When most people think of medical malpractice suits, they think of doctors – not nurses. Nursing negligence, however, is prevalent in malpractice cases. Additionally, because nurses provide so much patient care, negligence on their part can lead to dire consequences. Our Pittsburgh Nursing Malpractice Lawyer provides a free case evaluation if you feel you’ve been the victim of medical malpractice. Malpractice suits involving nurses can be different from those involving doctors. But like doctors, nurses have committed malpractice if they have failed to provide care or fulfill their duties in the same way a competent nurse would in the same circumstances. While not every nursing mistake is severe enough to warrant a negligence or malpractice suit, there are several reasons a nurse could be sued for negligence.
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Often, the hospital is found liable for negligence along with the nurse in question. This is usually the case when the nurse was an employee of the hospital or if an independent doctor who did not work for the hospital was not supervising the nurse when the patient’s injury occurred. Substandard hospital care can also influence the outcome of nurse negligence claims. At Matzus Law, we have experience in most types of nursing malpractice cases including:
If you are the victim of nursing negligence, seek legal help now. Contact us today for a free consultation.
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