Atlanta Hospital Negligence Attorney
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When you administer yourself into the care of a hospital, you don’t
expect to sustain a
severe injury. Unfortunately, hospitals are also businesses who focus primarily on gaining
profit instead of providing care for their patients. According to a study
by the Center for Disease Control, hospital-related illnesses account
for about 1.7 million infections and 99,000 deaths in the U.S. annually.
Common Hospital Mistakes:
- Anesthesia errors
- Birth injuries
- Diagnostic errors
- Failing to properly disinfect instruments and diagnostic tools
- Failing to properly disinfect rooms
- Inaccurate record keeping
- Incorrect medication distribution
- Patient mismanagement
Who’s Liable for a Hospital’s Negligence?
A hospital is responsible for any injuries to a patient while under the
care of its staff members, which includes nurses, medical technicians,
anesthesiologists or paramedics. Employees and associates have an obligation
to uphold and maintain at all times while on the job.
Hospital liability is classified in three categories which include:
Associates Liability – Individuals who provide services to patients on hospital premises
are associates. However, they are employed by a private company. This
includes private doctors who are given permission to treat patients, conduct
diagnostic tests and perform surgery in the facility.
Employee Liability – Employees are considered as those who work part-time or full-time
for the hospital, whether on hospital grounds or they receive payment
by the hospital. This includes doctors on staff, nurses, administrators,
security guards, janitors and cafeteria workers.
Hospital Error Liability – This regards mistakes made by those who oversee administration
and policy, such as administrative staff, mid-level managers and chief
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If you or a loved one has sustained severe injuries due to the negligent
actions of hospital staff members, it’s imperative you seek legal
representation from our Atlanta hospital negligence attorney. At The Weinstein
Our legal team possesses the extensive legal knowledge in the medical field to get the
compensation you deserve.