Hospital Negligence Attorney
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When you administer yourself into the care of a hospital, you don’t expect to sustain a severe injury. Unfortunately, hospitals are also businesses who focus primarily on gaining profit instead of providing care for their patients. According to a study by the Center for Disease Control, hospital-related illnesses account for about 1.7 million infections and 99,000 deaths in the U.S. annually.
Common Hospital Mistakes:
- Anesthesia errors
- Birth injuries
- Diagnostic errors
- Failing to properly disinfect instruments and diagnostic tools
- Failing to properly disinfect rooms
- Inaccurate record keeping
- Incorrect medication distribution
- Patient mismanagement
Who’s Liable for a Hospital’s Negligence?
A hospital is responsible for any injuries to a patient while under the care of its staff members, which includes nurses, medical technicians, anesthesiologists or paramedics. Employees and associates have an obligation to uphold and maintain at all times while on the job.
Hospital liability is classified in three categories which include:
- Associates Liability – Individuals who provide services to patients on hospital premises are associates. However, they are employed by a private company. This includes private doctors who are given permission to treat patients, conduct diagnostic tests and perform surgery in the facility.
- Employee Liability – Employees are considered as those who work part-time or full-time for the hospital, whether on hospital grounds or they receive payment by the hospital. This includes doctors on staff, nurses, administrators, security guards, janitors and cafeteria workers.
- Hospital Error Liability – This regards mistakes made by those who oversee administration and policy, such as administrative staff, mid-level managers and chief executive officers.
Why Choose The Weinstein Firm?
At The Weinstein Firm, we operate on what is called a contingency fee basis. This means that you, as our client, pay no upfront fees and owe us nothing until we secure a favorable verdict or settlement on your behalf. To put it another way: You don't pay unless we win. Our contingency fee policy makes it risk-free to work with an Atlanta personal injury attorney from our office.
Choose The Weinstein Firm and you can benefit from:
- Instant answers to your questions – we promptly return all phone calls and emails
- Detailed insight into your case – we keep you informed of any and all updates in your case
- Easy accessibility to a lawyer – we are willing to meet you at our office, your home, or the hospital
It's time to hold the responsible party accountable for your injury. It's time to seek the compensation you are rightfully owed. It's time to take legal action. If you're ready to learn more about your legal options or if you would like to begin the claims-filing process today, call us for help.