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How Do I File a Medical Malpractice Case Against a Hospital?

It is unacceptable for a hospital to act negligently and cause an injury to a patient. However, hospital liability in terms of medical malpractice can get tricky. If you’d like to pursue a lawsuit against a hospital for wrongdoing, follow these steps: Collect Relevant Evidence The first thing to do is collect any evidence that may be relevant to...

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What Can You Sue a Hospital For?

If you’ve suffered harm in a hospital, you may consider filing a medical malpractice lawsuit for damages. However, it’s important to consider that there are several nuances and implications regarding suing a hospital. Keep reading to learn more about what you may sue a hospital for. Reasons to Sue a Hospital for Malpractice It is unacceptable for a negligent...

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Are Hospitals Liable for Malpractice?

Medical malpractice occurs when a health care professional fails to do their duty, resulting in an injury. Doctors, nurses, and occupational therapists can all be held responsible, but did you know hospitals can be held accountable under certain circumstances too? This blog will discuss the liabilities of hospitals and what to do if you’ve suffered neglect from a healthcare...

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What Is Hospital Malpractice?

When you go to the hospital, you are within your rights to expect to receive care that is reasonable and sound. When a medical professional or provider fails to provide suitable care, overlooks taking the proper action, or provides inadequate care that causes you to experience harm, injury, or death, medical malpractice has occurred. Read on to learn more...

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FAQs about Environmental Errors in Hospitals

What is an Environmental Error? An environmental error is when hospitals and other health care facilities fail to implement practices and standards to ensure patients aren’t damaged by the hospital environment. When medical providers fail to provide treatment that conforms to standard practices and causes damage to a patient because of their negligence, it is called medical malpractice and the...

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How Does the Statute of Limitations Affect Medical Malpractice Claims?

Medical malpractice law is designed for patients to seek damages if they’ve been injured by the negligence of a medical professional. However, there are limits to what causes of action can be brought to civil court. One of the main restrictions is the statute of limitations. This means that you cannot sue for events that happened too far in...

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How to Report Nursing Home Abuse in Missouri

The Department of Health and Human Services’ Office reported that nursing home abuse frequently goes unreported in the United States. Individuals 60 years or older are more vulnerable to being abused, neglected, or exploited. Commonly, this occurs in long-term nursing home facilities. If you or a loved one is suffering from abuse in the care of a nursing home or...

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Nurse Multi-Tasking Can Lead to Medication Errors

Clearly nurses are vital to patient recovery, safety and satisfaction. They are on the front lines every day, providing care to countless patients during long and hectic shifts. The great majority of nurses and nursing aides tackle this daunting task with compassion and positivity. Unfortunately, a recent study released by the Australia-based Health Informatics Research and Evaluation Unit confirms...

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Questionable Treatment of Patients at Long-Term Care Facilities

In late February, the New York Times revealed startling patterns of patient neglect at many of the nation’s long-term care facilities. Since that time, the Senate Finance committee has initiated an investigation into allegations of inferior care and deaths in long-term care facilities, with a special focus on Select Medical Corporation. Additionally, the Government Accountability Office is further examining...

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Examples of Nursing Home Negligence

A retirement home should be a safe place where seniors can live out their sunset years in comfort and peace. When, instead of support and care, a loved one is subjected to neglect or abuse at a nursing home, you must take action quickly. To hold the responsible party accountable, you will need to consult a knowledgeable attorney with...

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