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Can I Sue a Hospital for Medical Malpractice?

When a trip to the hospital is necessary, we expect professional treatment that leaves us healthier than when we arrived. But that’s not always how a hospital stay ends. You may have new pain, illness, or injuries you didn’t have before, or maybe your condition has only gotten worse. 

If you suspect a doctor at a hospital may have committed medical malpractice, reach out to a personal injury lawyer at Anderson & Anderson. Your medical malpractice lawyer will help you recover compensation when a doctor or other hospital staff harms you. 

Who’s Liable for Medical Malpractice? 

If you’re hurt or ill because of a doctor’s actions, you may have grounds to file a claim against the at-fault party. But who’s financially responsible for your suffering? 

While a doctor, nurse, or another staff member may have caused your suffering, they may not be the one to cover your recovery. That may instead be the responsibility of the hospital they’re employed by, or a doctor group they’re a member of. 

It can be difficult to determine what group is liable for your injuries without experience and access to the right tools. Because of this, you may need a medical malpractice lawyer to determine who’s financially liable for your injuries. 

Compensation for Medical Malpractice Victims 

Medical malpractice is a serious concern, and you could be compensated for the suffering you experienced. These damages include both economic and non-economic damages, or funds for the financial losses and emotional trauma you suffered. But how do you calculate what these damages are worth?

Calculating your damages may take special tools and information. Because of this, you may need to speak with a lawyer about the extent of your losses. When you’re hurt because of a doctor’s mistake, you may have grounds to seek the following damages, among others: 

  • Medical bills
  • Lost wages 
  • Household accommodations, like wheelchair ramps
  • Pain and suffering 
  • Loss of enjoyment of life 

Sue a Hospital with a Medical Malpractice Lawyer 

When you’re injured or your illness is worsened by a doctor’s actions, you may have grounds to sue the hospital and get compensated for the suffering you’ve experienced. But it can be difficult to determine what your options are when you’re hurt and suffering. 

At Anderson & Anderson, we’re here to win you justice. We will help you determine who’s liable for your claim, so you can focus on your recovery. We have the tools and experience needed to file a lawsuit and win you compensation for your losses. To learn more about what we can offer, take advantage of a free consultation. Call 813-251-0072 or complete the following online contact form.