Limitations?Malpractice Statute of Limitations in Illinois Graphic

In every state, there are limitations surrounding filing a claim for injury. Medical malpractice claims have a statute of limitations of two years in the state of Illinois. This means that if a malpractice claim is filed after this time-frame, the case will not be heard.

The best way to receive financial compensation from a medical malpractice claim is to hire an experienced attorney. Medical malpractice claims are very expensive, time-consuming and often very complicated processes.

Why Experienced Attorneys Make a Difference

When fighting for restitution following an occurrence of medical malpractice, it is important to know the strengths and weaknesses of your case. Our team knows how to help clients develop legal strategies that succeed. By hiring experienced medical malpractice attorneys, you will have a better chance of obtaining a favorable outcome for your case.

Call the team at Howerton, Dorris, Stone & Lambert today by dialing (618) 310-3411.

Our Client Stories

  • The staff is helpful and kind.

    “I am grateful for HDSL staff.”

    - Fallon J.
  • Very nice people to represent you.

    “I highly recommend HDSL for anyone in need of legal representation.”

    - Aaron N.
  • World greatest law firm.

    “I highly recommend this law firm to anyone!”

    - Elva P.
  • The entire team at HDSL is great.

    “They are very knowledgeable attorneys that keep your best interest in mind.”

    - Bryan F.
  • HDSL team was there during one of the darkest times.

    “Thank you for all you've done.”

    - Former Client

Why Choose Us?

  • Nearly 90 Years of Legal Experience
  • Honest & Trustworthy Representation
  • We Truly Care About Our Clients
  • Award-Winning Attorneys
  • Free Initial Case Evaluations
  • Long-Standing Involvement in the Community

Contact Our Firm

Schedule a Free Consultation
  • Please enter your first name.
  • Please enter your last name.
  • Please enter your phone number.
    This isn't a valid phone number.
  • Please enter your email address.
    This isn't a valid email address.
  • Please make a selection.
  • Please enter a message.