Medical, Legal and Professional Malpractice

Medical, Legal and Professional Malpractice

Led by partner David A. Wojcik, the attorneys at CHWM have successfully represented patients, estates, and professionals in Medical Malpractice, Legal Malpractice, and Professional Malpractice cases. Some of our most notable Malpractice cases include:

Medical Malpractice

  • Successfully represented patients and estates in claims against physicians for failure to timely diagnose various cancers, such as kidney cancer, liver cancer, lung cancer, oral cancers, breast cancer, and prostate cancer. Attorneys Responsible: David A. WojcikDonald C. Keavany,JrPatrice J. Mavricos
  • Obtained settlement of $1,000,000 for patient in claim against physicians for failure to properly monitor and diagnose effects of long-term use of anti-malarial medication, Aralen/Chloroquine, resulting in permanent loss of vision. Attorneys Responsible: David A. WojcikPatrice J. Mavricos
  • Obtained settlement of $1,500,000 on behalf of estate of a patient in wrongful death claim against physician for failure to provide antibiotics for diagnosed infection to patient with known history of splenectomy, resulting in overwhelming sepsis and death. Attorneys Responsible: David A. WojcikPatrice J. Mavricos
  • Obtained settlement of $700,000 on behalf of estate in wrongful death claim against physician for failure to advise patient of diagnostic findings, resulting in delayed diagnosis of kidney cancer and death. Attorneys Responsible: David A. WojcikPatrice J. Mavricos
  • Obtained settlement of $650,000 on behalf of patient against emergency department physicians for failure to timely diagnose and treat an acute abdomen, resulting in the loss of entire colon and life-threatening complications. Attorneys Responsible: David A. WojcikPatrice J. Mavricos
  • Obtained settlement of $600,000 on behalf of the estate of a patient in a wrongful death claim against physician for failure to properly monitor hepatitis or timely diagnose liver cancer, resulting in death. Attorneys Responsible: David A. WojcikPatrice J. Mavricos
  • Obtained settlement of $375,000 on behalf of estate of patient in wrongful death claim against physician for failure to diagnose cerebral hemorrhage prior to administration of the anti-coagulant, Heparin, resulting in stroke and death. Attorneys Responsible: David A. WojcikPatrice J. Mavricos
  • Obtained settlement over $300,000 on behalf of estate in wrongful death claim against physician for failure to properly monitor patient on long term antibiotic, Macrobid, resulting in pulmonary fibrosis and death. Attorneys Responsible: David A. WojcikPatrice J. Mavricos
  • Successfully represented patient in claim against surgeon for injuries sustained during removal of kidney stone, including damage to ureter and loss of a kidney. Attorneys Responsible: David A. WojcikPatrice J. Mavricos
  • Successfully represented estate in wrongful death claim against health care providers for failure to properly monitor hospitalized cardiac patient through use of heart monitor, resulting in death from cardiac arrest. Attorneys Responsible: David A. WojcikPatrice J. Mavricos
  • Represented resident of nursing home in medical malpractice action against nursing home and health care providers alleging wrongful death. Attorney Responsible: Donald C. Keavany,Jr
  • Successfully represented individual in claim against nursing home and health care providers for injuries sustained as a result of failure to provide appropriate personal care. Attorneys Responsible: David A. WojcikPatrice J. Mavricos
  • Secured noteworthy settlement on behalf of patient in a wrong-site surgery claim against former surgeon. Attorney Responsible: Donald C. Keavany,Jr
  • Represented plaintiff in dental malpractice action against former dentist that resulted in considerable settlement for the plaintiff. Attorney Responsible: Donald C. Keavany,Jr
  • Represented patients injured when surgical team failed to remove medical instruments after surgery was complete. Attorney Responsible: Donald C. Keavany,Jr
  • Successfully briefed and argued numerous appeals before the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court and the Massachusetts Court of Appeals. Attorneys Responsible: David A. Wojcik

Legal Malpractice

  • Represented an individual in a legal malpractice/bad faith insurance case resulting in a settlement after trial in excess of $4,000,000. Attorneys Responsible: David A. Wojcik
  • Recovered over $750,000 in a legal malpractice case. Attorneys Responsible: David A. WojcikPatrice J. Mavricos
  • Represented a mentally disabled landowner who was swindled out of real estate. A jury returned a verdict against one defendant in an amount exceeding $1,000,000. Also secured a settlement in excess of $300,000 against attorney arising from the sale of this property. Attorneys Responsible: Donald C. Keavany,Jr David A. Wojcik
  • Obtained dismissal of legal malpractice claim against attorneys involving accusation of conflict of interest. Attorney Responsible: John A. Mavricos
  • Represented attorneys before the Board of Bar Overseers in matters concerning their professional careers. Attorney Responsible: William W. Hays

Professional Malpractice

  • Represented business owner in accounting malpractice action against former accountant and bookkeeper, resulting in a settlement in excess of $300,000. Attorneys Responsible: Donald C. Keavany,Jr
  • Recovered life savings taken from elderly couple and attorney’s fees from unscrupulous investment advisor who convinced couple to put their savings into an annuity, contrary to all reasonable investment advice. Attorney Responsible: John A. Mavricos
  • Recovered funds from securities broker and investment advisor who churned customer’s account and invested funds contrary to reasonable investment goals of client. Attorney Responsible: John A. Mavricos

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