The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that more than 35 million individuals were admitted to the hospital in one year with an average hospital stay of 4.8 days. In addition, an estimated 136.3 million people visited the emergency room of a hospital and nearly 12 percent of those visits resulted in admittance to the hospital.
Hospitals are complex operations with many different health requirements and medical professionals and staff constantly moving about to tend to patients. It is no surprise that doctors and nurses can make mistakes while on the job. Unfortunately, many errors in hospitals can lead to serious injuries and extensive losses on the part of the patient. If you suffered an unnecessary injury in a hospital due to the negligence of a medical professional, your first call should be to skilled Clearwater hospital medical malpractice attorney to discuss your rights to recover for your losses.
Hospitals have many different functions and, therefore, negligence can happen in a wide range of situations. Some of the more common forms of hospital medical malpractice include the following:
If you were the victim of medical malpractice and sustained further injury as a result, you are entitled to recovery for your medical bills, pain and suffering, lost income, emotional trauma, and more.
If you sustained injuries in a hospital or experienced unnecessary complications due to a medical professional’s negligence, it is important to speak with an experienced hospital medical malpractice attorney as soon as you can. Florida law only allows two years from the date of the injury to investigate your situation, prepare a legal claim, and file the medical malpractice claims with the court if needed in your case. Paul B. Genet is a highly experienced Clearwater hospital malpractice attorney who has helped numerous victims of medical malpractice recover from negligent doctors and/or hospitals. We offer free consultations so call our office today.
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