Medical malpractice cases in Massachusetts are often an uphill battle. The lawsuits themselves are very expensive and often result in further pain and suffering for the families involved. Therefore, law firms that are willing to go out on a limb to pursue compensation for victims of improper treatment are few and far between.
The lawyers at The Danvers Law Offices have successfully obtained compensation for clients suffering injustices caused by medical mal practice.
Our Danvers, Massachusetts medical malpractice attorneys welcome the opportunity to listen to the facts of your case.
Should we determine that your emergency room error or birth injury case is likely to be successful, we will advise you as to whether we are the right law firm to pursue compensation on your behalf. To schedule a free consultation, contact The Danvers Law Offices through this Web site or by phone.
Statistics of malpractice in the U.S.
98,000 Americans die every year from medical errors.*
The annual cost to the U.S. is $29 billion.*
195,000 American lives are lost due to preventable negligent errors.**
7,000 lives a year are lost to prescription errors in the U.S.
Hospital negligence claims an average of 80,000 lives annually.
One percent of all hospitalized patients in a given year will be injured while in the hospital.
1,500 patients of surgical procedures will fall victim to surgical negligence every year.
Nobody plans for errors in their medical procedures, but the reality is that they happen and you should not be left out in the cold if they do. They can lead to health complications, loss of quality of life, staggering medical bills, even long term care and you should not have to bear this burden by yourself. A qualified and experienced attorney can help you receive the compensation you deserve for your injuries or loss.
*Study conducted by the Institute of Medicine.
**The Healthgrades' Patient Safety in American Hospitals report.
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