We Hold Hospitals Responsible For Errors
Hospitals are supposed to be safe places where people go to heal, not to get hurt. Unfortunately, every year more than 250,000 people are injured while under medical care.
Located in the Oklahoma City suburb of Edmond, Maples, Nix & Diesselhorst holds hospitals, doctors, nurses and other medical professionals responsible for their wrongful acts. Our lawyers work hard to get clients throughout Oklahoma the compensation they need to treat their injuries, support their families and move forward with their lives. To discuss your case with a lawyer at our firm, call 800-539-0652.
At Maples, Nix & Diesselhorst, Our Resources Can Help You Fight Back
When going up against hospitals, many people feel like David battling Goliath. Hospitals are large, wealthy entities that have seemingly unlimited resources at their disposal. You need someone with equal experience and resources in your corner.
When dealing with serious injuries, an incredible amount of time, resources and skill is required. Our attorneys are highly skilled medical malpractice and hospital error professionals.
We limit the cases we take to ensure our attorneys can devote their full time and energy to your case. Our attorneys know what it takes to build strong injury cases, and our firm invests the necessary resources to ensure our clients’ rights to compensation are protected. We have a vast network of medical experts we consult with to evaluate clients’ injuries, examine medical records and review the procedures used.
Compensation For Lost Wages, Medical Bills, And Pain And Suffering
Hospital errors — such as wrong-site surgery and falls caused by improper nurse supervision — can leave victims with serious, lifelong and debilitating physical injuries, requiring repeated surgeries and ongoing physical therapy.
We help clients alleviate the financial stress caused by hospital errors and pursue compensation for their medical expenses, lost wages, and pain and suffering.
Wrong-Site Surgery, Medication Errors And Patient Falls
The National Quality Forum (NQF) has published a list of “never events.” Events that are so egregious should never happen. “Never events” include:
- Surgery on the wrong body part or wrong patient
- Foreign objects left in patients after surgery
- Anesthesiologist errors
- Contaminated drugs or devices
- Improperly using a medical device
- Patient suicide or self-harm
- Medication errors
- Death of mother or baby during labor
- Birth injuries
- Artificial insemination with the wrong donor sperm or egg
- Patient falls
- Failure to communicate or follow up on test results
- Restraint or bed rail injuries
- MRI injuries