In its widely reported and analyzed study, the Institute of Medicine reported in November 1999 that at least 44,000 and as many as 98,000 people die in hospitals each year as a result of preventable medical errors. Many more people suffer serious injuries as a result of medical malpractice by doctors, hospitals and other medical professionals.
Healy Scanlon Veugeler Gannon has successfully represented many individuals and families injured as a result of mistakes or substandard treatment by doctors, nurses, drug companies, pharmacists, hospitals, nursing homes, health maintenance organizations (HMOs) and medical laboratories.
Our attorneys have the knowledge and experience to navigate the complexities of these often difficult cases, including those involving:
These cases often result in catastrophic consequences to the victims of medical malpractice because of the seriousness of the injuries. Healy Scanlon Veugeler Gannon has knowledge and resources to fully analyze medical records, hospital protocols, physicians’ credentials and other relevant documents, determine the appropriate standard of care, and make a complete assessment of the injured person’s damages, including economic damages. Our attorneys have obtained numerous substantial recoveries through jury trials and settlements for our clients and the families of those injured by medical malpractice.