Medical Malpractice

Hospital Malpractice

When your treatment from a health care system fails to meet the accepted standards of care, it can feel overwhelming for many reasons, including uncertainty around managing your resulting injury or illness. It may feel intimidating but it is important for your ongoing care to hold a hospital and the health care providers responsible for their failure to provide you with care that meets these important standards.

Most healthcare providers, including physicians, are typically employed by the hospital. As such, the hospital is responsible for its employees. Most hospitals put enormous pressure on employees to cover as many patients as possible, which is the leading cause for making a mistake. A medical malpractice case is designed to not only compensate a victim of medical mistakes, but to also teach health care providers and hospitals how to provide better care.

Grover Lewis Johnson can help you navigate who should be held responsible in a medical malpractice case, whether it is an individual doctor employed outside of the hospital system, or the hospital system’s nurses, anesthesiologists, technicians or other staff. We’ll guide you through the legal process to help you get the results you deserve and receive the finances needed to manage your ongoing care.

How We Can Help

Reach out to us to learn whether you have a case. Because we work on a contingency fee basis, you won’t pay us any fees unless we win your case. Learn how our Medical Malpractice Team can help through a free consultation.

When you work with us, you have our full attention. We take a genuine interest in your case, we listen, understand your objectives, and exceed your expectations.

As we learn about your situation, we’ll apply our knowledge and experience with medical malpractice laws to build a fearless case, involving thorough research and honest recommendations. We use our bold and respected reputation, as well as a genuine interest in your situation, to build a case that gets you the best possible results. Although it doesn’t reverse the hospital malpractice that you’ve had to experience, we are on your side to get the compensation you deserve.

With a proven track record of leading numerous successful trials, including cases involving multiple millions of dollars, Grover Lewis Johnson’s Medical Malpractice Team is made up of the best and the brightest legal minds. Leverage our reputation, honesty, and efficiency to help you win your personal injury case.

Frequently Asked Questions

What are common situations where a hospital is held responsible for medical malpractice?

Common situations where a hospital is held responsible for medical malpractice include the following:

  • Making a surgical error
  • Failing to monitor a patient and take their vital signs when appropriate
  • Diagnosing a patient incorrectly or giving a delayed diagnosis
  • Not consulting the patient’s record for important information
  • Failing to respond to a patient’s call
  • Incorrectly administering medication

How long do I have to file a personal injury lawsuit?

In Michigan, you generally have two years to file a medical malpractice suit. There are important exceptions to this general rule. We will help you sort this out.