Medical errors are an unfortunate part of our healthcare system. Not only are patients exposed to understaffed hospitals and overworked doctors, nurses and technicians, but they also face medical device failures and untrained staff. All these factors contribute to patient injuries. It is important for attorneys, healthcare professionals, and insurance agents to know how an error was made and who is responsible.
Medical Errors and Litigation Investigation and Case Preparation will ....
Review SciTech Book News - September 1, 2004
Guidelines are provided here for sorting through the paperwork and bureaucracy involved in medical errors cases, useful for attorneys, healthcare professionals, and insurance agents. Coverage encompasses roots of patient injury, patient care algorithms, medical instruments and devices, client intake, and medical records, as well as identifying responsible parties, the roles of medical experts and consultants, standard of care experts, voir dire and medical malpractice, and settlement and alternatives to litigation.