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Never Events

Medical Malpractice
Never Events

Jacksonville Medical Malpractice Serious Injury Attorney

In 2011, the former CEO of the National Quality Forum coined the term “never event” to refer to clear incidents of grave and often preventable medical negligence or malpractice. If hospitals, nursing homes and other care facilities faithfully fulfill their responsibilities to patients, such incidents should never, ever occur.

At the Florida law firm of Cronin & Maxwell, PL, we are committed to investigating the medical care provided to our clients and determining whether they have been injured through medical negligence. Our Jacksonville “never events” attorneys have more than 20 years of experience working with qualified physicians and nurses to review the evidence and build strong malpractice claims.

Types Of Serious, Reportable And Adverse Events

Negligent doctors, nurses, hospitals, nursing homes and others must be held accountable for their actions. If you experience any of the following
medical errors, let our law firm help you pursue justice and financial compensation for your injuries. Such “never events” may involve:

  • Wrong site surgery
  • Surgery on the wrong patient
  • Wrong surgical procedure
  • Foreign objects left in patient
  • Death due to anesthesia errors
  • Patients allowed to wander off
  • Medication errors
  • Maternal death from a low-risk pregnancy
  • Pressure ulcers or bedsores
  • Contaminated oxygen
  • Death from restraints or bed rails
  • Contaminated drugs or medical devices
  • Abduction of a patient
  • Physical or sexual assault
  • Misuse of medical devices
  • Hospital falls
  • Intravascular air embolism
  • Infants given to the wrong family
  • Attempted patient suicide
  • Administration of ABO-incompatible blood
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hyperbilirubinemia in newborns
  • Unplanned electric shocks
  • Serious burn injuries
  • Care provided by someone impersonating a real physician or any other medical professional

Consult Our Attorneys For “Never Events” In Duval County Hospitals And Throughout Florida | Call 904-388-9555

Studies show that in Florida and nationally, only a small percentage of medical malpractice victims actually pursue claims. If you feel that you have suffered an injury due to medical negligence, schedule a free initial consultation with a lawyer today. Simply contact Cronin & Maxwell, PL, at 904-388-9555 or by email.

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