Medical and dental malpractice occur when health care specialists do not perform to national standards and cause harm to patients. Whether patients in New Hampshire are seeking medical advice, needing a diagnosis, filling a prescription, or undergoing surgery, doctors are depended upon for their expertise and training. However, dental and medical malpractice is also responsible for 200,000 deaths per year and is the third leading cause of death in the United States, behind heart disease and cancer.
Mistakes and negligence do occur, so JD.MD assists attorneys with their medical and dental malpractice cases by providing expert witness services and comprehensive case evaluations. New Hampshire dental and medical negligence cases can range from hospital errors, wrong or delayed diagnosis, improper medication prescriptions and more. As a result, medical malpractice awards in the United States cost in the range of billions per year.
New Hampshire has over 1 million residents and 11% of the population does not have health insurance. In addition, the state spends a minimum of $10.4 million on health care per year and has over three thousand physicians and more than nine thousand nurses. Each year health care expenditures increase, and patients expect quality care. Here is New Hampshire’s current health status:
- 62% of adults are overweight or obese
- 16% of residents smoke
- The life expectance is 80 years old
- Cancer claims on average 178,000 lives per year
- 73% of people visit the dentist each year
Since 1978, JD.MD has offered attorneys a range of services to evaluate and strengthen dental or medical malpractice cases. We have a large database of dental and medical expert witnesses in all specialties with outstanding credentials and qualifications. Our process is simple, so you receive unbiased opinions for your case. We can help you take your case to trial with the best possible outcome and compensation for your client.
Our expertise ranges from, but is not limited to:
- Family Practice
- Dentistry and Oral Surgery
If you are a lawyer representing a victim of medical or dental malpractice, contact JD.MD for more information about case evaluations and expert witness services. We are always available to assist with any questions you may have. Call 800-225-5363!