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Medical Malpractice in Vermont

If you've been injured or sickened while under the care of a Vermont physician, you may be entitled to compensation (known as "damages") under Vermont's personal injury and negligence laws. A medical malpractice attorney can review your medical records and help you decide whether to pursue a med mal lawsuit against your healthcare provider. Attorneys can also assist the families of people who have died as a result of a doctor, nurse or hospital's mistake

Medical Malpractice & Personal Injury Law

Under Vermont law, wou may have a valid medical malpractice lawsuit if:

  • Your medical provider failed to follow the "standards of care" or standards of good medical practice when treating you
  • You were injured or sickened as a result of that mistake
  • That injury or sickness cost you money

You may be entitled to compensation for medical expenses, lost wages, pain, suffering and other malpractice related expenses.

Find & Hire Local Vermont Med Mal Attorneys

Under Vermont medical malpractice law, you have a limited amount of time to file a medical malpractice lawsuit. Typically, you have three years from the date the mistake occurred or two years from the date your injury was discovered.

Because time is of the essence, you should hire a local med mal attorney as soon as possible. And whether you live in Burlington, Rutland, Barre or elsewhere in Vermont, Attorneys.com offers a free service that can quickly connect you with medical malpractice lawyers in your area. To use our service, fill out the form on this page or call us at 877-913-7222.

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