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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.  » Should medical patients be concerned about overtreatment?

Although several of our previous posts here have commented about medical malpractice and how it affects the lives of victims, a recent news article addressed a topic that some people may not be thinking about: overtreatment. In short, overtreatment is, basically, the efforts of doctors to do everything they can to treat a patient – all in the name fear of medical malpractice lawsuits.

The recent article noted that over 2,000 physicians throughout America were surveyed about their opinions about medical treatment being given to patients that might not be necessary. The survey reportedly revealed that physicians believe that about one-fifth of all medical care in the country is unnecessary, including tests, procedures and prescriptions. However, perhaps even more disturbing is the fact that, of the surveyed physicians, 71 percent cited that they believe that physicians are motivated to perform unnecessary procedures if they will gain a profit from doing so.

Fear of medical malpractice and personal profit – these are not the reasons that Connecticut residents seek out the best healthcare they can find. Medical patients need and deserve better than this.

Inevitably, overtreatment can lead to errors or omissions, thereby resulting in injuries or illnesses for patients. Despite the efforts of overtreating doctors to avoid medical malpractice claims, when errors occur in a case involving overtreatment Connecticut residents may be able to successfully pursue such a claim. But, each case is different, so victims of medical malpractice would be smart to get an evaluation of their own unique case involving potential medical errors.

Source: healthline.com, “Doctors’ Fear of Malpractice Causes a Lot of Unnecessary Care,” Shawn Radcliffe, Sept. 18, 2017