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Medical Malpractice

medical-malpractices-imageThe Rhode Island medical malpractice attorneys of Gemma Law Associates, Inc., understand the trust that patients place in doctors and other health care professionals. You believe they will make the correct decisions necessary to ensure your well-being. But the reality is that these highly paid professionals are only human. They make mistakes – during surgery, in your care and treatment, in prescribing and administering your medications or in diagnosing your illness.

If you or a loved one is a victim of medical negligence or malpractice, it’s important to contact the skilled and experienced personal injury and wrongful death lawyers of Gemma Law Associates, Inc., today. We can put our resources to work for you.

For more than four decades, the medical malpractice attorneys of Gemma Law Associates have helped victims of medical errors throughout Rhode Island, including in Providence, Bristol, Pawtucket, Warwick, Newport, Cranston, Woonsocket .

To learn how we can help you, call us today toll free or use our online form. We provide free initial case evaluations. 

Rhode Island Medical Malpractice Lawyers Protecting Your Rights

Medical malpractice is the legal area that covers negligence and careless mistakes by doctors, nurses, anesthesiologists, orderlies and other medical and healthcare professionals and staff. Under Rhode Island law, you may be compensated for the medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering and other losses you’ve endured as the result of a medical error.

At Gemma Law Associates, Inc., our medical malpractice attorneys represent clients in cases involving:

  • Birth Injury (including mistakes during labor or delivery)
  • Misdiagnosis of symptoms
  • Cerebral Palsy (insufficient oxygen or physical trauma to a baby’s brain resulting in irreversible neuromuscular deficiencies)
  • Failure to order necessary tests, such as lab work
  • Surgical Error (often caused by communication breakdowns)
  • Incorrect analysis or understanding of test or lab results
  • Erb’s Palsy (injury to the brachial plexus resulting in paralysis in the shoulders and arms)
  • Giving the patient the wrong medication or an inappropriate dosage
  • Inadequate or incorrect anesthesia medications
  • Nursing Home Abuse.

A serious medical error can happen in an instant, but it may have consequences that last a lifetime. Proving medical negligence or malpractice may require a lengthy investigation. Qualified medical witnesses are required to establish that the medical practitioner’s conduct failed to meet accepted standards of care. Injured patients may also be unaware of all aspects of their medical care, so obtaining documentation of all procedures, reports and medicines is vital. Finally, a thorough understanding of Rhode Island law and its application to malpractice cases is essential.

In any case of a serious injury or death occurring while in the care of a medical professional, it is important to have the case reviewed as soon as possible by an experienced Rhode Island medical malpractice attorney.

Contact Our Rhode Island Medical Malpractice Lawyers Today

The medical malpractice attorneys at Gemma Law Associates, Inc., have investigated medical malpractice cases for decades. We’ve won multimillion-dollar settlements on behalf of injured clients in Providence, Newport, Pawtucket, Warwick, Bristol, Cranston, and Woonsocket.

We have a successful record of litigating personal injury and wrongful death claims involving hospital negligence and medical errors. We are prepared to argue on your behalf in the courtroom if necessary to recover the damages you deserve.

Rhode Island places strict time limits on filing medical malpractice claims, so it’s important to act immediately if you have been seriously injured by a medical mistake or have lost a loved one to medical negligence.  For a free legal consultation, call our Rhode Island medical malpractice attorneys today toll free or use our online form.