Medical Malpractice Lawyer | Serving West Haven, CT
Connecticut Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice Attorneys with a National Reputation for Serving the Injured
Attorney Michael Koskoff of Koskoff, Koskoff, & Bieder, P.C., is a personal injury lawyer widely known for winning numerous jury verdicts and out-of-court settlements in excess of one million dollars for his clients and many in excess of ten million dollars. Featured in Connecticut Magazine's Super Lawyers section and The Best Lawyers in America, Michael has been a …
If you have suffered injuries due to a nurse's failure to competently perform his or her duties as required by law, you should consider filing a nurse malpractice lawsuit. A skilled West Haven nurse malpractice attorney can help you recover damages for your injuries, as well as help determine whether the nurse is liable for malpractice.
Did you know that there are several ways a nurse can be liable for nurse malpractice? A common situation that warrants a nurse malpractice lawsuit is when the nurse improperly administers medication to his or her patient. This usually occurs when the nurse doesn't properly follow the doctor's orders. Other common nurse malpractice situations include injuring the patient, failing to supervise the patient, and failing to alert a doctor about essential medical concerns.
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