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New Hampshire Medical Malpractice Lawyer

Patients entrust medical professionals to accurately diagnose, treat, execute surgeries, and deliver careful care when they are ill or suffering from medical conditions. Unfortunately, there are instances when procedures don’t go as planned, and treatment is poorly administered, resulting in substantial harm and injury to the patient.

If another competent healthcare professional would not have performed the same way under the same circumstances, the medical professional in question may be liable for negligence. Fortunately, you may be able to hold them accountable for your severe injuries if you have suffered under their direct care and supervision. If you believe you have experienced losses due to New Hampshire medical malpractice, the Sweeney Merrigan Personal Injury Lawyers are ready to help 24/7 to examine the details of your claim. To obtain legal guidance moving forward, call (617) 391-9001 for a complimentary consultation or fill out our contact form. 

How a New Hampshire Medical Malpractice Attorney Can Help You With Your Claim 

New Hampshire medical malpractice is receiving negligent care that is opposing the set standard of care in the medical profession. Every patient that requires care is entitled to quality treatment and may take legal action if they are harmed due to inadequate treatment or supervision. An adequate standard of care is defined by generally accepted practices and procedures performed by medical professionals in the same location when treating patients of similar or identical medical conditions or illnesses. 

Medical malpractice cases are generally complex and require the skilled representation of a New Hampshire medical malpractice lawyer. An experienced medical negligence attorney will need to uncover persuasive, tangible evidence in order to uphold your claim of medical negligence and inadequate standards of care under a medical professional’s supervision. Four elements must be proven in order to have a successful medical malpractice claim:

  • A relationship existed between doctor and patient
  • The medical professional was negligent
  • This negligence directly caused your injuries
  • The injury led to specific damages and losses  

If you suspect you were injured due to New Hampshire medical malpractice, consult a skilled medical malpractice lawyer for a proper evaluation of your case. Handling medical negligence cases alone can be overwhelming and confusing. Rely on the seasoned Sweeney Merrigan personal injury attorneys to make the process as simple as possible and fight for the fair compensation you deserve. 

Prevalent New Hampshire Medical Malpractice Cases 

A patient trusts a medical professional for their care and expertise, and if that trust is violated, a New Hampshire medical malpractice lawyer may help keep them accountable for their negligent actions. The following are prevalent types of medical malpractices cases represented at Sweeney Merrigan Personal Injury Lawyers:

Misdiagnoses and Failure to Diagnose in New Hampshire Medical Malpractice 

When a patient is ill, they may have a limited amount of time in order to get better and obtain a successful treatment for their condition. Illnesses can rapidly evolve and impact other functions of the body, becoming less treatable and more likely to be fatal. Patients who have been failed by their medical professionals may lose years of their life due to a failure to diagnose an incident

When the wrong diagnosis or treatment is administered to a patient, medical professionals may also be liable for medical malpractice. This type of negligence can result in severe, lifelong harm to the patient. Had the doctor provided proper treatment, in instances of conditions being time-sensitive, patients could have been cured or saved had proper treatment been provided. 

Surgical Mistakes in New Hampshire Medical Malpractice 

Even the smallest of surgeries can leave patients susceptible to catastrophic injuries. Patients rely on surgeons to be experts in their field, provide detail-oriented treatment, and be competent when electing to do a procedure. When surgeons violate their legal duty of care to perform a surgery with the required attention, expertise, and skill, you may seek accountability through a medical malpractice claim. A surgical error may include damages related to: 

If you have sustained a terrible injury due to surgical negligence, speak to a seasoned New Hampshire medical malpractice lawyer promptly to conduct a thorough investigation into your case and hold the responsible party accountable for your substantial losses. 

Anesthesiology Errors in New Hampshire Medical Malpractice 

A New Hampshire anesthesiology error can cause permanent injuries and lifelong psychological distress. Common injuries related to anesthesiology errors include brain hypoxia, coma, brain damage, stroke, and wrongful death. The following are prevalent errors seen from negligent anesthesiologists: 

  • Neglecting to review a patient’s medical history
  • Errors calculating the proper dosage
  • Triggering an allergic reaction 
  • Failing to prevent an adverse drug interaction
  • Administering too much or too little anesthesia
  • Failing to monitor a patient during a surgery or operation
  • Making intubation errors or failing to administer oxygen properly

If you have been severely injured due to a negligent anesthesia error, speak to a New Hampshire medical malpractice attorney for a thorough case assessment. We will conduct an investigation on possible anesthesia errors that may have caused your injuries and build a strategic case in order to hold them accountable. 

Birth Injuries in New Hampshire Medical Malpractice 

New Hampshire birth injuries can cause lifelong, severe damage to expecting mothers and their newborn babies. Injuries occur due to failure to respond to signs of distress, failure to provide the proper treatment to expecting mothers, failing to identify serious prenatal conditions, or causing preventable injury during birth. 

A medical professional is responsible for responding and providing proper care during delivery; if they fail to treat or react to unforeseen dire events, then they may be held liable for birth injuries, cerebral palsy or wrongful death. Speak to an experienced New Hampshire medical malpractice lawyer for guidance regarding your medical malpractice case, we will fight to keep them accountable for their negligence during the delivery. 

Speak to an Experienced Medical Malpractice Attorney at Sweeney Merrigan Personal Injury Lawyers 

If you trusted a medical professional with proper care and treatment, but their negligence during a procedure, diagnosis, prescriptions or care resulted in substantial injuries, speak to a skilled New Hampshire medical malpractice attorney at Sweeney Merrigan Personal Injury Lawyers to help you pursue accountability through a medical malpractice claim. We will expertly handle all aspects of your case and fight for the fair compensation you deserve so you can focus on recovery. 

Our medical malpractice team comprises experienced attorneys Benjamin R. Novotny, Kimberly K. Ridge, and Kyle A. Camilleri, assisted by medical records reviewer Amy Nichols. Attorneys Ridge and Novotny were named Super Lawyers Rising Stars several years in a row, and all three attorneys devote 100% of their practice to litigation. Attorney Novotny has helped clients recover over $200 million in verdicts and settlements and has provided expert legal analysis and commentary on topics related to medical malpractice for several news stations. Additionally, Attorney Novotny was also named Massachusetts Lawyer of the Year in 2018 for his exceptional work on medical malpractice cases

For a complimentary consultation, call (617) 391-9001 for an assessment of your case, or fill out our contact form