Our clients have successfully collected
tens of millions of dollars in verdicts
and settlements for injuries caused by medical negligence in
Massachusetts. If you have been injured by a Boston Doctor's Negligence,
please contact us for a free
case evaluation. One of our clients
settled a birth injury claim against a Boston area Hospital and
Doctor for $7,000,000.
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Have you been the victim
of medical errors or mistakes in a Boston Hospital? Medical
malpractice errors are responsible for as many as 80,000 deaths
each year. More people die from medical mistakes each year than
from breast cancer or highway accidents. Hamill Law Offices is committed
to the protection of all Massachusetts medical patients.
How can we help you? By
reviewing your case promptly -
usually within 60 days of receiving your medical records.
How much will it cost to
find out if you have a case? Nothing. We Will Review your
case for free If we accept your case submission and we will
give you our opinion about the strength of your case.
If you file a claim for me how
much will it cost?
We will take your case on a Contingency Fee basis - All
of our Medical cases are taken on a Contingent fee basis. That means
you pay no fees unless/until we win your case for you. If we cannot
help you, there is NO FEE.
Malpractice cases that
our office has successfully handled include: the negligent
treatment and sexual assault of a teenage patient by a mental health
professional; cancer misdiagnosis and delayed treatment of
various forms of cancer: Breast
testicular, cervical and
lung; Misdiagnosis of a heart condition; Birth
injuries including Cerebral Palsy, Erb's
Palsy and Brachial Plaxus; and the negligent treatment of
a young infant resulting in paralysis and a brain
Attack Misdiagnosis. A serious injury caused by a
doctors negligence may create a claim for Medical Malpractice.
If an elder resident has been injured,
neglected or abused, those injuries may constitute Medical
Malpractice as defined in massachusetts. Stage
four bedsores, presure sores and decubitus ulcers result
from patient neglect. You have rights. See our recent
Home Abuse verdicts.
Click here to see our section on
Abuse Neglect. See our most
recent Verdicts awarded for Nursing Home
Erb's Palsy -
Brachial Plexus - Shoulder Dystocia - Birth Injury
Erb's Palsy is a nerve injury to the shoulder area. The nerves in
the baby's shoulder are damaged at birth. These muscles may be paralyzed.
Erb's Palsy happens at birth. Many infants with this injury are
large at birth.
Did your doctor misdiagnose a cancer that was easily
detectable and often preventable? This can in clude prostate
cancer, colon cancer, skin cancer, breast cancer, lung cancer, uterine
cancer or cervical cancer.
For Men: PSA tests in men - Did your Doctor give you this
simple, inexpensive and painless test to prevent the spread of Prostate
Cancer? Simple self examination tests for Testicular
For Women: Mammograms in women - did your doctor neglect
to administer this simple yet effective test to detect breast
cancer? Pap smears for Cervical
These tests should be given regardless of age if symptoms persist
and can greatly increase the successful management of Prostate cancer
in men and Breast cancer
and Cervical cancer
For both men and women over 50 : colorectal
cancers can be detected by digital testing, a sigmoidoscopy
or a colonoscopy. Anyone over the age of fifty or with a family
history should be screened.
What should you do now?
First, fill out the case submission form
so we can reivew your case for free as soon as possible.
The next crucial step is to
obtain the medical records as soon as possible so that your
attorney can have them medically analyzed to support your claim.
If the victim has died, we can help you get the records and file
probate if necessary.
After the records are secured they are anaylized
by one of our experts to find out where the doctor or hospital committed
negligence and deviated from acceptable recognized standards of
proper medical care.
Before the case can proceed to a lawsuit
in Massachusetts the case must first be presented to a Medical
Malpractice Tribunal, consisting under Statute of three
members who will review the claim to determine if there is enough
merit for the case to proceed in court. If the case passes the tribunal,
it then proceeds to a Superior Court Jury trial. See the Time
Limits for bringing a Medical Malpractice case in Massachusetts.
We are also Licensed in New
York Malpractice matters. Call us 617-479-4300