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Seeking damages for hospital negligence in Oklahoma, Part II


The previous post on this blog discussed situations in which an Oklahoma resident would be fully justified in filing a medical malpractice lawsuit alleging hospital negligence. For example, if a hospital's negligence led to long-term medical complications, if a patient is harmed while a hospital is carrying out a fairly simple medical procedure or if a plaintiff can show the basic standard of care at a hospital was not met, then plaintiffs can expect favorable court rulings.

Precautions against hospital negligence for Oklahoma patients


Hospital negligence is a major concern for many people in Oklahoma and in the rest of the United States. While some medical errors may be managed and corrected with the right intervention at the right time, there still remain some cases where the consequences of hospital negligence are tragic for patients and their families. It is the duty of hospitals, doctors and nurses to prevent such incidents in a medical facility.

What does Oklahoma's wrongful death statute say?


Coming to terms with the loss of a loved one is always difficult. The going may get tougher when it becomes obvious that a loved one's death was due to another person's negligence, such as the result of motor vehicle accidents, workplace accidents or medical negligence. Thankfully, in all of these situations, Oklahoma laws permit a victim's family to pursue a wrongful death claim to provide compensation which helps recover some of the damages suffered due to this loss.

Oklahoma doctor facing felony charges for deliberate misdiagnosis


When someone becomes ill, friends and family members turn to the best available doctor in town for that person's treatment. However, if the doctor commits an error while diagnosing the illness, the consequences can be severe. The consequences may be even worse if that doctor commits a deliberate misdiagnosis in order to further his or her own interests. A recent incident in Oklahoma is a good example of that.

Protecting the rights of medication error victims in Oklahoma


As a patient suffering from an ailment, you almost always rely on doctors or medical professionals for error-free treatment to make you feel better. It is the legal and moral duty of a medical professional to provide a patient with the best treatment available for the ailment and conduct the entire treatment procedure with absolute integrity, including prescribing the proper drug with the appropriate dosage.

Protecting the rights of medication error victims in Oklahoma

As a patient suffering from an ailment, you almost always rely on doctors or medical professionals for error-free treatment to make you feel better. It is the legal and moral duty of a medical professional to provide a patient with the best treatment available for the ailment and conduct the entire treatment procedure with absolute integrity, including prescribing the proper drug with the appropriate dosage.

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