Hospital Staff Errors
Many individuals throughout the country seek medical care at hospitals at one point or another. This could be for a simple examination or something more severe or life threatening. An individual may find themselves in and out of a hospital, while others require a hospital stay that lasts days, weeks, months, or even years. No matter what the purpose or duration may be at a hospital, people depend on the staff members and medical professionals that operate this type of facility. Nobody expects anything to go wrong, but sadly, mistakes do happen due to carelessness. When a staff member at a hospital is negligent, even the slightest mistake can result in severe harm to a patient, or death.
Were you or a loved one harmed due to the negligence of a hospital staff member? If so, you may be entitled to recover compensation. Contact a hospital negligence attorney in your local area today for legal help.
Some examples of hospital malpractice include, but are not limited to:
Annual statistics released by the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies estimate that approximately 1.5 million hospital patients are victims of hospital errors. Many times, an overcrowded emergency room is a main site for hospital staff member negligence, when medical professionals must quickly make choices to determine the severity of each patient's condition.
Did you lose a loved one due to a hospital staff member making careless errors? Whether it was a doctor, nurse, or other medical professional that made this tragic mistake, an experienced attorney can help during this difficult time. Contact a hospital negligence attorney in your local area to take legal action today.
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