What Happens When a Nurse Commits Medical Malpractice?
Going to the hospital or being treated by medical professionals is a vulnerable experience to begin with—you’re sick and want to get better. Unfortunately, that’s not always what happens even though that’s what you expect. You might think that a nurse will always do the right thing and give you the proper treatment, but they can make mistakes too.
When that happens, you might be wondering what will happen next. Can you file a medical malpractice claim against them? Are they liable, or is it the overseeing doctor or the hospital? Let’s take a look at what you can do when a nurse commits medical malpractice.