Medical Errors - 3rd Leading Cause of Death in US
Posted by HolzbergLegal | January 12, 2017
Did you know that medical errors with the 3rd leading cause of death the United States?
You are 7 times more likely to die by medical errors in car accident, 6 times more likely to die than by poisoning, 23 times more likely to die by medical error then by gunshot. Even more surprising was to learn that 2 out of every 7 patients (27%) experience an adverse event while in the hospital, resulting in at least temporary harm – these adverse events include death, surgery performed on the wrong patient, the wrong type of surgery performed on a patient, the wrong type or dose of medication given, the patient is dropped by hospital staff and is injured or dies.
HOLZBERG LEGAL has been representing victims of medical malpractice for over 30 years. We frequently retain the leading experts in many fields of medicine and hospital administration to assist us in our cases. We have associated with some of the best lawyers in South Florida, in very big cases and have settled and litigated multi-million dollar cases with success.
We are available to review all cases involving medical errors to you and your loved ones at no charge to you. Our fees are contingent and unless we obtain a recovery for you. There is no fee for our service. We never charge clients for costs unless we recover money for you. We regularly associate with co-counsel, both within Florida and in many states, and will assist referring and co-counsel’s to appear on a limited basis, Pro hac vice, in Florida for purposes of co-counsel arrangements.
Let our considerable experience work for you. Visit Us at www.holzberglegal.com or call 305 – 668 – 6410 to discuss your case.