The Law Offices of Steve Newman utilizes an extensive network of board certified physicians to analyze whether medical malpractice occurred. A lawsuit for medical malpractice is based on a legally defined duty the physician owes to a patient. The physician is required to possess the learning and skill necessary to treat the patient. The physician is required to exercise the requisite case and diligence in using his learning and skill to treat the patient. Medical malpractice cases are handled on a contingency basis. The client pays a legal fee if and when the case is settled on a verdict obtained.