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October 30, 2013
Doctors have a legal responsibility to protect the health and safety of their patients; however each year, a large number of individuals receiving medical attention are injured or killed as the result of errors made by the staff overseeing their care. The Ohio Medical Malpractice Attorneys with the law firm of Nurenberg, Paris, Heller & McCarthy explain that a new study shows such mistakes may be more common than previously believed.
A new study published in a recent issue of the Journal of Patient Safety shows that each year as many as 440,000 patients die due to preventable medical mistakes, making these errors the third leading cause of death in the United States. Even more disturbing is that cases of serious harm are 10 to 20 times more prevalent than the fatal events examined and reported in this study.
Some of the most common mistakes identified in the study include medication errors, surgical errors, and preventable infections.
The findings have prompted many in the medical community to call for action to be taken to prevent such errors from occurring in the future, including having hospitals adopt new policies aimed at improving staff communication.
The law firm and their team of Ohio Personal Injury Lawyers are aware of how difficult recovering from injuries caused by a doctor’s errors can be and are here to help those who have suffered such harm.
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