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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.

Screenings and caps: two critical medical malpractice issues

Let's say that you get get sick or need to have a medical procedure done. You go to the hospital and they take action to correct your medical condition -- but ultimately, a mistake is made. You hire a lawyer and sue the doctors responsible, as well as the medical institution that cared for you. Your lawsuit is successful and you are awarded compensation for the harm done to you.

Screenings and caps: two critical medical malpractice issues

Let's say that you get get sick or need to have a medical procedure done. You go to the hospital and they take action to correct your medical condition -- but ultimately, a mistake is made. You hire a lawyer and sue the doctors responsible, as well as the medical institution that cared for you. Your lawsuit is successful and you are awarded compensation for the harm done to you.

When communication breaks down, medical mistakes can happen

Communication and interactions between medical staff members are two major factors in medical care that many patients never see. Most people just think about what happens in front of them when they think of "care": the doctor inspecting you, asking you questions, and writing up prescriptions or suggesting other courses of medical action.

When communication breaks down, medical mistakes can happen

Communication and interactions between medical staff members are two major factors in medical care that many patients never see. Most people just think about what happens in front of them when they think of "care": the doctor inspecting you, asking you questions, and writing up prescriptions or suggesting other courses of medical action.

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