Connecticut Medical Malpractice: Shocking Statistics About Busy Surgeons
Connecticut medical malpractice can be caused when healthcare providers deviate from the standard of care and it causes a patient (or their loved ones, in a case of death) significant and permanent harm or injury. A study from a medical malpractice insurance carrier conducted some research on the claims they processed between 2014-2018. The results might be shocking.
- Of all the claims analyzed, 78% of them involved the actions of a healthcare practitioner during surgery.
- Twenty-seven percent of claims alleged a communication failure in the claim.
- Physicians were more likely to have an alleged failing of technical skill than their advanced practice provider counterparts
If you or a family member have been the victim of medical malpractice in a Connecticut hospital or healthcare setting, find out if you have a medical malpractice case. If you question the level of care received, call Robert Messey, MD, JD and Gayle Sullivan, RN, JD, both attorneys are part of the medical malpractice team that will investigate your medical and legal case.