Medical Malpractice
No Legal Fees Until You Settle or Win
Get Free Case Review

Harper University Hospital Malpractice Lawsuits and Medical Negligence Claims

Our Michigan medical malpractice lawyers handle medical negligence cases against hospitals. These lawsuits arise when a patient is injured or harmed by a medical error or mistake. In cases involving the death of a patient, we pursue a wrongful death claim for the family. 

Harper University Hospital is a 665-bed general medical and surgical facility with 21,076 admissions in the most recent year reported. It performed 4,873 annual inpatient and 10,955 outpatient surgeries. Its emergency room had 37,910 visits.

Harper University Hospital Michigan Malpractice Lawsuits

 

Medical Malpractice Statistics

According to an article, Medical Malpractice Statistics by Abhiji Naik, an estimated 225,000 people die each year from some form of medical malpractice, from incorrect dosages to surgical errors. Out of those deaths, 106,000 is from the negative effects of their medication. Other medical malpractice statistics include:

  • A full half of medical malpractice lawsuits are filed against practicing surgeons.
  • The ratio between medical malpractice claims is 7.6.:1; for every 7.6 people who suffer injuries due to medical negligence, only one person files a malpractice claim.
  • Around 25% of the doctors in the United States get litigated for malpractice.
  • In 2010, 19,000 medical malpractice claim payments were made in the United States.
  • Medical negligence is the third largest cause of death in the United States.

Most common medical negligence lawsuits against Harper University Hospital include:

  • Anesthesia errors
  • Birth Injury
  • Misdiagnosis
  • Medication Errors
  • Surgery Mistakes

Contact Your Michigan Medical Medical Malpractice Lawyers Today

Patients who suffer injuries due to medical malpractice should  contact the medical malpractice law firm of Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. Call us now at (800) 606-1717 to speak with one of our experienced medical negligence attorneys about your case.