Our medical malpractice attorneys assist clients injured by infections and infectious diseases that were either acquired in a hospital, nursing facility, or other medical setting, or substantially aggravated by being in such a facility. Because of the nature of an inpatient setting, the potential for acquiring or aggravating an infection always exists.
These cases require a thorough investigation of all facts surrounding the patient's stay. That is why you need the experienced and aggressive personal injury law team at Percy Law Group, PC, on your side fighting for you every step of the way.
We stay focused on your case, your needs, and your results, all the while fighting to protect your right to recover full, fair and complete compensation as soon as possible. That is our promise to you.
If you or a loved one has been injured in such a circumstance, contact us for a free initial consultation about your case.
The initial steps of the investigation center on the reason a patient was in the hospital to begin with. Further analysis must be undertaken concerning any risk factors the patient may have had for contracting an infection.
Most importantly, an investigation and evaluation of the hospital's policies and procedures in place to reduce infection must be examined. A determination must be made as to whether the hospital had a sufficient infection control plan, whether the nursing staff and physicians in the hospital followed the policies and procedures, and/or whether any other explanation exists as the reason the patient contracted an infection. There certainly can be times when a hospital is not negligent and did all that is reasonably required to prevent infections; however, even in this situation a hospital and medical staff may be at fault for not quickly diagnosing and treating the infection, which thereby leads to further problems for the patient. Often it is not difficult to establish that an error was committed pertaining to the policies and procedures implemented to reducing infection exposure, or the failure to promptly recognize that an infection has developed.
Our personal injury law team will stay focused on you, your case, your needs and your results in obtaining maximum financial recovery as soon as possible. Our experienced lawyers will look for all liable parties. Through jury trial or insurance settlement, our personal injury attorneys seek maximum compensation for medical expenses and future care, lost earning potential, and other damages. When these accidents turn fatal, we also represent surviving families in filing wrongful death lawsuits.
Our personal injury team has the experience and would be pleased to consult with you when you are choosing who will represent you. Because the statute of limitations in Massachusetts applies to these cases, victims have a limited time in which to file their cases. We hold obstetricians, doctors, nurses, other medical staff, and the medical facility accountable when their negligent actions result in an injury.
We investigate the incident reviewing hospital policies, medical records, and other information. We utilize medical experts to determine if the care provided was substandard and therefore medical malpractice. We act quickly to preserve evidence, such as medical records, before they are tampered with or destroyed. We utilize all means necessary to obtain rightful compensation, which can reduce financial strain on the family and enhance your future well-being.
We offer compassion and support while aggressively pursuing justice. Call us toll free at (508) 718-2545!
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