Contaminated Medical Instrument Lawsuits
Medical Instrument Infections & Victims’ Rights
Medical professionals should be well aware of the dangers involved in operating with contaminated instruments. To combat these dangers, doctors, surgeons, nurses, and other care providers are required to follow extensive procedures to minimize the possibility of infection due to contaminated instruments.
If you have suffered complications arising from contaminated medical equipment or instruments, seeking compensation for your injuries or the hardship you have endured is an absolute necessity.
A Los Angeles lawyer from Bostwick & Peterson, LLP can review your contaminated medical instrument case and discuss your options for pursuing a medical malpractice lawsuit.
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Contaminated Medical Equipment & Infection Risks
Hospitals contain many germs and bacteria that can lead to serious, life-threatening infections. Infections in hospitals lead to more deaths than breast cancer and AIDS combined, and can lead to life-altering complications such as sepsis.
Contaminated instruments are also very dangerous for individuals undergoing a blood transfusion. Blood transfusion injuries are usually assessed as infectious or noninfectious risks.
These risks usually result from medical negligence on the part of doctors or other medical staff who do not clean their instruments properly or fail to discard contaminated instruments. Infectious risks include the possibility of contracting hepatitis, HIV, or a drug-resistant bacterial infection.
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Bostwick & Peterson, LLP has helped many clients fight for the compensation necessary to not only treat the injuries and ailments that result from medical malpractice, but also to cover the untold emotional costs of these medical missteps. We have won over $1 billion in compensation for our clients, and as Top 100 Trial Lawyers, you can rest assured that our attorneys are at the top of their field.
When medical professionals place you at risk of a serious infection due to contaminated instruments, they should be held accountable. We are here to help you hold these doctors and institutions liable. Call our firm today and take the first step towards getting compensation for the extreme risk your doctors have placed you in unnecessarily.
Contact an attorney from our team if a contaminated instrument has caused you significant harm.
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