Unlike other types of personal injury cases, the facts necessary to prove your case are based on the medical records and testimony of medical experts. Your attorney must understand the facts of medicine and the law to effectively prepare expert medical witnesses whose testimony is necessary for any successful medical malpractice or negligence case. Ultimately, your attorney must explain the medical and legal issues to the jury and judge to recover the best settlement or verdict. If you want to receive the largest settlement possible, you must have an attorney who has both the experience and track record to represent your case. Medical malpractice claims can include: Misdiagnosis of a serious health problem, Delayed diagnosis of cancer, stroke or heart disease, Surgical mistakes, Medication errors, Negligence in postoperative care, Birth injuries caused by negligence on the part of the delivery team, Negligent miscommunication between medical professionals with respect to allergies, medical history, aftercare or prescriptions.