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Reports of medical malpractice in Massachusetts have been on the rise since 1990 according to data sourced from The National Practitioner Data Bank (NPDB). The graph below shows that the reports for 1990 totaled 35 and the peak was in 2016 at 825 adverse action reports. An adverse action report is a report used by…

There’s a general perception by the public that there are a ton of medical malpractice cases that are being brought to court, and many of them are frivolous and are opportunistic attempts to make money. Frankly, that isn’t true, and I’ll tell you why. We handle a lot of medical malpractice cases here at our…

As unbelievable as it may seem, a study undertaken by Johns Hopkins has concluded that medical negligence is now deemed to be the third leading cause of death in the U.S. behind heart disease and cancer. The facts surrounding this revelation are nothing short of staggering. For example, the study concludes that the majority of…

Ordinarily, people consult a trial attorney at a time when they are under the stress and strain caused by a significant problem in their life. Perhaps they have suffered medical negligence, they are in the throes of a divorce or they are being sued in a business dispute. They seek legal guidance, of course, but…

The Massachusetts Appeals Court has unanimously affirmed a verdict previously achieved by Colucci, Colucci & Marcus, P.C. in a legal malpractice case that totaled $1,400,000. In arriving at their decision, the Court took the rare step of actually increasing the total judgment amount. This success is merely the latest in a string of million-dollar cases…

On January 6, 2009, an unemployed, 59-year-old African-American man presented to the defendants’ medical facility for assistance. At that time, he was complaining of a fever, cough, and an inability to keep liquids down. After examination, his physicians diagnosed him with pneumonia and he was advised to increase fluids tomorrow; take 2 Tylenol every 4…