Entering a hospital for a surgery, emergency, or seeking a doctor's care for an illness requires trust. You trust that the doctor, staff and hospital are equipped to handle your needs. You trust that they will provide a certain level of care to ensure your well-being. You trust that they will act in accordance with professional standards and procedures to protect you or a loved one. When a doctor, hospital or member of the medical profession fails, any loss will be severe and possibly fatal.
You have the right to stand up to a negligent doctor or medical professional. Call now to speak directly with an experienced Portland medical malpractice attorney, 207-775-4255, or contact Hallett, Zerillo & Whipple, P.A., by e-mail.
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Medical Malpractice Reform and Victims' Rights
While certain laws and reform have attempted to cap medical malpractice recoveries, it continues to be a very important area of law. Medical malpractice coverage is critical because it gives victims a chance to be heard, and reduces negligence in the medical profession. If you or someone you love has been injured as a result of medical negligence, it is important to know your options and your rights.
Our Portland medical malpractice attorneys handle claims involving:
- Birth injuries to child or mother
- Cerebral Palsy
- Surgical injury
- Emergency room error
- Nursing home injury
- Wrongful death
Experienced Medical Malpractice Legal Team
Our Portland medical malpractice attorneys know that cases are difficult to bring and difficult to prove. In any medical malpractice case, the victim must have other medical professionals who will testify that the attending physician did not follow medical standards or protocol. Our attorneys routinely work with medical experts throughout the area. When we are convinced of your injury or loss, we will work aggressively to bring your case against a doctor, nurse, hospital or other professional.
Maine Medical Malpractice Screening Panels
In Maine, every malpractice case will be brought before a panel comprised of an attorney, medical professional and layperson. If it is determined that a viable case is at stake, it is often possible to reach an advanced settlement. While our firm is selective in taking medical malpractice claims, we are very interested in any potential case. When you trust our firm, you can trust that you will receive the individual attention you need and deserve.
For more information about our services, please call 207-775-4255 to speak directly with a Portland, Maine, surgical error lawyer, or contact us by e-mail to submit your question or case.
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