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Plymouth, MA Medical Malpractice Lawyer

The realization that you have been injured by a medical professional who was supposed to care for you can be traumatizing. While medical professionals like doctors, surgeons, or nurses hold a duty of care to the patients they treat, no one is perfect, and there are far too many cases where negligence has led to the harm of their patients. If you were injured because of a healthcare professional’s negligence, you have the legal right to file a medical malpractice claim. Filing a claim is an important step to ensure you get the justice you deserve and the liable party is held responsible for their actions. To get help building a strong medical malpractice claim, reach out to our Plymouth, MA medical malpractice attorneys today.

At Sweeney Merrigan Personal Injury Lawyers, our Massachusetts personal injury lawyers have more than 45 years of experience helping clients who have been the victims of medical malpractice. Our trusted legal team is proud to offer dedicated representation to victims and provide personalized service as they pursue justice and fair compensation for the losses and injuries they have suffered. Call 617-391-9001 or fill out our contact form to request a free consultation with one of our Plymouth medical malpractice lawyers today.

Proving Liability in a Massachusetts Medical Malpractice Claim

One of the first important steps to take in any personal injury case is to identify and prove the liability of the at-fault party. This is especially true in medical malpractice claims where various parties may be liable depending on the specific details of your case. In medical malpractice claims, some possible parties who may be liable for your injuries include the following:

  • Doctors
  • Nurses
  • Surgeons
  • Medical device technicians
  • Medical staff
  • Hospitals or other medical facilities

Once our lawyers have identified the liable party in your case, the next step is to collect evidence to prove their liability by launching a full investigation into what happened. The evidence that our Plymouth medical malpractice lawyers will look for is proof of the four factors of negligence. The four factors of negligence are as follows:

  • The liable party owed you a duty of care
  • The liable party failed to uphold the duty of care owed to you
  • The breach in duty of care led to medical malpractice and your injuries
  • You suffered losses as a result

When you work with our team of trusted Plymouth, MA medical malpractice attorneys, we are dedicated to ensuring that the legal service you receive is personalized to your specific needs. At Sweeney Merrigan Personal Injury Lawyers, you will work with experienced lawyers like Jessica M. Gray. Attorney Gray serves as co-chair of the New Lawyers Division of the Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys and is also active with the Injury Board, a membership organization of leading trial attorneys throughout the United States and the United Kingdom. Attorney Gray and the rest of our medical malpractice legal team are ready to help you pursue the justice you deserve for your case.

Can You Collect Compensation After a Medical Malpractice Case?

After a medical professional’s negligence has led to your injury and losses, you may wonder how much your medical malpractice claim is worth. While there is no exact amount you should expect to collect in compensation, our lawyers can help you calculate how much you may be eligible to recover based on the details of your claim.

When filing a medical malpractice claim, there are several damages you may be eligible to collect. These damages are as follows:

Medical Expenses

When an individual suffers an injury due to medical malpractice, the type of harm they suffer may be severe and require a lengthy recovery period. Victims of medical malpractice should be compensated for all medical bills and expenses relating to the injury they suffered as a result of the liable party’s negligence.

Lost Wages

If the injuries a patient suffered due to medical negligence prevent them from being able to work, they should be compensated for all lost wages.

Lost Earning Potential

Medical negligence can sometimes result in debilitating or chronic injuries. As a result, some victims may be unable to perform the duties they did before their injury. In these cases, victims of medical negligence should be compensated for all future wages they may lose out on.

Pain and Suffering

Victims of medical malpractice should be compensated for the physical and emotional pain and suffering they have had to endure due to the negligent party’s actions.

Wrongful Death

In extreme cases, medical malpractice may result in the wrongful death of a patient. If this unimaginable loss occurs, the loved ones of the decedent should be compensated for their loss.

To get help with your medical malpractice claim today, contact our team at Sweeney Merrigan Personal Injury Lawyers.

Contact a Plymouth Medical Malpractice Lawyer as Soon as Possible

If you have been injured due to the negligence of medical professionals, you deserve justice for your losses. Our experienced Plymouth medical malpractice lawyers can help you build a strong claim and ensure the liable party is held responsible.

The legal team at Sweeney Merrigan Personal Injury Lawyers has more than 100 years of combined experience representing clients who have been the victims of medical malpractice in Plymouth, Massachusetts. We will ensure your legal rights are protected throughout every step of the claims process. To schedule a free consultation with one of our medical malpractice lawyers, give us a call at 617-391-9001 or fill out our contact form.

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