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What is a “Never Event” and Why Should You Know More?


A “Never Event” is a clearly identifiable and measurable, serious, and usually preventable medical error or event. “Never Events” fall into a variety of categories and consists of medical errors such as bedsores, wrong-site surgery, and medication errors. Medical malpractice is defined as negligence by act or omission by a health care provider in which care provided deviates from accepted standards of practice in the medical community and causes injury or death to the patient.

If you suspect you or a loved one are victims of medical malpractice, negligence or nursing home abuse, please contact us today to speak with an attorney. Our goal is to make sure that your patient rights are protected, and that medical professionals and facilities are held accountable for their actions.

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What is a “Never Event”? | Bed Sores

In Florida, there have been many cases where nursing homes and caregivers have been held liable due to negligence. Bedsores are easily preventable if the correct steps are taken and appropriate care is provided by the caregivers. Failure to do so can result in legal action being taken by the patient or the family and those responsible being held accountable.

What is a “Never Event”? | Contact Our Nursing Home Abuse Attorneys

If you are dealing with the upsetting suspicion that your loved one is being abused in a nursing home, please do not hesitate to call the Jacksonville nursing home abuse lawyers at Edwards & Ragatz today to set up your free consultation. We will be there for you right from the beginning and support you to the end where we will aim to get you the best possible result for your case. Call us today to learn how we can help you.

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