Hospitals, clinics, nursing homes and other medical facilities must be kept sterile and sanitary to avoid infections. When standard regulations are not followed, patients can develop dangerous infections that can worsen existing conditions and even cause death. If you or a loved one suffered an infection in a hospital, nursing home or another facility, speak to an attorney in Minneapolis/St. Paul about your options. You may be entitled to compensation for your pain and suffering, medical bills, lost income and other damages.
Compensation for Nursing Home Infections, Staph Infections
Infections can be caused by bacteria, fungi, viruses and parasites, and they can affect all types of patients. People with weakened immune systems, children, babies and the elderly are even more susceptible to infection. Staph infections are caused by a common bacteria and should be prevented with adequate cleanliness. At Swor & Gatto, P.A., our attorneys can assist you if you or a family member developed any of the following infections while being treated in a hospital, clinic or nursing home in Minnesota:
- Staph infection
- MRSA infection
- Surgical wound infection
- Bloodstream infection
- Urinary tract infection
Even if you aren’t sure if medical negligence played a role in the development of your infection, it is beneficial to consult an attorney with experience in this complex legal area.
The lawyers of Swor & Gatto, P.A., work hard for every client throughout the personal injury, medical malpractice or wrongful death claims process. To schedule a free initial consultation with one of our Minneapolis hospital infection attorneys, contact us toll free at 800-452-5017 or complete our online intake form.
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