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Cedar Rapids Hospital Negligence Attorneys
Hospitals and the healthcare professionals practicing medicine at these facilities have a duty of care to the patients they take charge of. This duty involves taking all reasonable steps to ensure patient safety and ensuring that patients receive care and treatment in a timely manner.
However, when doctors, nurses, therapists, technicians or others fail to live up to their responsibilities, serious complications may occur that the patient could not even have imagined while being admitted to the hospital. The dedicated Cedar Rapids hospital negligence attorneys at Leehey Olson Law, P.C., can help you fight for justice. Contact us today at (319) 294-4424 for a comprehensive overview of your legal options.
Types of Hospital Negligence
Patients and their families trust hospitals to provide proper care during a difficult time, but some negligent medical professionals violate this trust. Sadly, there are many types of actions that can be considered forms of hospital negligence, including:
- Inadequate patient monitoring
- Improper use of anesthesia
- Failure to treat or diagnose
- Incorrect use of medical devices
- Lack of training
- Prescribing the wrong medicine
- Failure to take appropriate medical history
- Unhygienic practices
Proving negligence requires showing that a member of the hospital’s staff acted unreasonably and that this action resulted in injury. An experienced hospital negligence attorney can help victims fight for the compensation they deserve as a result of their negative experience.
If you or someone you love suffered harm due to the negligence of a hospital staff member, contact the experienced Cedar Rapids hospital negligence attorneys of Leehey Olson Law, P.C., at (319) 294-4424 for more information on your legal rights and options.