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What is medical malpractice?

Medical malpractice generally refers to treatment or lack of treatment on the part of a health care provider which is a departure from accepted standards of medical or health care and which causes harm or injury to a patient. Medical malpractice often results from misdiagnosis, improper treatment, failure to treat, delay in treatment, failure to perform appropriate follow-up, and prescription errors.

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Our law firm, together with the network of other law firms that we work with, helps victims of medical malpractice nationally.


Law Office of Joseph A. Hernandez
675 VFW Parkway #312
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467
Phone: (781) 461-9400
Toll free: (866) 461-9400
Email: Free-Consultation@Cancer-Malpractice-Law.com
Licensed to practice law by the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts
Helping victims of medical malpractice nationally.



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