Can I sue a Michigan hospital for medical malpractice if I was a victim of malpractice during a surgery at the hospital?
Under Michigan medical malpractice laws, a patient can sue a hospital only a limited number of circumstances. If the malpractice was committed by a hospital employee, then the patient has the right to sue the hospital. This would include nurses, radiologists, anesthesiologists, emergency room physicians, and other hospital employees. If the malpractice was committed by a surgeon who was not employed at the hospital, like a doctor in private practice who was just operating at the hospital, it then depends a number of factors. It is important to contact an experienced Michigan medical malpractice lawyer to make this determination.