Miscommunication in Hospitals Causes Serious Health Problems
Our Mobile, AL hospital injury attorneys can help
Communication counts in any professional setting, but nowhere is that truer than in a hospital. Surgeons, doctors, nurses and other medical professionals need to communicate clearly with each other. Otherwise, patients can be harmed due to mistakes made due to miscommunication.
Whether it's saying or writing down the wrong information - or staff members being unable to read illegible handwriting - patients often sustain serious hospital injuries or illnesses due to miscommunication in hospitals.
If you or a loved one experienced serious health problems due to mistakes made by hospital staff members, you have rights. Contact Braswell Murphy LLC of Mobile, Alabama. Our experienced hospital injury attorneys can explain all the legal options available to you and what strategy makes the most sense in your particular case.
Common hospital miscommunication problems
There are many different ways hospital patients can become sick or see their medical condition get worse due to miscommunication. Common errors include:
- The wrong patient was treated
- The wrong surgical procedure was performed
- A patient was given the wrong medication
- Illegible handwriting by doctor causes mistakes by medical staff
- Delay of treatment due to miscommunication
- Misdiagnosis due to miscommunication
Whatever type of miscommunication caused your injury or illness, we want to help you hold the hospital accountable for its actions. Contact us to find out what we can do for you.
How our law firm can help you
Hospital employees rarely admit wrongdoing. Most hospital staff members insist they did everything by the book, especially in cases involving clear incompetence. Instead, many hospital employees often claim that such injuries or illnesses were simply an accident.
That's why you need us on your side. As your attorney, we can conduct a thorough investigation into exactly what happened. From reviewing medical records, interviewing witnesses to consulting with medical experts if necessary, we frequently explore every avenue in search of the truth. And if the hospital or its attorneys refuse to cooperate, we're prepared to take legal action against them on your behalf.
Hospitals need to be held accountable for their actions. We can be your voice for justice. Schedule your free case evaluation today. We're on your side.