According to recent statistics, 32% of medication errors are caused by administration errors, which means nurses may be responsible for a third of all medication mistakes. Medication errors, or errors involving the prescribing, dispensing, or administering of drugs, are often the result of human error. While to err is human, hospitals need to have systems and procedures in place to prevent nurse errors that can result in serious harm to patients.
Nursing errors can also manifest as:
- Hospital falls
- Equipment mishandling
- Inadequate infection management
- Inaccurate patient documentation
All of these things can result in potentially life-altering or life-threatening circumstances. When hospitals fail to provide nurses with the systems they need to safely care for their patients, they need to be held accountable in a court of law. However, many patients do not feel empowered to pursue medical malpractice cases—they are often complex and difficult to navigate, and many patients are not even sure if they have a case.
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Contact the West Palm Beach nursing errors attorneys at Clark, Fountain, La Vista, Littky-Rubin & Whitman, LLP. Our personal injury team provides free legal consultations to help you determine your legal rights and options.
Why the Injured Choose Clark Fountain Over and Over Again
Medical malpractice cases, if done right, require years of tenacious effort. Our entire firm, which includes a Florida Bar Board Certified and National Board Certified nursing errors attorney who is a former critical care nurse, is eager to provide the insight, expertise, and sheer determination your case will require. Everything we do is driven by one belief: everyone deserves a chance to hold accountable those who harmed them. Don’t settle for a firm that gives less than their best—our firm is the one clients turn to when everything is on the line.
Clients trust in our firm because we:
- Have more than 200 years of experience
- Have secured more than a billion dollars for clients
- Advance 100% of the costs and fees of litigation
- Refuse to receive a fee until clients recover compensation
- Have board-certified legal specialists in medical malpractice
- Gladly take on high-stakes, complex cases other attorneys avoid
If you believe a nurse’s negligence caused you harm, call 561-899-2100 for a free legal consultation to learn if you have a case!
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