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Portsmouth Medical Malpractice Lawyers

Our attorneys fight to help you recover financial compensation

If you need medical care in Portsmouth, you put your trust in the doctors and other healthcare professionals who treat you. They have standards of care that they are expected to meet. When medical professionals are negligent and don’t meet those standards, you can be hurt as a result. Our experienced medical malpractice lawyers can fight for your rights.

At Burns, Bryant, Cox, Rockefeller & Durkin, P.A., we’ve seen what can happen as a result of medical malpractice. Existing illnesses and conditions can get worse and patients can suffer permanent and serious harm. It can also lead to additional medical expenses, leaving you unsure how you will pay your bills.

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Experienced Portsmouth medical malpractice attorneys

If you were harmed as a result of medical malpractice in Portsmouth, you shouldn’t have to pay. These cases can be complicated. Negligent medical professionals often deny doing anything wrong. Insurance companies fight claims for compensation because they know there’s often a lot of money at stake. We can help you fight back.

Our Portsmouth law firm handles cases involving:

  • Medication errors – Doctor or nurse errors can result in patients being given the wrong type or dosage of medication. Doctors may give patients medication that does not react well with other medications they are taking. Patients can become seriously ill as a result.
  • Surgical errors – Surgeons sometimes operate on the wrong patient or the wrong part of the body as a result of medical errors. Other surgical errors involve surgeons harming internal organs or even leaving medical instruments in the body.
  • Birth injuries – As a result of medical negligence, newborn babies and mothers can be seriously harmed. Children can be born with serious injuries or with birth defects.
  • Diagnostic errors – A misdiagnosis or failure to diagnosis can lead to people suffering unnecessarily. Their condition can also get worse when proper diagnosis and treatment could have helped.
  • Hospital injuries – When hospital workers are negligent, patients can suffer infections that make them seriously ill.
  • Nursing home abuse and neglect – Seniors can suffer serious health effects if they are abused or neglected by nursing home staff members or fellow residents.

A Portsmouth law firm that gets results

Our Portsmouth legal team can investigate your case to get the facts. We can seek access to doctor and hospital records related to your treatment. We can identify and interview witnesses. Our lawyers consult medical experts who can help us determine if proper procedures were followed and accepted standards of care were met.

We are determined to help you recover the financial compensation you deserve, either through a negotiated settlement or jury verdict. This includes compensation for all current and future medical expenses related to malpractice, lost wages if you couldn’t work and other damages, such as pain and suffering.

If you were harmed as a result of medical malpractice, talk to the law firm that has been serving Portsmouth and the Seacoast region for more than 150 years. Contact us to schedule a free consultation with one of our experienced, Portsmouth medical malpractice attorneys. If you choose us to represent you, there are no fees to worry about. In fact, you owe us nothing unless we recover compensation.

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Portsmouth, NH 03801

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