Many New Jersey residents feel apprehensive when it comes to having to seek medical attention. Even if the visit is for a relatively minor issue, many people may still feel a sense of anxiety. For others this wariness may be warranted, especially if they have suffered due to medical negligence or other malpractice that led to their contracting an infection or other issue.
It was recently reported that a man in another state took legal action for such negligence. Apparently, the man had undergone an unspecified medical procedure and later developed an infection. Additional information regarding the situation was not given in the report. However, it was noted that the man believes that his doctor and the medical center were negligent when performing the procedure and failed to properly treat the infection.
It was unclear what type of issues the infection may have caused or what other damages the man may have suffered. Nonetheless, he hopes that his lawsuit will allow him to seek compensation. He reportedly hopes to gain more than $50,000 in monetary restitution in relation to his situation.
An infection can cause a patient to suffer considerably, and when the issue arose due to medical negligence, it can seem even more disheartening. If New Jersey residents believe that they have suffered due to similar circumstances or due to other outcomes relating to medical malpractice, they may wish to consider their legal options. Speaking with experienced attorneys could allow interested individuals to learn more about legal claims, possible compensation and grounds for moving forward with a case.
Source: cookcountyrecord.com, "Advocate Christ Hospital and Medical Center, doctor accused of negligence", Louie Torres, Nov. 10, 2017