Often when we see a news account of a lawsuit against a doctor alleging medical malpractice, one of its allegations includes hospital negligence. This may lead some to wonder what is hospital negligence.
Many, or even most, instances of alleged medical malpractice in a hospital setting, be it in Connecticut or anyplace else, are leveled at people who are employed by or work at the facility. Surgical mistakes, unsanitary conditions and failure to follow proper procedures can all be sources of hospital negligence.
VA hospitals provide care for those who serve or have served our country, including veterans and active duty members from New Haven, Connecticut.
Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease is an illness that many of the readers of our New Haven medical malpractice law blog have possibly never heard of. A general lack of knowledge about the disease is no reflection of an individual’s level of education; it more likely has to do with the fact that the disease is extremely rare.