West Palm Beach Hospital Error Lawyer
Resolving Malpractice Claims in West Palm Beach
Hospitals provide a safe environment for childbirth, undergoing surgery and dealing with medical emergencies. They provide many associated medical services in the course of a day; x-ray films, in-house prescription services, laboratory work, and most importantly, 24- hour care by various health care professionals. Hospitals deal with and treat all types of medical conditions. When a hospital makes a serious error, a patient could suffer needless injury, illness, a dangerous medical condition or death. There are cases in which serious infections are contracted due to hospital error, and many other situations that require the assistance of a highly respected and successful West Palm Beach personal injury lawyer.
Our West Palm Beach medical malpractice lawyer at the Law Offices of Casey D. Shomo, P.A., is experienced in filing claims related to hospital errors. There is a vast array of errors that a hospital or employee of a hospital could make. These errors can have life changing consequences.
Some hospital errors include:
- Misdiagnosis in an emergency room resulting in an inappropriate treatment;
- Failing to diagnose a life threatening condition;
- Confusing patient medical records,
- Spreading dangerous and deadly infections through improper sterilization protocols;
- Surgical errors, such as wrong site surgeries or leaving instruments in patients;
- Pharmacy errors resulting in dispensing the wrong medication to patients;
- Confusing patient charts.
Pursue Damages with the Help of Our Firm
If you have been injured as a result of a hospital error, you may be able to collect damages from the hospital and/or the employee responsible. The highly experienced and successful litigation team at the Law Offices of Casey D. Shomo, P.A., is equipped with experience and legal skills, and access to medical experts to assist in providing evidence in support of a case of medical negligence. The fact that an error has been committed may not be enough to support a malpractice lawsuit. Every case must be carefully studied to determine if there has been a breach of duty.
Medical facilities are held to a high standard due to the fact that errors can result in death or permanent disability. Litigation involving hospitals is very complex, and must be carefully managed by an experienced legal professional. Contact us for information about your case. We can answer questions about how to initiate legal action to recover compensation. We have helped many injured people to recover compensatory damages, and should evaluate your case immediately.