Medical malpractice attorneys in Worcester MA
Medical malpractice can happen during surgery, in case of failure to diagnose or in other forms of treatment and can lead to serious harm and even death. Cases of this kind can be quite complicated and challenging. It’s much more realistic to tackle them with a team of experienced attorneys on your side.
The paperwork load and legal negotiations can be too taxing for the victim who has to deal with the immediate consequences of medical malpractice. Hiring an attorney will alleviate a big part of that burden off your shoulders.
By law, medical malpractice is defined as “any act or omission by a physician during treatment of a patient that deviates from accepted norms of practice in the medical community and causes an injury to the patient.” Medical malpractice is a specific subset of tort law that deals with professional negligence.
Medical errors are the third leading cause of death in the world, making it responsible for 1,200 fatalities every day.
Six Common Types of Medical Malpractice
- Delayed Diagnosis
- Failure to Treat
- Surgical Errors
- Birth Injury
- Medical Product Liability
Misdiagnosis is the single most common type of medical error that leads to medical malpractice lawsuits. Being wrongly diagnosed can lead to irreparable damage, which should be compensated to the fullest extent. A lawyer will help you understand what steps need to be taken, represent your interests at settlement negotiations.
Call an attorney today
Attorneys Sbrogna, Brunelle & Donius are highly qualified medical malpractice attorneys with over 100 years of combined experience.
Schedule a free consultation with our medical malpractice attorneys in Worcester at 508-809-7555. There will be no fee unless we recover money for you.