Massachusetts attorneys, Bernard J. Hamill, Quincy

Boston Massachusetts Medical Malpractice Attorneys

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.


bernard hamill, massachusetts lawyer

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.

Wrongful Death

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 Cancer, Colon, colorectal, prostate, 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 injury. Heart Attack Misdiagnosis. A serious injury caused by a doctors negligence may create a claim for Medical Malpractice.

Nursing Home 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 Nursing Home Abuse verdicts. Click here to see our section on Nursing Home Abuse Neglect. See our most recent Verdicts awarded for Nursing Home Abuse.

Erb's Palsy - Brachial Plexus - Shoulder Dystocia - Birth Injury

Birth Injuries: 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.

Cancer Misdiagnosis

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 Cancer.
For Women: Mammograms in women - did your doctor neglect to administer this simple yet effective test to detect breast cancer? Pap smears for Cervical cancer?
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 in women.
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

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