Choosing a doctor can be a daunting task. There are many things to consider to be sure you make the right choice. A doctor should be someone that you are comfortable with and that fits your lifestyle, needs, and insurance. When making a decision to use a physician keep these things in mind to lessen your risk of becoming the victim of medical malpractice.

First, get a referral. Avoid picking a doctor at random from your insurance carrier’s website or from the phonebook. Ask your friends, family and co-workers that you trust who they use.

Next, research your medical condition. If you are seeking a specialized doctor do some research. The more you know about your specific issues the better you will be able to choose a doctor that caters to your specialized needs.

Finally, think about your lifestyle. If you are a person who gets sick often don’t choose a doctor who has a long waiting list or a doctor who closes early if you can’t leave work in time for an appointment.

It’s perfectly acceptable to visit a few different doctors until you find one that is the right fit for you and/or your family. Your health is very important and having a doctor you like and trust will make it more likely that you will seek care when you need it. 

When It’s Time to Contact a Medical Malpractice Lawyer in Atlanta

If you are the victim of someone else’s negligence or carelessness, whether in a medical malpractice case or some other type of accident, you have certain rights guaranteed by law. To help you understand these rights and seek the compensation you may be eligible for to help get your life back in order, contact the Atlanta Law Offices of Sheryl L. Burke for a no-cost consultation on your injury case – 404-842-7838.

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