Edward T. Hinchey

Edward T. Hinchey

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Medical Malpractice Attorney in Boston, MA

Sloane and Walsh LLP
 | One Center Plaza, Boston, MA 02108
Phone: 617-523-6010
Fax: 617-227-0927
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2004, 2006 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1981
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Defense (70%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Defense (20%),
  • Civil Litigation: Defense (10%)
    Attorney Profile

    Health Care and Medical Malpractice Experience:

    • Ed’s practice focuses on representation of health care providers and institutions in complex litigation.  His primary focus is the defense of doctors, nurses and other providers in claims of professional negligence.  He has successfully defended at trial over 140 medical malpractice cases on behalf of physicians, nurses, hospitals and other health care providers.   He has been recognized as a Nation Birth Trauma Counsel for a national health insurer;
    • Ed has represented health care providers and institutions in connection with internal investigation, DPH investigations, criminal investigations, BRM matters, JACCO Investigations;
    • He has represented physicians and physician organizations and corporations in connection with employment and contract matters, and regulatory issues.
    • Ed routinely gives lectures to health care professionals on issues around the interface of law and medicine.

    Notable Non- Medical Experience:

    • Ed successfully represented 11 former partners of DonovanHatem in their arbitration claims arising out of their separation from the firm, recovering a multi-million dollar judgment for the partners.
    • Ed handles selected plaintiff cases, including sucessfully obtaining a $6.5 Million judgment  against the USA in a FTCA/Civil Rights case, and a $4.3 Million dollar judgment for a truck driver injured in an incident with a snowplow. 
    • Ed has represented attorneys and judges in professional negligence cases and before the Board of Bar Overseers.  He currently has the leading case on the interpretation of the statute of limitations in legal malpractice in both the State and First Circuit Courts.
    • Ed represented the Town of Falmouth against constitutional civil rights claims seeking to limit the School’s authority to implement curriculum on religious grounds; He was successful before the Supreme Judicial Court and was ultimately was joined by the ACLU in successfully opposing certiorari to the US Supreme Court.
    • Ed has defended to successful conclusion employment practice claims, both in the civil courts and before the MCAD.  He has also defended companies in stock and compensation claims.
    • Ed has successfully argued many cases before the state Appeals Court, Supreme Judicial Court and First Circuit Court of Appeals.


    Office Location for Edward T. Hinchey

    One Center Plaza
    Boston, MA 02108

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    Last Updated: 5/15/2020

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