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Medical Malpractice Law Lawyers In Brainerd Minnesota

Brainerd is a city in Crow Wing County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 13,178 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Crow Wing County and one of the largest cities in Central Minnesota. Brainerd straddles the Mississippi River several miles upstream from the confluence with the Crow Wing River, having been founded as a site for a railroad crossing above that confluence. Brainerd is the principal city of the Brainerd Micropolitan Statistical Area, a micropolitan area that covers Cass and Crow Wing counties and had a combined population of 82,249 at the 2000 census. The Brainerd area serves as a major tourist destination for Minnesota, and Baxter is a regional retail center. Brainerd is the home to one of five medivac helicopter flight stations in the state for AirCare, operated by North Memorial Medical Center in Robbinsdale, MN, a Level 1 Trauma Center located in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area. This station covers the central part of Minnesota. The city is also known for the Brainerd International Raceway.

What is medical malpractice law?

Medical Malpractice is improper or immoral conduct in the performance of duties by a doctor, done either intentionally or through carelessness or ignorance. Cases involving health care patients who have suffered harm as a result of the negligent care of a doctor or other medical professional. Medical malpractice claims can stem from misdiagnosis, prescription errors, and unsanitary conditions at a health care facility.

Answers to medical malpractice law issues in Minnesota

In many states, the medical profession has been granted certain special protections. For instance, some states have...

In certain kinds of cases, lawyers charge what is called a contingency fee. Instead of billing by the hour, the...

Federal court opinions concerning medical malpractice law in Minnesota