Medical Malpractice Lawyers in Camden, SC

Work with established medical malpractice lawyers in Camden, SC at Savage, Royall & Sheheen, LLP. If you have been the victim of poor medical care, or if you are questioning the care you have received, call 803-432-4391 to speak to an attorney today.

Attorneys for Medical Malpractice

The Savage, Royall & Sheheen, LLP, lawyers for medical malpractice serve clients in Camden, SC, and the surrounding areas. We represent individuals and families in compensation claims, and we seek justice when medical malpractice has occurred.

We handle medical malpractice cases throughout the state, including in Lancaster, Kershaw, and Chesterfield counties. To speak to our personal injury lawyers in Camden about your situation, call 803-432-4391 or message us now.

Help Filing Medical Malpractice Lawsuits in South Carolina

  • Medical malpractice standards apply throughout South Carolina.
  • Healthcare providers must provide care meeting prevailing, professional standards.
  • When medical malpractice occurs, those responsible may be financially liable.
  • Damages may include a range of financial and non-economic losses.
  • To receive compensation, you must bring a legal claim.

At Savage, Royall & Sheheen, LLP, we represent people in medical malpractice lawsuits. We assist our clients in receiving financial compensation for their harm. Our clients are victims of all ages.

Who may be responsible for medical malpractice?

Parties who may be responsible for medical malpractice include:

  • Doctors
  • Nurses
  • Hospitals
  • Family practice
  • Specialists
  • Physician’s assistants
  • Laboratories
  • Therapists and rehabilitative services
  • Surgeons
  • Emergency rooms, urgent care
  • Chiropractors
  • OBGYN, maternity care providers
  • Nursing homes, long-term care facilities

Medical Malpractice Lawsuit FAQs

What is considered medical malpractice in SC?

Medical malpractice in SC is doing what a reasonable medical professional wouldn’t do, or not doing what they would do. S.C. Code § 15-79-110(6) defines medical malpractice as unreasonable medical practices based on the same, or similar circumstances.

When you seek medical care, you have every right to expect qualified, competent care. It’s a legal right – medical care professionals must provide sound medical care. When they don’t, they are liable to pay compensation to the victim through a medical malpractice claim.

What medical malpractice laws apply in Camden, SC?

S.C. Code Title 15. Civil Remedies and Procedures, Chapter 79, Medical Malpractice Actions is the law that applies in Camden and throughout South Carolina. A medical practitioner must provide services meeting minimum standards as compared to a similar specialty and locality.

How much time do you have to sue for medical malpractice in SC?

You generally have three years to sue for medical malpractice in South Carolina, under S.C. Code § 15-3-545. However, the time limit is shorter if the healthcare is provided by a government-funded institution. It can take time to research a medical malpractice claim and prepare expert testimony, so please contact us right away.

How do you start a claim for medical malpractice in SC?

To start a claim for medical malpractice in South Carolina, you must prepare a notice of intent to file suit and an affidavit of an expert witness. Then, the parties have 120 days from service of the notice to conduct a mediation. (S.C. Code § 15-79-125). If the case is still unresolved, you file your case in court.

How can I hire your medical malpractice lawyers?

To hire our medical malpractice lawyers, contact us. Tell us about your situation. We’ll discuss your claim and how our medical malpractice lawyers can represent your interests. If you choose to hire us, we’ll prepare a written representation agreement.

What Are Examples of Medical Malpractice?

Some examples of medical malpractice are:

  • Not recognizing symptoms, delayed diagnosis, incorrect diagnosis
  • Laboratory, radiology reading and interpreting errors
  • Failure to warn of risks, lack of informed consent, unnecessary procedures
  • Not referring to a specialist when appropriate
  • Preventable infection, failure to manage complications
  • Premature hospital discharge
  • Medication errors, improper dose
  • Childbirth, delivery injuries
  • Errors in the delivery and monitoring of anesthesia
  • Chart mix-ups, wrong patient or body part
  • Object left in the body
  • Other improper medical care

Delivering sound medical care means having the knowledge and skills for the healthcare specialty and the specific role being performed. The truth is that medical malpractice can happen in any healthcare setting. The consequences can be devastating.

Our medical malpractice lawyers in Camden, SC are here to serve you. It’s natural to trust your physician.

It may be hard to imagine that something went seriously wrong. We invite you to turn to us for legal advice, and advocacy. Let us investigate, build the evidence, and pursue your compensation.

Compassionate Legal Representation

At Savage, Royall & Sheheen, LLP, you are never just a number. You’re a lifelong client. Experience the personalized service and exacting legal representation that the community has come to expect from our law firm. We’re here to build a long-term relationship with you, pursuing your best interests throughout your case.

Why Choose Our Dedicated Team?

Here are some reasons that people choose our Camden, SC medical malpractice lawyers:

  • Since 1926, our team has been representing clients in Camden, SC. Our small-town firm has served our community for generations.
  • We have the resources of a well-established legal team. Medical malpractice claims are detailed, but we’re ready for any challenge.
  • Our team allows us to capably represent the interests of individuals and families who are harmed by medical malpractice.
  • We are determined legal advocates. From the initial investigation, through building your case and advocating for you, we make sure you get the representation you need.
  • Trust our attorneys to answer your questions and legal concerns throughout your case.

We invite you to meet our legal team. Learn more about medical negligence and how an attorney may benefit you.

Pursuing peace of mind for victims and families

Medical malpractice claims are some of the most complex types of civil claims. They require technical information. There are special procedural rules to follow. An expert witness must be secured to explain how medical malpractice occurred, and how it resulted in injury.

When you work with the Savage, Royall & Sheheen, LLP, medical malpractice lawyers, you have the peace of mind that these important steps are being handled correctly. We are dedicated to your interests, with the skills, resources, and dedication that our clients have depended on for decades.

Consultations Available – Talk to a Lawyer

Do you have concerns about medical care for yourself or a family member? Are you ready to move forward with a medical malpractice claim? Contact the medical malpractice lawyers in Camden, SC at Savage, Royall & Sheheen, LLP.

Talk to a lawyer about your rights, interests and the compensation you may receive by bringing a claim.

See how our attorneys advocate for victims with determination and commitment.

Call 803-432-4391 or message us today.

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