MEDICAL MALPRACTICE

Connecticut Medical Malpractice Attorney


Filing a Medical Malpractice Claim

Every year, millions of Americans place their faith in doctors, hospitals, and medical professionals to make important—often vital—healthcare decisions. Unfortunately, doctors are human, and mistakes can happen.

If you believe you or a loved one was the victim of substandard medical care, contact our Connecticut medical malpractice attorneys at Carter Mario Law Firm right away. We are ready to take your call 24/7 and answer any questions you may have. Our compassionate, proven team has what it takes to effectively advocate for you.

Call us at (203) 806-9256 or contact us online for a free consultation. There are absolutely no fees unless we win your case!

How Common Is Medical Malpractice?

When medical or surgical mistakes occur, they can result in serious injury, lifelong disability, or even death. Medical mistakes are currently the number-three cause of death in the U.S.

To put these numbers in perspective:

  • Every year, preventable accidents in hospitals lead to over 210,000 deaths
  • Over 440,000 patients suffer injuries due to preventable errors every year

Responsibility & the Burden of Proof

Doctors, nurses, hospital staff, and other healthcare professionals should make the safety of their patients their top priority. They have a duty to exercise due care and proper caution at each stage of a patient’s treatment. Every patient has the right to expect such care from their healthcare providers.

As in other types of personal injury claims, the burden of proof in medical malpractice claims falls to the plaintiff, or the person bringing the claim. To prove a medical malpractice case, you must show that a healthcare provider failed to provide the acceptable standard of care; a poor outcome alone is not sufficient to bring a case.

Proving your case will typically involve proving all the following elements:

  • A doctor-patient relationship existed
  • The doctor (or healthcare provider) made a mistake, was negligent, or otherwise failed to uphold the standard of acceptable care
  • The doctor/healthcare provider’s failure to uphold the standard of care caused your injury (or illness, condition, etc.)
  • You suffered damages, whether economic or non-economic in nature

While proving malpractice on the part of a doctor, hospital, or medical professional may often prove difficult, the experienced Connecticut medical malpractice attorneys at Carter Mario Law Firm can help you find the answers you need. We often work with expert witnesses and other professionals who can help us establish negligence or misconduct and detail the extent of your damages. We work directly with our clients to help ensure that their voices are heard.

Examples of Medical Malpractice

Medical malpractice can take many forms. At Carter Mario Law Firm, we assist clients in all types of medical malpractice cases, including those involving:

We have decades of combined legal experience negotiating complex medical malpractice cases. Our attorneys understand what it takes to bring our clients maximum compensation for the losses they have suffered, as well as the importance of doing so in a timely manner. We are well-versed in state and federal laws and can create a results-driven strategy crafted specifically around the details of your case. After carefully reviewing the evidence, we will file a claim seeking full, fair compensation for your injuries.

Put a Powerful Advocate on Your Side

When you or someone you love suffers any type of injury due to medical malpractice, you need experience on your side. Let the medical malpractice lawyers at Carter Mario Law Firm protect your rights.

We provide 24/7 access to our compassionate attorneys, along with our Zero Fee Warranty. When you work with our firm, you pay nothing unless we win. It’s that simple.

Call (203) 806-9256 to find out how our team can assist you with your medical malpractice claim.

CLIENT VICTORIES

We've Recovered Hundreds of Millions for Clients Throughout Connecticut
  • Medical Misdiagnosis $4,000,000

    Our client’s doctor misread an x-ray causing a delayed diagnosis of sarcoma, which resulted in our client’s death.

  • Failure to Treat $3,900,000

    Gastroenterologist and primary care doctor failed to treat or transfer our client who was hospitalized for GI bleeding, which resulted in our client’s death.

  • Failure to Diagnose $3,400,000

    Our client’s doctors failed to diagnose him with abdominal cancer, resulting in his death.

  • Medical Malpractice $3,400,000

    Our client suffered brain damage, paralysis, and speech deficits after undergoing a bedside procedure.

  • Brain Damage $3,300,000

    Our client suffered brain damage after their breathing tube was misplaced.

  • Failure to Diagnose $3,000,000

    Our client’s doctor failed to diagnose Fournier’s Gangrene, resulting in necrotizing fasciitis, sterility, abnormal gait, and muscle loss.

  • Improper Intubation $2,400,000

    Our newborn client was improperly intubated at the hospital after suffering a seizure, resulting in severe brain damage.

  • Failure to Treat $1,950,000

    Our client went to the ER with symptoms of a heart attack. After her tests came back normal, she was discharged. That night, she returned to the ER with the same symptoms and suffered a heart attack in the ER waiting room.

  • Delayed Diagnosis $1,935,000

    Our client’s doctor provided a delayed diagnosis of metastatic melanoma, and therefore failed to prevent it.

  • Failure to Diagnose $1,650,000

    Our client’s doctor failed to diagnose her with skin cancer, resulting in her death.

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WHY CHOOSE CARTER MARIO LAW FIRM?

  • Experience on Your Side

    We have been fighting for personal injury victims throughout Connecticut for more than three decades, and we're just getting started. 

  • Hundreds of Millions of Dollars Recovered

    We have secured countless victories on behalf of injured clients throughout the state of Connecticut since 1989.

  • Committed to Our Community

    We are dedicated to serving our community inside and outside of the courtroom, and even run a statewide outreach initiative to give back.

  • A Team That Puts You First

    At Carter Mario Law Firm, our clients are our number one priority. This is why we provide every client with 24/7 access to the legal team working on their case.

CLIENT TESTIMONIALS

Real Stories from Real People
  • Client
    Such a great experience.

    “I had such a great experience with Carter Mario Law Firm. Everyone was amazing, helpful and comforting during this stressful time.”

    - Michelle P.
  • Client
    It felt really good to have someone.

    “My son suffered an injury after being hurt in a car accident, and it felt really good to have someone fighting for the person you love.”

    - Alex M.
  • Client
    Took so much stress off of me.

    “When I had my work-related injury, Carter Mario took on the workers’ comp insurance company that tried to belittle me and dealt with them, which took so much stress off of me. Thank you so much.”

    - Ruth H.
  • Client
    The team has helped me incredibly.

    “Excellent client services and professional. The team has helped me incredibly throughout the aftermath of an accident from day one.”

    - Jeremy G.
  • Client
    Tough and fearless.

    “Look no further, you have found the best personal injury law firm in Connecticut. Tough and fearless, and I cannot think of anyone better to represent me.”

    - Phillip Y.
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