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John Dempsey: Specializing in Hospital Malpractice

Serving Stamford, Danbury, Bridgeport, Shelton and all of Connecticut

The medical malpractice lawyers at Berkowitz and Hanna LLC represent individuals who are injured while under the care of hospitals throughout the state of Connecticut, including John Dempsey Hospital. If you feel that you or someone you love was treated negligently while under the care of a Connecticut medical facility, contact us today.


Run by the state of Connecticut, The John Dempsey Hospital is a 147-bed health center for the University of Connecticut. It has the only full-service Emergency Department in the Farmington Valley. The hospital provides services for an adult population both as inpatients and outpatients. Its most well-known departments specialize in:

  • Geriatrics
  • Maternal-fetal medicine
  • Cardiology
  • Cancer
  • Orthopaedics

Construction on a new patient tower on the Health Center campus and renovations to the existing hospital will begin in 2013. The patient tower is scheduled for completion in 2016. Renovations to the John Dempsey Hospital are expected to be done in 2018.

As a teaching hospital, the institution trains students and residents from the UConn School of Medicine and the UConn School of Dental Medicine. Research is an important part of the health center’s mission. In fiscal year 2011, the UConn Health Center received $90,234,836 for biomedical research. Part of the research is dedicated to studying embryonic stem cells as well as stem cells made from adult skin cells.

Students earning medical degrees and dental medicine degrees since the first classes graduated in 1972, number 3,061 in medicine and 1,459 in dentistry.

The health center is an active participant in the health care of Connecticut’s population. Medical and dental students and faculty members provide care in community outreach facilities including:

  • Clinics in underserved areas
  • Homeless shelters
  • Services at Hartford’s South Park Inn Medical Center

Offering education in wellness and disease prevention are part of the health center’s mission.

Fifty-two physicians from the John Dempsey Hospital were nominated by their peers to be among U.S. News Top Doctors. The physicians practice in 23 specialty areas of medicine.

John Dempsey Hospital and Medical Malpractice

The physicians at the John Dempsey Hospital are known for providing exceptional care. But people are people and sometimes members of the healthcare community make mistakes. Only, when they make mistakes, people can be greatly affected.

If you feel that a doctor, nurse, surgeon, emergency room technician, or any other healthcare provider acted negligently and has caused you injury or illness, you may be able to seek compensation for your suffering. To learn more, contact the Connecticut hospital malpractice lawyers at Berkowitz and Hanna LLC today.

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