Hospital Negligence

Skilled New York Hospital Negligence Advocacy

Hospital error is often at the heart of a suspected medical malpractice case. By "hospital error," we mean system defects and failures such as the following:

  • Failure of doctors and nurses to communicate clearly with each other
  • Failure to perform appropriate tests
  • Failure of doctors or nurses to request tests that are indicated by symptoms
  • Failure to keep equipment, such as anesthesia equipment, in working order
  • Faulty intubation procedures
  • Failure of emergency personnel to tend to known health conditions (such as diabetes) of patients while they wait for treatment by emergency room physicians
  • Ignorance of important orders or requests in a patient's file
  • Medication errors
  • Anesthesia errors
  • Failure to administer blood transfusions as needed and indicated

When Hospital Errors Occur, Attorney Analysis Can Shed Light

If you have been injured in a hospital, consider whether a medical mistake is a good possibility. If you suspect New York hospital negligence, lawyer analysis and advice is an important process in determining whether you have a case. Smiley & Smiley, LLP, has helped a number of patients recover financial compensation when hospital systems or personnel were the reason for an injury or worsening medical condition.

Contact a New York City medical malpractice lawyer at Smiley & Smiley. We provide free initial consultations, are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week and are conveniently located in Midtown Manhattan across from Grand Central Station at 122 East 42nd Street, 39th Floor. We have Spanish interpretation services available, and our staff includes a Haitian Creole speaker. To contact us, call 212-986-2022 or toll free 866-SMILEYLAW.

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