Connecticut Medical Malpractice: Emergency Departments Can Prevent Suicide

Saturday, November 25th, 2017 by | Posted In: Hospital Negligence, Medical Malpractice, Uncategorized

New research shows that emergency department intervention can decrease suicide attempts by 30%. A Connecticut medical malpractice case awarded the estate of a Madison man over $12 million dollars after he committed suicide. Yale-New Haven Hospital was found 65% liable and a Guilford nurse practitioner was found 35% liable in his death.

Intervention efforts noted in the study included additional screenings, suicide prevention info, follow-up phone calls, and a personalized prevention plan.

Connecticut medical malpractice cases are complex. Here are some reasons you might have a claim:

Question the level of care you or a loved one received? See if you have a Connecticut medical malpractice case.

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