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.
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 - it will cost NOTHING
for us to give you our opinion as to whether. We Will Review your
case for free - If we accept your case submission we will give
you our opinion about the strength of your case.
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 Abuse.
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,
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.
Erb's Palsy - Brachial
Plexus - Shoulder Dystocia
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.
Apnea and Bradycardia
Arnold Chiari Malformation
Basal Ganglia Damage
Hydrocephalus Brain Damage
Hyperbilirubinemia and Jaundice
Preeclampsia and Toxemia