Top South Burlington, VT Doctor Malpractice Lawyers Near You

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  • Maley and Maley, PLLC

    Doctor Malpractice Lawyers | Serving South Burlington, VT

    Doctor Malpractice Lawyers | Serving South Burlington, VT

  • Devine Millimet

    Doctor Malpractice Lawyers | Serving South Burlington, VT

    Doctor Malpractice Lawyers | Serving South Burlington, VT

  • Thomas J. Sherrer, PLLC

    Doctor Malpractice Lawyers | Serving South Burlington, VT

    Doctor Malpractice Lawyers | Serving South Burlington, VT

  • Law Office of Todd D. Schlossberg

    Doctor Malpractice Lawyers | Serving South Burlington, VT

    Doctor Malpractice Lawyers | Serving South Burlington, VT

  • Langrock Sperry & Wool, LLP

    Doctor Malpractice Lawyers | Serving South Burlington, VT

    Doctor Malpractice Lawyers | Serving South Burlington, VT

  • Affolter Gannon

    Doctor Malpractice Lawyers | Serving South Burlington, VT

    Doctor Malpractice Lawyers | Serving South Burlington, VT

  • Sheehey Furlong & Behm P.C.

    Doctor Malpractice Lawyers | Serving South Burlington, VT

    Doctor Malpractice Lawyers | Serving South Burlington, VT

  • Paul Frank + Collins P.C.

    Doctor Malpractice Lawyers | Serving South Burlington, VT

    Doctor Malpractice Lawyers | Serving South Burlington, VT

  • Gravel & Shea PC

    Doctor Malpractice Lawyers | Serving South Burlington, VT

    Doctor Malpractice Lawyers | Serving South Burlington, VT

  • Lisman Leckerling, P.C.

    Doctor Malpractice Lawyers | Serving South Burlington, VT

    Doctor Malpractice Lawyers | Serving South Burlington, VT

  • Sylvester & Brow PLLC

    Doctor Malpractice Lawyers | Serving South Burlington, VT

    Doctor Malpractice Lawyers | Serving South Burlington, VT

  • Shoup Evers & Green PLLC

    Doctor Malpractice Lawyers | Serving South Burlington, VT

    Doctor Malpractice Lawyers | Serving South Burlington, VT

South Burlington Doctor Malpractice Information

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Are You a Doctor Who Has Been Accused of Malpractice?

If you have been accused of malpractice, a South Burlington doctor malpractice defense attorney can help you analyze the type of injury or trauma you are being accused of causing and/or contributing to. A skilled medical malpractice defense attorney can give you pertinent facts that will help guide your defense.

Doctor Malpractice Accusations

Doctors are accused of malpractice when they have been negligent during the treatment of an individual which falls below the accepted standard of care in the practice of the medical community, and such negligent behavior causes injury or death to the patient. Injured patients may be liable for an individual’s injury or trauma and the alleged victim may be entitled to collect damages against a doctor. Because standards vary by jurisdiction, it is important to seek an attorney’s advice.

Top Questions to Ask When Hiring an Attorney

  • How many years have you been practicing law? How long have you practiced law in the local area?
  • How many cases similar to mine have you handled in the past?
  • What is the likely outcome for my case?

In legal practice, experience matters. An experienced attorney will likely have handled issues similar to yours many, many times. Therefore, after listening to your situation, the attorney should have a reasonable idea of the time line for a case like yours and the likely resolution.

Tips on Approaching an Initial Attorney Consultation

  • Use the consultation as a means of gaining a better understanding of your legal situation.
  • Ask the attorney how many cases similar to yours he/she has handled. An attorney’s experience and knowledge can speak to their expertise (or lack of) in addressing your situation.
  • Your attorney should be able to articulate roughly how long a case like yours will take to resolve and what sort of procedures to expect.
  • Determine how comfortable you are working with the lawyer and/or law firm.

How to Find the Right Attorney

  • Determine the area of law that relates to your issue. Attorneys specialize in specific practice areas around legal issues within the broad field of law.
  • Seek out recommendations from friends, family, and colleagues. A successful attorney or practice will typically have many satisfied clients.
  • Set up consultation appointments to get a better understanding of your case as well as gauge your comfort level with different attorneys. Find the attorney who is the right fit for your needs.

Common legal terms explained

Plaintiff – a person or party who brings a lawsuit against another person(s) or party/parties in a court of law. Private persons or parties can only file suit in civil court.

Judgment – A decision of the court. Also known as a decree or order. Judgments handed down by the court are usually binding on the parties before the court.

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