Monthly Archives: December 2012

21Dec

How Hospitals Can Reduce Medical Error Rates

Posted by Baker & Gilchrist in Medical Malpractice Law, Personal Injury Law

“Medical errors kill enough people to fill four jumbo jets a week.” This statement was made in an insightful piece from the Wall Street Journal which looks at relatively simple ways to reduce these tragedies from occurring. People go to…

21Dec

More Improvements to Reduce Hospital Errors

Posted by Baker & Gilchrist in Medical Malpractice Law

In the Wall Street Journal piece, “How to Stop Hospitals from Killing Us,” surgeon Marty Makary offers several suggestions that would increase hospital safety and reduce hospital errors. After all, as he points out, each week there are enough people killed…

18Dec

Common Instances of Hospital Negligence

Posted by Baker & Gilchrist in Medical Malpractice Law, Nursing Home Neglect

Not only are hospitals responsible for hiring experienced and skilled doctors and nurses so that patients receive proper care at all times, but these hospitals are also responsible for the actions of each medical professional they employ. When a patient…