When you are faced with a medical mistake, the attorneys at Fellows Hymowitz understand the grief, pain and financial strain of the situation. We understand that it can be difficult to make sense of a situation involving medical malpractice when you should be focusing on the recovery, health and wellbeing of you or the loved one who endured the hospitalization.
The truth is that mistakes are made in hospitals with alarming regularity, some of which could have been prevented if the correct safety measures had been taken.
While it is not pleasant to consider, medical malpractice is unfortunately a common occurrence in the United States, with thousands of new cases every year. When you enter a hospital, you want assurance that the staff will treat each patient with expertise, precision and diligence, but unfortunately, this is not always achieved.
In reality, hospitals are a chaotic environment where mistakes are bound to happen. Medications can be wrongly given, inaccurate doses given, and patients may even be mixed up. Although you cannot control what happened in the hospital room, you can control the actions you take following the event.
If your healthcare professional failed to follow an acceptable community standard of care, you may have grounds to file a medical malpractice lawsuit.
Medical malpractice can result from a number of errors, including:
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Fellows Hymowitz Can Help
Call Fellows Hymowitz today at 845-639-9300 for a FREE, confidential consultation. When you call, an experienced New York and New Jersey Medical Malpractice Lawyer will investigate every detail of your claim at no cost to you.
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