Can a hospital be sued for negligence if an infant contracted MRSA in NICU while they (the staff) were feeding him?

while he was being fed his milk or substitution iv nutrition was going into his lungs rather than his stomach which cause his MRSA

Baton Rouge, LA -

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Christian K. Lassen II

Christian K. Lassen II

Medical Malpractice Attorney - Philadelphia, PA
Answered

The only way to know if you have a malpractice case is to retain a local med mal lawyer who will order all the medical records and bills and send to an expert to review to ascertain whether there was a breach of the standard of care.

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R. Brent Cueria

R. Brent Cueria

Personal Injury Lawyer - New Orleans, LA
Answered

Anyone can file a lawsuit. The question is can you prove medical negligence. Contact a lawyer that handles Medical Malpractice cases to have your potential case reviewed. Good luck. I hope your child is doing well.

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Salvatore Bonanno

Salvatore Bonanno

Personal Injury Lawyer - Hartford, CT
Answered

I practice in CT, and not in LA; but please contact a top-notch medical malpractice attorney and get their opinion, as time is very important on all these matters.

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