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When you go into the hospital, it’s because you are there to receive help in getting healed. But sometimes, you can leave the hospital worse off than you were going in. You may receive an infection that causes you to be much sicker than you were going into the hospital.

If you received an infection at a hospital or at another healthcare facility in Pennsylvania, New York, or New Jersey, you may be eligible for compensation of your illness. If you or someone you love contracted a hospital infection that resulted in serious illness, injury or death, you may want to contact a hospital infection lawyer at Munley Law today.

Hospital Infections Can Happen to Anyone

hospital infections munley lawHospital infections are an extremely serious matter. Every year thousands of patients contract serious infections – very often fatal – while they are hospitalized or being treated at other healthcare facilities. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, an estimated 721,800 healthcare-associated infections occurred in the United States in 2011. This means that in any given day, 1 in 25 hospital patients receive an infection from a hospital or medical personnel. And what’s worse is that 75,000 of these patients died as a result of an hospital infection.

Hospitals are also seeing an increase in the infection named Clostridium difficile, more commonly known as C-diff. C-Diff is known for causing severe intestinal illnesses. In some studies, hospitals reported a greater incidence of C-diff infections than MRSA. And C-diff, which is also resistant to many antibiotics as is MRSA, is spread by fecal spores that are impervious to even the most conventional cleaners and hand sanitizers that can effectively eliminate the threat of MRSA. Although MRSA is generally considered the more dangerous of the two types of infections because it can prove fatal, a new form of C-Diff has appeared that is more resistant, more fatal and easier to contract. Studies have shown the C-Diff has a hospital contraction rate of 25% over MRSA.

Contact a Hospital Infection Lawyer at Munley Law Now

Many of these infections could have been prevented if healthcare professionals have taken the time to follow proper precautions, such as following hygiene procedures. Unfortunately, hospitals will not enforce these rules, cause the risk of infected patients to increase. And that’s why you need proper legal representation for your case.

Munley Law has had success litigating medical malpractice lawsuits throughout the nation. Our award-winning personal injury attorneys will make sure that you receive the compensation that you deserve after becoming infected at a hospital or healthcare facility.

Call an experienced hospital infection lawyer today at (855) 866-5529 and request your free consultation. If you are unable to come to our offices our boating accident attorneys will arrange to meet with you at home or, wherever is most convenient for you. You can also click our chat now button of fill out our easy to use contact form.

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