New Hampshire Medical Malpractice Lawyer
Experienced Representation for Victims
Were you injured because of a doctor or nurse error? Did you lose a loved one because of medical negligence? Your first step should be to contact a legal representative from our team for compassionate representation and strong defense. We have over 30 years of experience in standing up for the rights of those who have been injured and do everything in our power to secure them the
highest amount of compensation for what they have gone through. It is estimated that nearly 200,000 people die every year as the result of medical malpractice. If you believe that you have a case, please do not hesitate to get in touch with our office.
Types of Medical Malpractice
Just as there are countless types of illnesses and conditions, so are there countless possible types of medical malpractice cases. One common type of case is
misdiagnosis. When a patient visits a doctor complaining of a certain set of symptoms, it is the doctor's responsibility to thoroughly investigate what may be causing the issue. If they fail to diagnose the patient's condition accurately, it means that they will also not receive the correct treatment. Another growing problem in the U.S. is
prescription errors. Research in this area suggests that there are over 30 million errors involving prescription medication every year. With many pharmacies overwhelmed by the amount of patients coming to them to get their prescription filled, more and more cases are arising involving incorrect dosage or wrong medication.
When a child or mother is injured during labor and delivery, the results can be heartbreaking. When a new child is born, it is supposed to be a time of celebration. However, if the child was left with birth injuries like cerebral palsy,
head trauma and
brain damage, or a brachial plexus injury, the person responsible should be held accountable for the pain they caused to the family. Some birth injury and medical malpractice cases are so serious that the patient dies as a result of the errors. If you have lost a loved one because a doctor or hospital displayed
negligence, filing a lawsuit could help cover funeral and burial expenses as well as compensate for lost wages. Even though it will not ease the pain of a
wrongful death, it is still important to hold the guilty party responsible for what they have done.
Medical malpractice is not limited to professionals in hospitals but involves those in the fields of psychotherapy and psychiatry as well. From medication errors to abuse to failure to diagnose, patients can be left more troubled than they were at the beginning of the therapy. Another type of healthcare malpractice is
dental malpractice. Whether you were harmed by an anesthesia error, a defective medical tool, or injury during oral surgery, you should contact our team to learn if we could help you receive compensation. In any type of medical malpractice case, you could be left having to deal with follow-up surgeries and treatments in order to get back to normal and you should not have to bear these financial burdens on your own.
Common Medical Malpractice Injuries
Whether you were involved in an accident or were the victim of medical malpractice, you could be facing a long recovery and even life-long disabilities. Among the most painful injuries are burn injuries. Depending on how many layers the burn penetrates through, the individual could be left with first, second, or third degree burns. In cases where the burn penetrates all the way to the bottom layer of skin, surgery will be necessary to remove the damaged tissue and replace it with a skin graft. However, even long after the wound has healed, the victim could still be facing permanent
disfigurement. Those who are victims of a
spinal cord injury or a
neck and back injury could also be left with permanent disabilities.
Paraplegia and quadriplegia are conditions where the victim no longer has any feeling in or control of their arms or all of their limbs.
Another heartbreaking type of injury is amputation. In some cases, it is the result of a doctor error, such as removing the wrong limb in surgery, or it is the result of a car accident or workplace accident. Whatever the reason, the victim's life may never be the same again and they may not be able to retain the same employment or even work at all. Even
broken bones can be difficult as they can result in a long and painful recovery. If the bones were not set correctly or were not treated in the proper way, the victim could be left with chronic pain and difficulty moving.
Contact a New Hampshire medical malpractice attorney!
We rely on doctors and other medical professionals to make every possible effort to correctly diagnose and treat us. However, when they instead provide sub-standard care, commit a gross error, or act negligently, this could constitute medical malpractice. Our team has the highest respect for the medical profession and understands that mistakes will happen. For this reason we do not file claims which are unfounded. However, in order to uphold the standard of excellence as well as protect patients throughout the country, we will do whatever is necessary to protect those who were unnecessarily harmed. Contact a New Hampshire medical malpractice attorney from our team for a free case evaluation!