Who’s responsible for negligence in a Virginia hospital?

You're admitted to the hospital for a surgical procedure, everything goes well until you're in recovery and a nurse hangs a bag of IV medication that's too strong, causing you serious illness from the medication error. You may think it's the nurse's fault, but there can be more to your claim.

With cases of hospital malpractice like these, you need to trace the path of that improperly mixed IV bag to the source. It starts back with the doctor who wrote the prescription - if they made a mistake on paper, they can be held liable. Then it moves to the pharmacist, who should have checked proper dosage recommendations or perhaps the error originated in the pharmacy.

The nurse is the last stop in your dangerous IV bag's journey to your bedside. They should have checked the concentration and noticed the abnormality as well. You're at the bad end of a long chain of negligence - now what?

When your case is as complex as this you're going to start feeling overwhelmed. That's where a Fairfax medical malpractice attorney comes into play. An experienced attorney can help you determine where the negligence started and how to go about getting you the compensation you deserve.

Your case may not be against an individual member of the hospital staff, but rather the entire hospital itself. In a hospital malpractice case you'll need expert witnesses to help validate your claim, as well as organized evidence. Your Fairfax medical malpractice attorney can help you prepare the best case for recovering your damages. 

Contacting a Fairfax Medical Malpractice Attorney

You don't have to deal with insurance companies and hospitals alone when you're looking to file a Virginia medical malpractice case. Fairfax medical malpractice attorney Ben Glass fights to help victims in the Virginia and D.C. areas settle their medical malpractice claims.

Before you go any further with your decision, order a copy of my free guide to Virginia medical malpractice claims, Why Most Victims of Medical Malpractice Never Recover a Dime. To set up a free consultation, contact me today - 703-591-9829.

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