According to statistics, approximately 195,000 people die in hospitals each year because of preventable mistakes. Additionally, there are believed to be between 80,000 to 100,000 deaths annually in the United States due to an error in diagnosis. Moreover, there are approximately 15,000 to 19,000 medical malpractice lawsuits filed each year.
Interestingly, it is estimated that 96 percent of medical malpractice cases are settled outside of court. If you believe that a hospital or its staff acted negligently and caused your injury, you should consider read more