When a person is injured or ill, the first thought is to go to the hospital to get medical care. That’s why it is so ironic, that a person can actually be injured at a hospital or due to medical staff negligence. Who do you turn to then? In short, you find a competent medical provider and then you look at your legal options.
If you were injured or fell ill due to a medical providers diagnosis, prognosis or other type of surgery or medical action, this could be medical or hospital malpractice. There are regulations that govern decisions how a hospital or doctor approach their business. Of course, they cannot cure or predict all ailments. However, if their actions, held against their peers or according to regulations are ill-fitting they could be held accountable for negligence.
At Savinis & Kane LLC, we have helped countless clients find the answers they are looking for. We are on the side of in the injured and will do everything in our power to ensure a favorable outcome for the injured. Damages from negligent medical parties can cover medical expenses, both past and future and pain and suffering, to name a few. It may not always be clear who the negligent party(s) are, however a full investigation can bring those parties to light.
Pittsburgh residents deserve top-notch medical care. If you or a loved one did not receive the appropriate care and it led to injury, you may have a claim under medical malpractice or hospital malpractice. Preventable hospital deaths are responsible for as many as 195,000 deaths per years. Countless others could have been injured and must live with that injury or illness.