Hospitals have protocols in place concerning the safe transport and ambulation of patients. When staff members fail to follow these protocols, patients can suffer falls leading to serious and life-threatening injuries.
If you or a loved one has suffered a serious injury due to hospital negligence, the lawyers at Rosenberg, Minc, Falkoff & Wolff, LLP, are here to protect your rights. Our New York hospital falls malpractice lawyers have successfully handled numerous medical malpractice lawsuits for clients throughout New York.
Causes of Hospital Falls
Patients who fall in hospitals can suffer hip fractures, skull fractures, subdural hematomas, as well as broken bones, spinal cord injuries, and other serious and debilitating injuries.
Causes of hospital falls include:
- Failure to monitor patients
- Failure to use patient protective devices
- Malfunctioning bed rails
- Improper use of restraints
- Allowing at-risk patients to walk unsupervised
- Medication errors, leading to dizzy or disoriented patients
- Slip-and-fall accidents caused by slippery floors or hazards
Our lawyers investigate every hospital negligence case thoroughly to determine what factors contributed to the accident and how negligence may have played a role. We will work diligently to help you pursue fair and just compensation for the losses you have suffered due to a hospital fall.
Contact an NYC Hospital Negligence Lawyer
Do not delay. Call us at 1-866-516-5887 or e-mail us to set up your free case evaluation. In all cases, we do not accept attorneys' fees unless we are successful in trial or settlement. We represent clients from the New York City area and throughout the state.