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Physicians and medical facilities have a solemn duty to protect their patients from harm.
Hospital-acquired infections develop during stays at medical facilities such as hospitals, long-term healthcare facilities, and surgical centers. They occur when you or someone you know receives treatment for a different health condition or disease. Some of the most common infections include:
MRSA, or Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, is a strain of the common Staph infection that’s grown resistant to antibiotics. Often called a “superbug,” A MRSA infection is rare in the outside world but can often be found in hospitals where it causes severe health complications and even death.
You may have a legal cause of action against a health care facility if you suffered an infection due to a medical practitioner’s negligence. To prove medical malpractice on the part of a hospital or medical professional in the state of Florida, you must be able to prove a breach of the applicable standard of care.
Physicians and medical facilities have a solemn duty to protect their patients from harm, including taking precautions against infections. If you or a loved one contracted an infected during your stay at a Florida medical facility, you need a personal injury attorney who can help determine if you have a case that meets the legal elements of a medical malpractice claim. Contact the Law Office of Gloria Seidule in Stuart FL today for a free consultation.