Medical Malpractice

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When you are impacted by medical malpractice, we are your strongest advocate.  You are not alone. The attorneys at Hansen Dordell have represented injured patients and their families in medical and dental malpractice claims for more than 30 years. Our experience shows.  Law firms across Minnesota and Wisconsin have referred numerous clients to us because of our reputation and results.

Medical malpractice in Minnesota can occur in a variety of forms including, but not limited to, the following:

  • Delayed diagnosis, misdiagnosis or failed diagnosis of serious medical conditions and other diseases such as cancer, surgery complications, birth injuries, etc.
  • Chiropractic malpractice
  • Preventable injuries in child birth
  • Medication or prescription errors
  • Nursing home or treatment facility negligence
  • Surgical mistakes
  • Lack of informed consent
  • Emergency room errors

Studies suggest that over 100,000 patients each year receiving hospital care suffer some type of preventable harm that contributes to  serious injury or death.  Indeed, such numbers would make medical errors the third-leading cause of death in America behind only heart disease and cancer.  However, many patients are never aware of the mistakes in their care.  A report from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services found that more than 80% of hospital errors go unreported by hospital employees.

Through Hansen Dordell’s rigorous case investigation, thorough preparation and aggressive litigation strategy, our attorneys have obtained many million-dollar medical malpractice recoveries, including the largest medical malpractice verdict ever awarded in Douglas County (Alexandria), Minnesota.  Our attorneys practice in state and federal court in Minnesota and Wisconsin.  We aggressively advocate for our clients who often have limited resources in the face of large, powerful, medical providers with limitless resources.

If you or a loved one has experienced or suspects negligent medical care, call or e-mail one of our experienced Minnesota medical malpractice attorneys.

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