Wocl Leydon, LLC
Contact us for a free consultation
203-333-3339 New Clients / Existing Clients

Medical malpractice lawsuit brought against hospital

It is very important for medical professionals and hospitals to avoid committing negligence which could expose a patient to infections. Such negligence can cause a great deal of harm to patients.

Recently, a case involving allegations of the above-mentioned type of negligence has arisen in Virginia. The case involves a hospital in Virginia.

Reportedly, in 2010, a woman received care at the hospital. According to the woman, negligence occurred during the course of this care. Specifically, the woman claims that she was negligently given an IV which was tainted with the bacteria streptococcus pyogenes. The woman further claims that this alleged negligence resulted in her suffering a blood infection. According to the woman, she had to undergo a variety of medical procedures as a result of this blood infection.

According to the article on the Northern Virginia Daily's website which reported this story, a lawsuit has been brought in a court in Virginia by the woman against the hospital in connection to these allegations. In this lawsuit, the woman is asking for damages. It will be interesting to see what ultimately happens in this case.

As the allegations in this case illustrate, it can be very harmful when hospitals and/or medical professionals commit negligence during the course of providing care to a patient. No patient should have to suffer harm because a medical professional or hospital failed to act properly. Thus, one hopes that all medical professionals and hospitals make sure to not act negligently in regards to patient care.

Source: The Northern Virginia Daily, "Woman sues hospital over blood infection," Alex Bridges, April 7, 2012

No Comments

Leave a comment
Comment Information

Wocl Leydon, LLC is a law firm experienced in handling wrongful death, medical malpractice, auto accidents, fall down claims, nursing home negligence and abuse, car crash and motor vehicle collision lawsuits. The personal injury trial lawyers handle cases throughout Fairfield County. If you have been seriously injured in Stamford, Norwalk, Fairfield, Bridgeport, or anywhere in Connecticut, please call one of our litigation attorneys at 203-333-3339, or email the firm to schedule a free consultation.

Email Us For a Response
Wocl Leydon, LLC

We maintain offices in the cities of Stamford and Bridgeport, and we represent clients throughout the state of Connecticut.

Bridgeport Office 1087 Broad Street 4th Floor Bridgeport, CT 06604 Phone: 203-517-0456 Phone: 203-333-3339 Map & Directions

Stamford Office 80 Fourth Street Stamford, CT 06905 Phone: 203-517-0456 Phone: 203-333-3339 Fax: 203-324-1407 Map & Directions

The sooner you arrange a free consultation with us, the sooner you will understand all of the options available to you. Contact us today to receive information and advice directly from our experienced attorneys.