Rely on an experienced Tennessee hospital negligence attorney
When you’re admitted to a hospital, you expect the facility to be properly maintained and hygienic. You expect the doctors to be fully trained and perform at a reasonable level of competence.
When hospitals fail to ensure that standards are met or doctors make surgical mistakes or diagnosing errors, patients may suffer unnecessary injuries. While a doctor error may be a factor in a malpractice case, the hospital itself may be liable. For example, the hospital may neglect to provide essential equipment, such as CT scanners.
At Meade Law Group, we can help you sort through the complex details of your case. We typically pore over hospital medical records and timelines to hold the responsible parties accountable for their negligence.
We have a doctor and attorney on staff to help victims pursue their compensation: Suresh Nekuri, M.D. J.D.
Medical malpractice cases are complicated. If you or a loved one has been injured, it’s important to have an experienced attorney on your side who can determine who’s responsible for your injuries. In a malpractice case, a hospital may blame the doctor, who may not be employed by the hospital. The doctor may claim that the hospital’s staff was negligent.
Examples of Hospital or Physician Negligence
The following are some examples of hospital or physician negligence:
- Administration of wrong medication
- Decisions about care made as response to pressure by HMOs to save money
- Delayed or improper administration of medication
- Discharge from inpatient stay before it’s safe for the patient to return home
- Improper use of a medical device
- Misdiagnosis of heart attack, stroke or other serious medical condition while under hospital care
- Unnecessary or unauthorized surgical procedure
Hospital or physician negligence may arise out of any of the following conditions:
- Careless hospital employees and staff
- Failure to follow procedures and rules
- Insufficient supervision
- Insufficiently trained hospital employees and staff
- Lack of communication
Some negligence cases result in the death of the patient, which may lead to a potential wrongful death case. We can pursue compensation for families who have lost loved ones due to medical malpractice.
Contact a knowledgeable hospital negligence lawyer in Tennessee
At Meade Law Group, we are Tennessee medical malpractice lawyers who work hard to protect the rights of injury victims. If you or a loved one was harmed due to hospital negligence, contact our firm today for a free consultation. Remember, your initial consultation is free, and you don’t pay us unless you win.
We realize your case is about more than just money. It’s about justice, about making you are rightfully compensated for your injuries due to someone else’s negligence.