If you believe that you or someone you for has been injured from negligent , speaking with a NC should be your next move. The Bishop represents clients and we offer free case evaluations, (919) 615-3095.
or Profit: Which is the goal?
When you go to the attorneys who fight cases of are in part responsible for the safeguards currently in place at hospitals., you trust that those in charge are following the law and looking out for your best interest as a . Ideally this is the case, but sometimes it is not. Hospitals are businesses. In the vast majority of businesses, profit is the #1 goal. Unfortunately, this means a person can sustain from employees failing to comply with safety procedures in favor of higher profits. No one should leave the worse off then when they were admitted.
If you or someone you love is harmed during their stay at the , the fault may not be that of the , it may be a result of of administrators or other . If this is the case, you may be able to recover your claim from the , rather than from your .
An example of is a failing to supervise a who is on suicide watch . This is not only against the law, it can have fatal consequences. If the fails to sterilize a surgical room or equipment before operating, the can die from infection. If a nurse fails to note a medication a is taking on their chart, another nurse can unwittingly give the a fatal combination of the . An , , or can result in devastating consequences for the victim.
Pursuant to the Mental Health Act , it is illegal to restrain a or put them in seclusion unless it is absolutely necessary or as a last resort. This law was passed because it was a routine procedure to put a in restraints to make it easier for . A in a posey vest without use of their arms lacks the balance of someone unrestrained, and this greatly increase the risks of falls. A fall for an elderly person can be deadly or could lead to a broken hip. There is a strong correlation between a broken hip and a steady health decline .
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There is a difference between and just a bad outcome that is no one’s fault. Unfortunately, our bodies do not always respond appropriately to even the most excellent and simply because a loved one passes does not mean that they received negligent . But, no one should be injured because hospitals are allowed to disregard in favor of profit.
Your A can work with a who handles claims to determine if you received negligent or just an unfortunate outcome. records must be examined closely for or omissions before determining if you have a .
If you would like to know whether you have a case against a , call a NC for a free case evaluation at (919) 615-3095. The Bishop represents clients in Raleigh, Durham, Rocky Mount, Wilson, Smithfield, Louisburg, Chapel Hill, Roanoke Rapids, and surrounding areas in North Carolina.
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