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Columbus, Ohio

Hospital Negligence

A Hospital Negligence Lawyer in Columbus, OH, Who Knows How to Put Experience To Work For Victims

When you're admitted to a hospital, you put your trust and well being in the hands of another person, often with little or no say in the matter. 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.

You may feel hopeless, but you can take action today. Contact an experienced hospital negligence lawyer in Columbus, Ohio.  Call 888-311-5297 for a free and confidential consultation. Find out how an attorney with more than thirty years of experience handling personal injury cases can help you or your loved one. Choose the Smith Law Office.

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.

At the Smith Law Office, we can help you sort through the complex details of your case. In handling a hospital negligence case, we typically pore over hospital medical records and timelines to hold the responsible parties accountable for their negligence.

Examples of What Might Spark a Hospital Negligence Lawsuit

The following are some examples of hospital or physician negligence:

  • Administration of wrong medication
  • Decisions about care made in 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

A hospital negligence claim 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.

Choose an Experienced Hospital Negligence Attorney in Columbus

Hospital negligence cases can be complicated. Insurance companies for the hospitals will fight hard to keep payments to a minimum. You can protect yourself by calling Scott Elliot Smith for a free consultation at 888-311-5297. You also can contact us online. We work on a contingency fee basis. In other words, we don't collect a penny from you until we make a recovery in your case. You have nothing to lose by calling today.

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