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Hospital Negligence

Hospital Negligence

Philadelphia Hospital Error & Malpractice Attorney

If you sought treatment at a hospital in the Philadelphia area and received substandard care, you may wonder whether you have a claim against the facility itself. In these situations, the hospital will typically try to deny liability based on the grounds that it is nothing more than a building that houses the practices of independent doctors, physicians, or surgeons. While this may hold true in some situations, there are others where the hospital is also — or solely — responsible for a patient’s injuries.

The Villari Firm, PLLC represents patients in cases involving hospital negligence and malpractice. With our extensive experience in medical malpractice litigation, we know how to identify all at-fault parties. This may include the hospital or another medical facility where the act of negligence took place. By carefully investigating the incident and evaluating the evidence at hand, we can determine who should be brought to justice and our Philadelphia hospital negligence lawyer can pursue the fair compensation to which the victim is entitled.

For a free, no-obligation consultation with a professional who fights for maximum compensation in every case, call (215) 372-8889 or fill out our online contact form.

When Is a Hospital Liable for Medical Malpractice?

It can be difficult to determine when a hospital is liable, or legally responsible, for a patient’s injuries. While every case is different, there are broad explanations available that can shed light on whether the facility, doctor, or both, are responsible.

A Philadelphia area hospital or medical facility may be liable for a patient’s injuries if:

  • The nurse or physician was employed by the hospital at the time of the event. Employers can be held liable for conduct by employees, including medical malpractice.
  • The hospital was negligent in hiring, disciplining, or investigating employees or independent physicians practicing at the facility. An example may be a hospital that allows an independent surgeon to practice at the facility despite a history of serious errors.
  • Hospital grounds, facilities, or equipment were improperly maintained, leading to an accident or injury. A slip and fall accident or misdiagnosis caused by a defective MRI machine are examples.

Trusted Counsel for Complex Hospital Malpractice Claims

For trusted counsel in your hospital malpractice claim, turn to The Villari Firm, PLLC. Philadelphia hospital negligence attorney Heidi G. Villari has over 20 years of legal experience and has recovered over $110 million in settlements and awards for her clients. A claim against a hospital will never be an easy one, but our firm can take the right steps to present a strong case on your behalf.

Call (215) 372-8889 to find out how we can help you.

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Why Hire The Villari Firm?

The Right Lawyer Makes a Difference
  • Experienced Counsel

    With over 20 years of experience practicing law, Heidi G. Villari knows how to effectively and ethically fight for your recovery.

  • Access to Resources

    The Villari Firm works with the finest of experts, medical doctors and legal professionals who are in the best position to review your case.

  • Valuable Insight

    Heidi G. Villari has been on both sides of medical malpractice cases and is prepared to leverage this insight on her clients' behalf.

  • Prepared for Anything

    At The Villari Firm, we believe that preparation is key to success and are always ready to go to trial to fight on our clients' behalf.

  • Unwavering Support

    Heidi G. Villari is dedicated to doing whatever it takes to effectively fight for the compensation that her clients need and deserve.

  • A Proven Record

    Attorney Heidi G. Villari has fearlessly fought to help her clients recover over $110 million in compensation for their injuries.

Contact the Villari Firm And Leave the Battle to Us

If you have been harmed due to the negligence or carelessness of a medical professional, do not hesitate to let us fight for your rights. If you think you have no chance of recovering compensation, then you have never met Heidi G. Villari.