Hospital Errors Overview

/Hospital Errors Overview
Hospital Errors Overview 2017-10-10T15:11:49+00:00

Medical professionals have years of training, and hospitals, doctors, nurses and anesthesiologists are held to a high standard of care because of the harm that can occur then they make mistakes. Whether it’s through incompetence or carelessness, thousands or people lose their lives in hospitals every year needlessly.

Pasadena Hospital Errors Lawyer Areas

Hospitals can hire the wrong doctor for a particular role or a doctor with a record of serious errors. Failure of supervision or correction of problem doctors may also constitute negligence. Both negligent doctors and the hospital may be responsible when serious mistakes are made, which can include:

  • Failure to diagnose cancer early enough
  • Birth injuries that can leave children with lifelong problems
  • Failure to recognize preventable problems such as heart attacks
  • Anesthesia mistakes
  • Prescribing the wrong dose or unsafe medication
  • Post-surgical infections
  • Failure to consult with a specialist
  • Failure to order or evaluate necessary tests
  • Unnecessary surgery
  • Leaving surgical instruments or sponges in the body
  • Punctures or lacerations to surrounding organs
  • Wrong site surgery
  • Radiological errors

The Pellerin Law Firm offers a complimentary consultation to discuss the facts of hospital errors medical malpractice cases. Many families suffer due to the carelessness of hospitals and doctors. Contact us today to learn how we can help you and your family find justice.