One of Gibb’s brothers, Robin, stated that it took more than ten minutes for doctors to retrieve the equipment required to restart Gibb’s heart and that his brother suffered extreme brain damage by the time the equipment arrived.
According to the medical malpractice lawyers that were representing the family, Mount Sinai Hospital admitted that they were at fault and were accepting liability. Gibb’s death was completely preventable, and the matter was settled privately between lawyers representing each party. A resolution was reached with a payout of an undisclosed amount.
Though hospital negligence is not as common as other types of medical malpractice, hospitals have a responsibility to provide the best quality and standards of care to staff and patients.
Filing a medical malpractice lawsuit against a hospital is a difficult task, so you should contact a medical malpractice lawyer if it is something you would like to pursue. This lawyer will explain to you that you have a legal right to receive compensation for any injuries that you sustained caused by the hospital’s negligence, and you must assert your rights by addressing the matter accordingly.
Generally, you will need to follow these steps when filing a medical malpractice lawsuit for hospital negligence:
It will be necessary for you to consult with an NYC medical malpractice attorney if you live in NYC.
If you think that you have been a victim of hospital negligence, or that it has affected your friends or family, then you can speak to one of our medical malpractice attorneys for a free and confidential consultation.
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