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San Diego Nursing Malpractice Lawyer

Medical malpractice is not always committed by doctors or surgeons. In fact, nurses play an increasingly important role in hospitals throughout San Diego, and nursing errors may cause serious patient injuries. If you believe that a nurse failed to provide you or a loved one with proper care, you may have grounds for a medical malpractice claim against the nurse or the facility where the injury occurred. A San Diego nursing malpractice lawyer at our law offices can talk to you about your options in filing a claim.

Medical Malpractice Attorney for San Diego Nurse Error Claims

A nursing error may occur in various different situations. Nurses often act as a patient's first line of defense and as a relay between the doctor and the patient, carrying out the doctor's advised course of treatment, administering medication, monitoring the patient, and responding to the patient's needs and concerns. Unfortunately, a nurse may be careless, overworked or neglectful in some way and may therefore commit a medication error, may provide poor follow up care or may allow a patient to develop a postoperative infection. These are just a few examples of how nursing errors may affect a patient in a San Diego area hospital. Depending on exactly what occurs, a patient may be at risk of suffering catastrophic injury or even losing his or her life due to a nursing error.

Although a nurse error may significantly impact your life and may make your future seem altogether bleak and difficult to face, a medical malpractice attorney may be able to assist you in filing a lawsuit against the nurse or hospital responsible for what you have experienced. This can help you with medical expenses, lost wages and in essence can make a big difference as you begin rebuilding your life and work on moving on.

For a free consultation regarding your nursing malpractice claim, contact a San Diego nurse error attorney today!