Strong Legal Advocates For Victims Of Nursing Negligence
Nurses play a critical role in the quality of health care patients receive. Without nurses, an emergency room, hospital or doctor’s office would be unable to deliver high standards of care. But sometimes nursing negligence or malpractice still occurs in Chicago area hospitals. Because of nurses’ vital role in health care, errors on their part can have serious and lasting consequences for their patients.
At Pfaff, Gill & Ports, Ltd., a Chicago medical malpractice law firm, we provide comprehensive representation to individuals who have been injured while receiving care from nurses and nurse practitioners. Our attorneys go above and beyond, fighting to help clients secure the compensation they need to heal and move forward.
Call us today to set up an appointment and discuss your case at 312-638-2407.
What Types Of Nursing Errors Can Lead To Injury?
Nurses play a critical role in triage, communicating information to physicians, administering medication and monitoring patients’ conditions. When a nurse fails to perform his or her duties to the level required by the profession, patients can be harmed or even killed. Nursing errors often include:
- Failure to contact a doctor in a timely manner
- Misdiagnosis of the symptoms of a serious medical condition
- Failure to communicate patient complaints to a doctor
- Administration of incorrect medication or dosage
- Improper maintenance of a patient’s chart
- Failure to monitor vital signs
At Pfaff, Gill & Ports, Ltd., our attorneys have more than six decades of combined legal experience, enabling them to offer clients knowledgeable legal advice and skilled representation in settlement conferences and at trial. We are committed to helping clients understand their options and securing maximum compensation for their injuries.
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Based in Chicago, we represent clients throughout Illinois.