HOSPITAL ERRORS AND 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
- Failure to diagnose cancer
- Misreading doctors orders
- Failure to maintain a clean environment
- 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
- Sexual assault
HOW WE CAN HELP
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.