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Patients in Massachusetts and elsewhere likely trust their medical professionals to properly diagnose and treat them. While it may not always be an easy and perfect process, medical professionals are educated and trained to properly care for their patients. Unfortunately, doctors are human too, which means human errors could occur. A step could be missed, a symptom overlooked, results misread or wrong labs ordered. These errors could become more significant if a medical professional is overworked and running on very little sleep. A patient could be misdiagnosed, undergoing the wrong treatment plan or even having unnecessary surgery. This could have significant and even fatal impact on the patient.

At the law firm of Donovan O'Connor & Dodig, LLP, our skilled attorneys understand how medical errors can affect the health of patients. Thus, we are dedicated to helping harmed patients understand their situation and rights, allowing them to explore their rights. Whether it is a diagnostic error, prescription error or surgical mistake, our attorneys will take the time to investigate the matter to better understand what happened.

Our law firm takes the time to explore all areas of the matter. We not only make a clear picture for us to understand, but also take the time to understand the goals of our clients. Our attorneys also understand that medical malpractice could occur at any phase of the medical care process. Additionally, errors could occur by the hands of numerous medical professionals, making it imperative to consider all possible causes of the incident.

To learn more, check out our law firm’s medical malpractice page. Suffering harm at the hands of a medical professional can be a very overwhelming situation. Patients may be unsure about what can be done. This is when it is imperative that patients take the time to become informed of their rights and what legal recourses they have.