Lake Charles Hospital Malpractice Attorney
Hospital patients are already ailing and vulnerable. The first duty of nurses, technicians, staff physicians and other hospital staff is to keep them safe from further harm. From orderlies to administrators, hospitals are accountable for negligence and neglect that result in serious injury.
The Townsley Law Firm in Lake Charles has the proven ability to hold hospitals and surgery centers accountable. Our legal team includes lawyers with medical training and decades of combined experience in medical negligence litigation. We have recovered medical malpractice verdicts and settlements for clients in Calcasieu Parish, southwest Louisiana and statewide.
Hospital Malpractice Law Firm In Lake Charles, Louisiana
Hospitals can be sued for malpractice the same as independent physicians. We hold owners and operators of medical facilities accountable for negligence and deviations from medical standards. Hospital malpractice can take many forms:
- Failure to monitor patients
- Failure to assist patients (walking, showering, using the bathroom)
- Falls from hospital beds or gurneys
- Slip-and-fall hazards
- Medication errors
- Surgery and anesthesia errors
- Birth injuries
- Nursing errors
- Diagnosis errors in hospital emergency rooms
- Lab errors and radiology errors
Our trial lawyers are skilled at tracing the negligence of nurses, staff doctors and other personnel. We have the in-house knowledge to screen cases for possible lawsuits, and we have a network of medical specialists in many fields who can corroborate the malpractice and testify if necessary.
Prepared To Go All The Way For Our Clients
Medical malpractice is expensive, and hospitals and their insurance companies will vigorously defend those lawsuits. At The Townsley Law Firm, we invest in cases and prepare for trial. We know that our clients have just one chance to recover compensation for lasting injury, lost income and the pain and suffering they have endured.