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Hospital Errors

Going to the hospital is already stressful. However, if medical malpractice occurs, your problems can increase exponentially.

If hospital errors have injured you or a loved one, or caused a wrongful death, you deserve justice and compensation.

Lynn C. Harris of Salt Lake City, Utah, will help you collect compensation through a medical malpractice lawsuit.

What Can I Do to Protect Myself?

Like many people in the wake of medical malpractice, you may feel confused and overwhelmed by pain, injury, and loss.

But no matter how powerless you feel, there are things you can do in order to help yourself achieve the justice you deserve.

After an injury caused by a hospital error, you should do these things to ensure a positive result for your case:

Act Quickly

The statute of limitations for medical malpractice in Utah is only two years. You only have so much time to collect evidence, file a claim, and find a medical malpractice lawyer.

Collect Records

These records could be evidence in your medical malpractice lawsuit. Write down what medical professionals say and do, and keep records and receipts of treatment. You should also back this information up by creating copies and storing them on a cloud service or elsewhere on your devices.

Contact a Lawyer

Time is of the essence. You should contact a medical malpractice lawyer — one with a proven track record in cases like these. Lynn C. Harris of Salt Lake City has fought for people like you against big insurance companies.

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​You have someone who will fight for you: Lynn C. Harris and the Jones Waldo law firm.

Best of all, you have absolutely nothing to lose by consulting him about your case. That's because you owe him absolutely nothing unless he achieves a settlement or jury award on your behalf.

Lynn C. Harris specializes medical malpractice, personal injuries. and wrongful death cases. He will use all his knowledge and past experience to best help you.

Because of his work holding medical insurance companies and corporate giants responsible, the National Trial Layers have recognized him as both a "Top 100 Lawyer" and a "Super Lawyer."

His main priority is your wellbeing. Not only will he fight for you in court, but he'll also strive to ensure you heal completely by referring you to a trusted medical professional. You can reach out to our Salt Lake City office or call:

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Medical malpractice lawyer Lynn C. Harris and the Jones Waldo law firm have four locations in Utah: Salt Lake City, Provo, Park City, and Lehi. Visit him to find out if you have a medical malpractice claim.

What Categories of Hospital Errors Can a Medical Malpractice Claim Cover?

You should be able to depend on hospitals for quality, patient-centered care. However, when hospital negligence happens along any rung of the ladder, it can impact you and those you love dramatically.

If you've experienced medical errors, like birth injuries or surgical errors, Lynn C. Harris of Salt Lake City may be able to get you the compensation you deserve through a medical malpractice case lawsuit. Here are the main types of medical errors you can file a medical malpractice claim for:

  • Medication errors, such as giving a patient the wrong pills
  • Technical errors, such as using a piece of malfunctioning equipment
  • Surgical errors, such as puncturing an organ or artery in surgery
  • Treatment errors, such as amputation of the right leg instead of the left
  • Birth injuries
  • Anesthesia errors, such as providing the wrong dosage
  • Shift change errors, such as a nurse not relaying crucial information to their successor
  • Sanitation errors, such as spreading methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia (MRSA)
  • Diagnosis errors, such as failing to provide a diagnosis or giving a misdiagnosis
  • Deadly errors resulting in the loss of a loved one

During this stressful time, you're not alone. Medical malpractice attorney Lynn C. Harris can fight for you and your loved ones with a hospital errors lawsuit. 

You Can Trust Lynn C. Harris With Your Medical Malpractice Case

Medical malpractice lawyer Lynn C. Harris has extensive experience fighting for his clients to receive fair results and significant compensation after medical errors. If you need an attorney that will fight for you, contact his five Salt Lake City, Lehi, Provo, or Park City offices.
Statutes of Limitations for wrongful death in Utah is 2 years.
The statute of limitations for medical malpractice in Utah is only two years. After two years have passed from the time of the incident or your discovery that malpractice has occurred, you can no longer file a lawsuit.

What Are Hospital Errors?

Hospital errors are a type of medical malpractice. They occur hand-in-hand with hospital negligence.

From surgical errors to misdiagnosis and medication errors, medical errors can cause permanent disability, result in the loss of a loved one, and require even more medical attention resulting in astronomical medical bills.

​"It's my job to get real results, good results, [and] fair results for real people. That's our philosophy. That's who we represent. And that's what I intend to do for you." Lynn C. Harris

Will Filing a Hospital Errors Claim Mean That Doctors Won't Treat Me?

After medical malpractice, you may need quality health care more than ever. So, the thought of taking legal action against a hospital and its staff may distress you immensely.

While your fears are completely understandable after your experience, you can rest assured that filing a claim and getting the compensation you deserve will not impact your medical care in the present or future.

Negligence + Causation + Damages

= The Ingredients for a Medical Malpractice Lawsuit

What Kinds of Damages Make a Lawsuit Viable?

There are two types of medical malpractice damages that make a hospital errors lawsuit viable: economic and general damages.

Economic Damages

Economic damages cover multiple areas, like the money you have had to pay for treatment after hospital errors. They also represent the wages and you can no longer earn after medical errors. For example, a family’s breadwinner may no longer be able to provide the income you and your family once depended on. Economic damages cover lost income and allow the family to take care of their child.

General Damages

General damages include pain and suffering or loss of companionship also warrant compensation.

While you can never get back the time taken by your physical and emotional distress or the loss of a loved one, general damages can give you the resources you need to heal emotionally. 

​Still Have Questions?

Medical malpractice attorney Lynn C. Harris can answer them during your free consultation.

How Much Will a Hospital Errors Lawsuit Cost Me? 

You Pay Mr. Harris Nothing Unless He Wins Your Case

If you or a loved one have been a victim of a hospital error, then you likely already have considerable financial stresses. Medical malpractice lawyer Lynn C. Harris understands that burden — and he is here to make sure the negligence of a medical professional doesn’t decimate your finances.

When you work with him, you won't have to worry about the financial side of your lawsuit for two main reasons:

First of all, each consultation at his Salt Lake City law firm is free. That means there is no risk in booking a case review.

Secondly, you will not have to pay your medical malpractice attorney, Lynn C. Harris, unless he wins your case. So, you won't have to invest any money at all into pursuing justice after a disastrous hospital error.

Lynn C. Harris

Lynn C. Harris

Lynn Harris is a personal injury attorney dedicated to helping victims rebuild their lives. He does not collect compensation unless you do

He can arrange to meet you at the location nearest you. If you or a loved one has been injured, reach out to our firm online or call (801) 375-9801 today.

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