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Medical Malpractice

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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) 876-2711 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) 876-2711 to find out how our team can assist you with your medical malpractice claim.

Client Victories

We’ve Recovered Over $1 Billion for Clients
Just Like You


$17M

Rear-End Collision

Our client sustained a significant injury to his cervical spine after a rear-end crash. After receiving a low initial offer from the insurance company, we fought hard for our client to get him the settlement he deserved.

$4M

Medical Misdiagnosis

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

$3.9M

Failure to Treat

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.

$3.4M

Failure to Diagnose

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

$3.4M

Medical Malpractice

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

$3.3M

Brain Damage

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

$3M

Failure to Diagnose

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

$2.6M

Personal Injury Resulting in Death

Our client, an innocent bystander to a bar room brawl, required surgery for a ruptured Achilles tendon. After the surgery, our client developed a pulmonary embolism, resulting in his death.

$2.5M

Gas Poisoning

Our client suffered from carbon monoxide poisoning with cognitive loss after an on-site contractor ran gas engines during business hours.

Why choose Carter Mario?

We want justice and what’s best for you and your case. Here’s our promise:

  • A Team That Puts You First!

    Our clients are our #1 priority and everything we do is focused on getting you the best result! You are the reason we became lawyers. To the insurance company, you are no more than a claim number but to us, it’s personal. We’re here for you 24/7, 365 days a year. We communicate often and call you back the same day or lunch is on us. We believe an informed client is a happy client. You are the reason we fight!

  • Over $1 Billion Recovered!

    For over 30 years, we’ve fought fiercely and tirelessly against Big Insurance and won countless victories for our clients. You were already hurt physically when you came to us, but we make sure you aren’t hurt financially when you leave. Our goal is to give you a better tomorrow.

  • Experience On Your Side!

    No obstacle is too big. Our seasoned attorneys were handpicked and know how to hold the insurance companies accountable. We have experience in and out of the courtroom. Our attention to detail and in-depth investigation helps identify key evidence we use to prepare your case. Our attorneys have the knowledge, the dedication, and the passion it takes to win. They love what they do.

  • We Have a Large War Chest!

    When we go to trial, we are battle ready, but taking a case to trial takes more than confidence, experience, and commitment. It takes cutting edge technology and a War Chest to support the costs of zealous representation. Many firms aren’t willing or don’t have the resources and financial stability to front your costs and maximize your case. We’ll spend whatever it takes to get you every penny you deserve!

  • Making the Law Make Sense!

    At Carter Mario Law Firm, our mission is to make the law make sense. You’ve been injured and it wasn’t your fault. Life is suddenly overwhelming and confusing, and you don’t know where to turn. You need help, but it matters who you get. Let us come to your rescue. We’ll do the work, so you don’t have to. You can focus on you!

You Pay Us Nothing Until
We Win Your Case

Call (203) 876-2711 or Contact Us For a No-Obligation Case Evaluation. Our attorneys are standing by to evaluate your case, answer any questions, or discuss your next steps. Getting the compensation you deserve starts here!



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