Skip to Content

Get Your FREE Consultation

Blog

One in Three Hospital Patients Will Be Injured by a Medical Mistake

No one wants to believe this frightening fact. One in three? That’s right. Studies now show that one out of every three hospital admissions includes an injury to a patient due to a medical mistake.

If everyone knew how dangerous hospitals are, I wouldn’t have to explain my job at every social event I attend. I’m a medical malpractice lawyer, and I find myself frequently having to tell people that yes, mistakes do happen at hospitals. And now published research shows the scary truth–hospital mistakes are frequent. They’re downright common. The funny thing is, I don’t usually have to explain this to health care professionals because they know the number of mistakes made in hospitals everyday is daunting. But it’s the rest of the public that is in the dark. No one wants to believe that they could be injured when they are admitted to a hospital. Or that their mother could. Or their child. But the facts show that if all three of them are admitted to hospital at one time or another, chances are that one of them will be injured by a hospital mistake. This is frightening information. I hope as more studies are published and discussed in the mainstream media, we will take steps to make hospitals safer.

TALK TO US NOW
FOR FREE
No Win, No Fee

Review Us

Martin & Jones, PLLC logo

“Thank you so much for everything that you did for Gene and I in our lawsuit and trial. We appreciate all of the hard work, long hours and care that was shown to us. All of you are such special people to us. We are so fortunate to have been represented by the five of you. I hope that you got the chance to get some well deserved rest and sleep.  Thanks again for everything. Sincerely…”

Best lawyers award

Contact Our North Carolina Personal Injury Law Firm

for a Consultation for Your Accident or Medical Malpractice Claim

Call us at 800-662-1234
TALK TO US NOW
FOR FREE
No Win, No Fee

The law firm you choose makes a difference. If you are the victim of an accident or an illness that someone else caused, the North Carolina personal injury law firm of Martin & Jones has the depth of experience, skills and sensitivity to make your road to recovery as smooth as possible. Whether you have experience with the legal system or have never hired a medical malpractice or personal injury lawyer before, our attorneys and staff will do our best to answer your questions, provide clear advice and prepare you and your family for what to expect. If you would like more information or to meet with one of our attorneys, please fill out the form below or call us at 800.662.1234.