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FIGHTING VICTIMS OF MEDICAL MALPRACTICE AT ATLANTICARE
Atlanticare Regional Medical center is one of the largest healthcare providers and employers in southeastern New Jersey. The hospital includes over 500 beds and offers a wide range of healthcare services specializations, including cancer treatment, cardiac specialists, pediatrics, and emergency room care.
In the past year it had patients for more than 10,000 inpatient and outpatient surgeries, as well as over 130,000 emergency room visits.
Contact our medical malpractice lawyers today at 1-800-681-3550 or using the form below for a free consultation.
Malpractice At Atlanticare Regional Medical Center
Tens of thousands of New Jersey residents trust their health to Atlanticare Regional Medical Center and expect to get the best care possible. Whenever you have to go to the hospital, you expect to get treatment for whatever ails you, not for the health issues to get worse or to acquire a new health problem because of the failures of your medical team.
Unfortunately, patients suffering avoidable harm at the hands of their doctors happen all too frequently. The patients that suffer in this way can often be saddled with extensive medical bills, life-long pain, and ongoing health problems as a result of medical negligence.
Medical malpractice frequently causes serious injuries to victims. Oftentimes, these patients have to contend with existing health issues much longer than they would otherwise because the issue was not treated properly the first time, prolonging their pain and damaging their quality of life. To make matters worse, the outcomes for the treatment of these health issues are also made worse because having proper treatment to be delayed by negligence often means that conditions that were readily treatable are now more difficult to treat or no longer treatable.
The consequences of medical negligence cases are often severe. Victims and their families are often left with crushing medical bills as a result of having to treat prolonged health issues, remember, these issues are made longer by a failure to treat them properly the first time, meaning the failure of their health care providers directly results in increased medical costs. When you combine this damage to a family’s finances with the fact that many of these injuries will stop a victim from working, or at least reduce their ability to fully perform their job duties, many families aren’t able to contend with the damage to their financial wellbeing.
Medical malpractice laws exist to get fair compensation for victims of medical negligence and their families. These laws help victims recover damages for the physical, emotional, and financial harm they suffered as a result of a healthcare providers negligence. The personal injury experts at Richard Hollawell & Associates are here to fight for victims and hold hospitals accountable.
How Do You Prove Medical Malpractice
Medical malpractice applies to any situation where a patient suffered harm because of the negligence of a healthcare provider. The healthcare provider could be anyone including their nurse, doctor, therapists, or hospital administrators. However, not every mistake on the part of a medical practitioner is considered negligence.
In order to prove malpractice, you must show that the healthcare provider failed to deliver a reasonable quality of care, as any other similarly qualified healthcare provider would have. Generally, in order to prove your malpractice case, you must have a medical expert testify that the actions of the healthcare worker were not within reasonable standards of care. You also need testimony that the improper actions of the doctor contributed to your injuries directly. A lawyer will usually be able to find medical experts for you.
New Jersey Medical Malpractice Lawyer
If you or a loved one suffered harm at the hands of a negligent doctor, you should consult an attorney as soon as possible. Only a knowledgeable NJ medical malpractice lawyer can help you navigate the complex rules around medical liability and get you the full compensation you deserve. Contact Richard Hollawell at 1-800-681-3550 or use the contact form for a free consultation of your case today.