Hospital Negligence


Preventable hospital errors cause nearly 250,000 deaths in U.S. hospitals each year, according to a study by Johns Hopkins. That’s a significant number of deaths that may have been prevented with proper care or by following procedure.

If you or a member of your family was injured during treatment at a Rhode Island hospital or medical center you may be able to receive financial compensation for your injuries, medical expenses, lost wages, disability, and other damages.

Common hospital errors include:

  • Surgical errors
  • Misdiagnosis
  • Failure to diagnose cancer
  • Misreading doctors orders
  • Failure to maintain a clean environment
  • Infections
  • Premature discharge
  • Discharging a child to the wrong person
  • Lack of use of bed rails or other protective devices
  • Failure to prevent falls
  • Medication errors
  • Assault
  • Sexual assault



Whether you became ill because a doctor prescribed the wrong medication, an infection acquired while being treated at a hospital, or were injured because the hospital did not maintain adequate security, we can help.

If you would like to learn if you have a case against a Rhode Island hospital or medical center for negligence in treatment or care, contact us directly for a free case evaluation. We are available for weekday, evening, and weekend appointments and will travel to meet with you.

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