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Kingston’s role as a centre for medical training and services is an immense source of pride for residents. When a city is host to a teaching hospital and school of medicine it is fostering an environment where future doctors, nurses and other medical professionals are able to learn and practice their craft for the benefit of the local population and all of Ontario.
Part of this learning process involves understanding the standards of care every patient is entitled to while under the care of medical practitioners and facilities. If this standard of care is breached through negligence and a patient suffers a serious injury, medical malpractice has occurred.
How Prevalent Are Medical Errors?
Sadly, in hospitals and medical facilities across Canada, as many as 70,000 patients suffer from preventable adverse events every year. Studies suggest 7.5 percent of all patients, and 9.2 percent of child patients, will experience adverse events in acute-care hospitals. Forty percent of these events are deemed to be preventable.
Unfortunately, even as a centre for medical excellence, Kingston is not immune to its share of these devastating events. From medication errors, to acquired brain injuries, to spinal cord damage, to birth injuries, medical malpractice can cause severe pain and suffering for people who expected and deserved a certain level of care they did not receive.
Kingston Medical Malpractice Lawyers
Howie, Sacks and Henry’s medical malpractice lawyers can help if you or a loved one were injured due to negligence at a hospital or medical facility. With expertise in personal injury cases involving complex medical conditions and issues, HSH’s medical malpractice lawyers have built a strong reputation for our compassionate and caring service to clients and our knowledge and skill in the courtroom and during settlement negotiations with insurance companies.
Our team of experienced and trusted lawyers will be pleased to meet with you in your home or at our nearby consultation office guaranteeing you access to high quality legal representation in Kingston. After listening to your story, we can provide advice and advocacy as you make a claim for compensation and damages. HSH’s medical malpractice lawyers will be with you every step of the way on your road to recovery.
We Are Here To Help
Making mistakes – including medical mistakes – are part of the learning process. But when a mistake breaches standards of care and causes serious harm to a patient it becomes more than a simple error. It becomes medical malpractice. If you or a loved one has been hurt by negligence in a hospital or other health care facility, you can trust HSH’s medical malpractice lawyers to support you through the legal process and help you access the compensation and damages you deserve.
News You Can Use
“Medical Errors: A series of Unfortunate Events.” Read the Blog Entry on the Queen’s School of Medicine website.
“Health Ministry Looking Into 4-year Waits for Neurologists at Kingston Hospital.” Read the Article on Global News.
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