We Help After an Accident or Abuse

The personal injury attorneys of Tremont Sheldon Robinson Mahoney have recovered more than $500 million in verdicts and settlements. Est 1960.

We Help After an Accident or Abuse

We Help After an Accident or Abuse

The personal injury attorneys of Tremont Sheldon Robinson Mahoney have recovered more than $500 million in verdicts and settlements. Est 1960.

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We have modified our office to help with social distancing. We are able to see clients inside or outside the office, or by video or telephone conference.

Courts are beginning to reopen, and insurance companies are resuming normal business. We are here for you and happy to help with insurance issues, medical bills and everything else.

We are open and ready to help…
We have modified our office to help with social distancing. We are able to see clients inside or outside the office, or by video or telephone conference.
Courts are beginning to reopen, and insurance companies are resuming normal business. We are here for you and happy to help with insurance issues, medical bills and everything else.

Over $70 Million

Awards and settlements collected for child victims of sexual abuse across Connecticut involving priests, clergy, teachers, coaches and family members.

$6.2Million

Landmark verdict holding an off-duty police officer responsible for failing to prevent a fatal drunk driving accident.

$6Million

Recovered award for family after proving the medical manufacturer knew about the faulty oxygen machine that killed a patient.

$5.39Million

Won settlement for truck accident victim by taking the case before the superior court after trucking company filed for bankruptcy.

$2.1Million

Largest verdict in Connecticut history involving serious injuries after a motorcycle accident.

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  4.  » How a misdiagnosis can lead to a medical malpractice claim

We’ve all had doctor visits where the medical professionals who are treating us take some basic information: the symptoms of our injury or illness; our heart rate; and our blood pressure. When Connecticut residents seek medical attention, they are looking for one thing: for the doctor to tell us what is wrong and give us a remedy. However, sometimes it isn’t that simple.

Doctors, no matter how well they are trained and how smart they are, are not immune to making mistakes. Unfortunately, when a doctor makes a mistake in the diagnosis of a medical condition, the results can be disastrous.

A doctor error that leads to a misdiagnosis could result in improper treatment, thereby leaving the patient in a worsened condition. This could include a doctor prescribing the wrong medication, or the doctor performing an unnecessary surgery or other physical treatment. This type of negligence can be the basis for a medical malpractice lawsuit in Connecticut.

When patients who suffer an injury or illness from a misdiagnosis are seeking compensation through a medical malpractice lawsuit, they will need to use expert testimony to prove that the misdiagnosis was solely the doctor’s fault – that any other properly trained and competent doctor would have correctly diagnosed the condition. But, when it comes to a misdiagnosis of a terminal disease, such as cancer, the damage could already be done. In those types of cases, it is oftentimes the patient’s surviving loved ones who are left to seek compensation in Connecticut civil court.

Source: FindLaw, “Failed/Erroneous Diagnosis and Treatment,” accessed September 4, 2017