No patient should have to be subjected to medical negligence. If medical professionals or medical facilities act negligently in connection to a patient's care, it can cause great harm to the patient. Thus, it is very important for medical professionals and medical facilities to not commit negligence in connection to the care of a patient.
Recently, a jury reached its decision in a medical malpractice case from Indiana. The case involves a man who reportedly received care at a medical center in Indiana.
The man claimed that, while he was at the medical center, he received negligent care in connection to a blood draw. The man alleged that this negligent care caused him to suffer permanent nerve damage.
The man brought a medical malpractice lawsuit in a court in Indiana in connection to these allegations. A trial was held on this matter. As we mentioned above, the jury in this case recently reached its decision. According to the WLFI article which reported this story, the jury ruled in favor of the man and awarded him a large monetary judgment.
As this medical malpractice case illustrates, great harm can be caused when medical professionals and/or medical facilities act negligently in connection to the care of a patient. Thus, one hopes that medical facilities and medical professionals are held accountable when they act negligently in connection to the care of a patient. One also hopes that medical professionals and medical facilities make sure to not commit negligence when providing care to a patient.
Source: WLFI, "$2.5 million awarded for malpractice," Nov. 1, 2011