Hospital Error Attorneys Helping Families Recover Full Compensation In 1999, the Institute of Medicine published a groundbreaking study titled To Err Is Human: Building a Safer Health System. Perhaps the most widely known statement from this study was that as many as 98,000 people in the United States die every year due to preventable hospital errors. In spite of this information, hospitals continue to regularly make mistakes that cost lives or cause catastrophic injuries. If you or someone you love was injured, or if you have lost a loved one, and you have reason to believe that hospital negligence caused this injury or death, you need to speak to a lawyer immediately.With offices in New York City, New Jersey and Long Island, the law firm of Dankner Milstein, P.C., has successfully represented many people harmed by hospital negligence and medical malpractice. Our Kings County hospital malpractice law firm has the experience and resources to investigate your case and bring a powerful claim for liability and damages at trial.Hospital negligence can involve all types of failures, including:
- Emergency room errors
- EMT/paramedic malpractice
- Equipment failure
- Contracting infection, due to unsterilized or unsanitary conditions
- Medication errors
- Surgical errors, including anesthesia errors
In many cases, these errors involve a failure to follow proper procedure rather than a failure of skill or effort. In any event, our New York hospital negligence lawyers will take decisive action aimed at achieving a successful outcome in your case.
A hospital negligence claim can have many positive benefits. In addition to helping you recover the compensation you need for your medical expenses, lost income and pain and suffering, a successful lawsuit can compel hospitals to institute safer procedures. As a result, fewer people may have to go through what you have gone through.