Taking on The Medical Practitioners if They Have Been Remiss in Your Treatment
Medical Malpractice accidents causes almost 200,000 deaths in the US every year and a further million other incidents are estimated to occur. Some of these are serious resulting in prolonged illness and hospitalisation or additional health problems over the long term. Others of course are minor. But irrespective the United States as the worlds best hospitals and our medical technology is cutting edge so there is no excuse for errors of commission or omission. It is just not good enough and should not be tolerated.
Less than 2% of medical malpractice incidents ever give rise to a health malpractice claim. The reasons for the small percentage is that, fortunately, most incidents are inconsequential and often the patient was not even aware of the misdiagnosis or an erroneous drug dose having been administered. Another reason is probably because the patient is not informed. A 2012 Department of Health study showed that less than 14% of handling errors are actually reported by hospitals.
Those errors which are serious or life threatening might come to the awareness of the patient. If so the patients are encouraged to appoint an Arizona …